NEXT

Series produced by WNPR Connecticut

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NEXT is a weekly, hour-long radio show and podcast exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. This feed is for stations that subscribe to the weekly show.

NEXT is a project of the New England News Collaborative, ten public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Host Morgan Springer and reporters from stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a lot in common, but also have some sharp differences. Each week features enterprise journalism about topics ranging from climate change to transportation to shifting demographics; long-form interviews about New England's unique character and place in the world; and sound from around the region that tells the stories of its people and environment. NEXT is produced by Connecticut Public Radio and powered by WBUR, WGBH, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, Maine Public Radio, New England Public Media, WCAI, The Public's Radio, WSHU and Connecticut Public. Hide full description

NEXT is a project of the New England News Collaborative, ten public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Host Morgan Springer and reporters from stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a lot in common, but also have some sharp differences. Each week features enterprise journalism about topics ranging from climate change to transportation to shifting demographics; long-form interviews about New England's unique character and place in the world; and sound from around the region that tells the stories of its people and environment. NEXT is produced by Connecticut Public Radio and powered by WBUR, WGBH, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio,... Show full description


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Most New England schools are still fine-tuning their reopening plans. This week on NEXT, we visit a school in northern Maine that has started the y...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Following the rise of protests against police brutality, we look at what has changed, from police reforms to employee walk-outs. Also on this week’...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, we hear from teachers who are agonizing over going back to school and putting their families and themselves at risk — or quittin...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week, in a special episode of NEXT, we listen to a collection of award-winning stories from the New England News Collaborative — from a retros...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, New Englanders debate the removal of controversial statues. Plus, Connecticut is refusing to reveal the cost of some taxpayer-fu...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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The pandemic forced many of us into new habits. Why can’t we do that with climate change? This week on NEXT, why seismic lifestyle shifts to help t...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Eviction cases are expected to soar this summer. This week on NEXT, the debate over extending an eviction moratorium. Plus, a recent night of vanda...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, how to stay safe during a pandemic as reopening continues in New England. Plus, Maine has the worst racial disparity for coronav...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, we talk about the different ways racism has become a public health crisis. Plus, the story of recent efforts to resurface the hi...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Racial segregation is a modern-day problem. This week on NEXT, we hear from an expert on how zoning rules continue to perpetuate segregation in New...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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As protests continue over racism and police violence, some professional athletes in New England are not staying on the sidelines. This week on NEXT...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, as protests continue over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, we hear from an educator on how to dismantle racism in...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Even as restrictions loosen in New England, uncertainties remain over how to avoid spreading COVID-19. This week on NEXT, medical experts answer li...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: A slow reopening is now underway in every New England state. But the uncertainty over COVID-19 is prompting some businesses on C...

  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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As parts of New England reopen, states are working to protect themselves from visitors. This week on NEXT, New Hampshire is wary of beachgoers from...

  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, New England states are still competing for COVID-19 testing supplies. But researchers at Yale University are studying new saliva...

  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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For a hands-on subject like science, remote learning is particularly tricky. This week on NEXT, how science teachers and students are adapting and ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Public health experts say it will take widespread testing to reopen the economy. This week on NEXT, we look at where testing capacity lags in New E...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Health care workers are facing moral dilemmas and complicated questions during the pandemic. This week on NEXT, we hear from hospital workers in Ne...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: Loss of smell has emerged as a possible symptom of COVID-19. We delve into cases in Rhode Island and how the state is screening ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 50:00