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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This week on NEXT: we discuss the effect of sea level rise on home values around New England. And, we look at water quality issues in Vermont and N...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we learn about a lawsuit levied against Dartmouth College. And, as Hampshire College seeks a "strategic partner," and as Green M...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we take a look at minimum wages around our region. Plus, why renewable energy credits are dropping in value in Vermont. And, how...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we discuss how the government shutdown is effecting individuals around New England, including through a growing backlog of cases...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 49:59
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This week on NEXT: we discuss the role that New England politicians will play in the 2020 presidential election. Plus, we look back at an important...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we go inside a delivery room to hear a new project in action. Plus, we learn about a research team that's working to build a bet...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we hear from a family in Rhode Island who is struggling to pay the bills to keep the power on. Plus, we discuss an offshore wind...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we learn about how an argument in an East Boston high school set off a series of events that led to a young man’s deportation. P...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 49:59
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This week on NEXT: we explore the high drug overdose death rates in our region and why methamphetamine is a rising threat. Plus, we learn about why...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we discuss the opening of recreational marijuana shops in Massachusetts, and the start of legalized sports betting in Rhode Isla...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we learn about the cultural significance of the ash tree for the Penobscot Nation in Maine, and how an invasive beetle is threat...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we discuss the experience of immigrating to our region. First, we speak with a man who fled violence in his home country of Nica...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we discuss election results from around the region. Plus, we explore incarceration rates of African-Americans in Vermont. Finall...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week we listen to stories from our archive that explore new conservation efforts taking place around New England, including the effort to redu...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: as the election approaches, we explore what questions will be on ballots around the region. And, we hear from young candidates w...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we learn about two organizations that are working thousands of miles apart to keep young people out of gangs. Plus, a youth lead...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we hear from a Connecticut family that is coping with psychological distress following their mother's deportation. And, we visit...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: as General Electric replaces its CEO, we discuss what the move means for the company. And, we explore businesses from around New...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: after explosions in the Merrimack Valley, residents, and local businesses deal with life without gas. We check-in on recovery ef...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week we listen back to stories from our archive that explore energy and the environment. First, we travel along the region's largest river and...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 50:00