2 PM Public Affairs Programs

Monday - Friday at 2 PM

The 2:00 PM hour-long block of public affairs programs on Maine Public Radio is a mix of different programs produced around the globe. Please note that the broadcast schedule is subject to change. Updates are made as soon as practical.

For more information on the programs featured in the 2:00 pm public affairs time slot please see the full Maine Public Radio schedule

If you can't find what you're looking for please email Audience Services or call 1-800-884-1717.

Friday, September 21 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

Thursday, September 20 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Southwest Harbor and the Claremont Hotel, for a talk by Stephen J Rapp, the Chairman of the Commission for International Justice and Accountability, The Hague, The Netherlands. The topic is, "Fulfilling the Promise of Never Again: Arresting & Trying Perpetrators of Mass Atrocities"

Wednesday, September 19 at 2:00 pm

Greg Gutfeld

Tuesday, September 18 at 2:00 pm

Medicare And Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma

Here’s a rare chance to hear from the Trump administration official who oversees Medicare and Medicaid. Seema Verma is only the 15th person ever confirmed to the post. She was nominated by President Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 13, 2017. As administrator, Verma oversees a $1 trillion budget, 26 percent of the total federal budget, which administers health care programs for more than 130 million Americans.

www.midcoastforum.org/
www.midcoastforum.org

  

Monday, September 17 at 2:00 pm

Speaking In Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations. The topic is Russia, and the speaker is Ambassador Michael McFaul, who served in that capacity to Russia in from 2009 to 2012.  

Friday, September 14 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

  

Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport, and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk on North Korea by two representatives from the Hudson Institute in Washington DC - Senior Fellows Melanie Kirkpatrick and Jack David who formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction and Negotiations Policy. They address the topic, "North Korea—Perils and Unhappy Options."

Wednesday, September 12 at 2:00 pm

Admiral James Stavridis and Richard Fontaine: Extended Missions: The American Military Abroad

facebook.com/UMainePoliSci

  

Tuesday, September 11 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine next takes us to the Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor for a talk by James Warhola, professor of political science at the University of Maine. He discusses the core ideas driving Russian foreign policy in a talk titled, "What in the World is Russia Doing—and Why?"

Monday, September 10 at 2:00 pm

Preparing for the Next Global Epidemic

It’s been 100 years since the Spanish flu killed millions worldwide. While we’ve made medical and technological progress in the century since, the world remains vulnerable to mass disease.

Friday, September 7 at 2:00 pm

NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast about New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. It's hosted by John Dankosky at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asks questions about how we power our society, how we move around, and how we adapt. It's about trends that provide us challenges and present us with new opportunities. New England has old rules and customs, with well-worn pathways forged centuries ago, and its population is aging fast.

Thursday, September 6 at 2:00 pm

Associate Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings

Wednesday, September 5 at 2:00 pm

Associate Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings

Tuesday, September 4 at 2:00 pm

Preparing for the Next Global Epidemic

It’s been 100 years since the Spanish flu killed millions worldwide. While we’ve made medical and technological progress in the century since, the world remains vulnerable to mass disease.

Monday, September 3 at 2:00 pm

Alcohol: Tonic or Toxin?

As Canada and other locations move towards legalization of marijuana, Ideas looks at that other drug that many of us already have in our homes and use on a daily basis: alcohol. How did we start using it? How does it affect our health and society? And given the latest scientific research, should we still drink it?

Pages