Last July Diane spoke with Financial Times columnist Edward Luce about his book, "The Retreat of Western Liberalism." A year later, we have invited him back for an update.
We’re losing an entire generation: That’s how many have described the magnitude of the opioid addiction crisis we face in this country. A researcher and the director of a drug abuse treatment clinic offer their perspectives on what’s happening and efforts to reverse the trend. Then, what we can learn about political polarization and compromise from a new play about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
- Dr. Andrew Kolodny Co-director, opioid policy research, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, executive director, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing,and former chief medical officer, Phoenix House Foundation
- Stephanie Bergeron Executive director, Serenity Place, Manchester, NH
- Edward Gero Four-time Helen Hayes Award winner actor; currently playing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in the play "The Originalist"
- John Strand Playwright; his play "The Originalist" is currently running at Arena Stage in Washington, DC
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