PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
2016 Election Road Trip
March 14, 2016 6 Comments

The Ups And Downs Of Trump’s Business Career In South Florida

Donald Trump calls South Florida his second home, and his name is on some of the most recognizable buildings in the area.

March 14, 2016 4 Comments

Countdown To Florida’s Winner-Take-All Primary

Tuesday’s primary puts 99 Republican delegates up for grabs, and the winner takes them all. Polls show Donald Trump leading.

March 8, 2016 4 Comments

In Detroit High School, Young Men Exceed Expectations

Every student in Loyola High School’s recent graduating classes has been accepted to a two- or four-year college.

March 8, 2016 2 Comments

Baklava And Politics Are On The Menu At Dearborn Cafe

In a bakery founded by a Lebanese immigrant, we sit down with three members of the city’s large Arab-American community.

March 8, 2016 12 Comments

Union Plumbers Volunteer To Help In Flint

Members of UA Local 370 have been volunteering their time this winter, replacing filters and faucets in homes in Flint, Michigan.

March 8, 2016 3 Comments

Michigan Votes With Flint And The Economy On Voters’ Minds

With the Flint water crisis still underway and the economic downturn still being felt, Michigan voters go to the polls.

March 7, 2016 Comment

The Test Track For Cars Of The Future Is Open In Ann Arbor

Mcity looks like a movie set, but it’s actually where self-driving cars learn to behave on American roads. We take a tour with the director.

March 7, 2016 13 Comments

Water Crisis Makes Flint Real Estate A Hard Sell

Robin Young takes a tour of Flint real estate, and learns that bargain prices can’t make up for tainted water.

March 7, 2016 6 Comments

Swedish Reporter Translates Presidential Race For Audience Back Home

At the local plumbers and pipefitters union in Flushing, we met Erika Bjerstrom, U.S. correspondent for Swedish National Television.

March 7, 2016 13 Comments

A Michigan GOP View Of The Presidential Contest

We speak with Michigan’s Republican National Committeewoman, Ronna Romney McDaniel, who is also Mitt Romney’s niece.

March 1, 2016 6 Comments

Democratic Voters In The Red State Of Tennessee

Jeremy Hobson talks with Democrats in a state that learns Republican in presidential races, but has pockets of Democratic support.

March 1, 2016 3 Comments

How Newcomers Are Changing Tennessee

Jeremy Hobson talks with political analysts and visits a center that offers services to Nashville’s growing immigrant population.

March 1, 2016 8 Comments

Recalling The Chattanooga Shooting Tragedy

Four Marines and a sailor were killed in the mass shooting. Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock finds out how it affected the city – and a survivor.

March 1, 2016 2 Comments

Voter Turnout Expectations In Tennessee

There was record turnout for early voting in Tennessee. Chas Sisk of WPLN in Nashville discusses expectations for turnout overall.

March 1, 2016 41 Comments

Country Music And Politics Go Arm In Arm

In Nashville, the country music capital, Jeremy Hobson sits down with country music historian Don Cusic.

February 29, 2016 6 Comments

In Tennessee, Ben Carson, Rep. Blackburn Talk Super Tuesday

Jeremy Hobson spoke with Ben Carson, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and voters at a GOP event in Franklin.

February 29, 2016 38 Comments

What Evangelicals Want In The 2016 Election

As GOP candidates try to appeal to evangelicals, Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore discusses the campaign issues and tone.

February 29, 2016 2 Comments

Taking The Pulse Of Tennessee Ahead Of Super Tuesday

Nashville Public Radio’s Blake Farmer and journalism professor Otis Sanford discuss biggest issues for voters ahead of the primary.

February 22, 2016 7 Comments

In Rural Nevada Politics, Little Room For The ‘Establishment’

Nevadans who live in “the rurals” are whiter, older and carry a proud brand of anti-establishment politics.

February 19, 2016 7 Comments

From A Gun-Free Trump Rally To A Quiet Sit-Down With Jeb

Jeremy Hobson talks with Republican voters at three events across South Carolina, ahead of the state’s primary election.

Find past shows by date
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.