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Lily Tyson

NENC/NEXT Producer

Lily is the producer of NEXT for the New England News Collaborative. She grew up in Connecticut, and has a B.A. in Russian and Peace and Conflict Studies from Swarthmore College. She formerly worked as a freelance producer for WBUR’s daily talk show, Radio Boston.

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Between November of 2016 and June of 2018, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) saw it's membership jump from 5,000 to over 40,000

This hour we'll explore what socialism means today, and why the ideology is having a resurgence. Plus, why are more young people getting involved in the movement? 

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Tucked away in the northwest corner of Connecticut, just a few miles from the Massachusetts border, stands the New England Accordion Connection and Museum Company. The museum houses over 600 accordions, thousands of pages of sheet music, and a jukebox filled with hours of accordion music.

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This week, Will Leitch, from New York Magazine, wrote that "The Era of the Old Athlete is Over." Is it? And what does this mean for the future of sports?