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Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.
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Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.
© WNYC Studios

    Colin Quinn's Take on the Not-So-United States

    Colin Quinn's Take on the Not-So-United States

    Colin Quinn, stand-up comedian, writer, performer and the author of Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States (St. Martin's Press, 2020), offers his distinctive observations on the crazy-quilt design of this country and the contradictions and consternations of the 50 separate, but united, states of America.

    • 15 min
    (Some) Students With Disabilities Go Back to School

    (Some) Students With Disabilities Go Back to School

    Lori Podvesker, director of disability and education policy at INCLUDEnyc, talks about the special challenges students and families in NYC's District 75, which services students with disabilities, face as the new school year begins.

    • 29 min
    Second Wave of COVID-19 and Lockdowns Ahead?

    Second Wave of COVID-19 and Lockdowns Ahead?

    Ramanan Laxminarayan, economist, epidemiologist and founder and director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has played out in India, which is on track to surpass the United States as the country with the most cases worldwide — plus in other places around world, including Israel, which recently instituted a second full lockdown.

    • 24 min
    Tuesday Morning Politics

    Tuesday Morning Politics

    Amber Phillips, Washington Post political reporter and author for The 5-Minute Fix, and Errol Louis, political anchor on Spectrum News NY1, host of Inside City Hall on NY1, host of the podcast You Decide and New York Daily News columnist, discuss the latest national political news—from the Senate jockeying on RBG's replacement to the news that the Justice Department named New York City an "anarchist jurisdiction."

    • 38 min
    The Politics of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Replacement

    The Politics of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Replacement

    Since Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death late last week, Republicans have vowed to push through her replacement before the election. Sabrina Siddiqui, national politics reporter at The Wall Street Journal and political analyst at CNN, talks about the Republicans who won't go along with it, whether it's enough to prevent it from going through and what the Democrats and Joe Biden may do if they win the presidency and the Senate in November.

    • 36 min
    What RBG Meant to You

    What RBG Meant to You

    Listeners call in to share what Ruth Bader Ginsburg meant to them—to their lives, careers, families and relationships.

    • 11 min

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br979 ,

Great

Great program, and also soothing in a strange way. I'm a huge admirer of Brian's patience and listening skills, even with the most obnoxious blimpish guests or callers. I'm trying to learn from his calmness, which strikes me as not at all passive but the kind of wisdom one should wish for.

M Paris ,

Brian lehrer

Possibly the most intelligent questions you've ever heard when everyone else is spewing out The same platitudes. Brian always manages to go straight to The crux of the matter.

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