252 episodes

City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcoming episodes will be devoted to topics such as: predictive policing, the Bronx renaissance, reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, homelessness in Portland, Oregon, and more. City Journal is a quarterly print and regular online magazine published by the Manhattan Institute.

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    • Government
    • 4.8 • 474 Ratings

City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcoming episodes will be devoted to topics such as: predictive policing, the Bronx renaissance, reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, homelessness in Portland, Oregon, and more. City Journal is a quarterly print and regular online magazine published by the Manhattan Institute.

    Virtual Reality or Chinese Dark Enlightenment?

    Virtual Reality or Chinese Dark Enlightenment?

    Author and theorist Bruno Maçães joins Brian Anderson to discuss the geopolitical implications of the metaverse, the philosophical underpinnings of China's rise, and the importance of writing history in real time.

    • 32 min
    Securing the Subways

    Securing the Subways

    Former Metro-North police captain and current Manhattan Institute adjunct fellow Dorothy Moses Schulz joins Brian Anderson to discuss a recent tragedy in the New York City subway, the likely effects of Alvin Bragg's prosecution memo, and the Eric Adams administration’s approach to rising crime.

    • 17 min
    Chicago Teachers Against Teaching

    Chicago Teachers Against Teaching

    Northwestern University law professor John O. McGinnis joins Brian Anderson to discuss the Chicago Teachers Union's push for remote learning, the political geography of the Windy City, and whether Chicagoans can hope for better governance.

    • 21 min
    Can Adams Fix de Blasio’s Mess?

    Can Adams Fix de Blasio’s Mess?

    Tevi Troy joins Brian Anderson to discuss outgoing New York mayor Bill de Blasio's tenure, what Eric Adams might bring to the job, and the recent political trajectory of the Big Apple.

    • 15 min
    The State of the Economy

    The State of the Economy

    Economist Milton Ezrati joins Brian Anderson to discuss the state of the U.S. economy, the role our fiscal and monetary authorities have played in fixing it—or making it worse, and the most important long-term macroeconomic trends.

    • 15 min
    Reinventing Equal Opportunity

    Reinventing Equal Opportunity

    Charles Fain Lehman and Aaron Sibarium join Theodore Kupfer to discuss the sociology of "wokeness," the roots of the diversity, equity, and inclusion bureaucracy, and the future of identity politics in an increasingly multiracial America.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
474 Ratings

474 Ratings

Abwayax ,

Incisive and succinct

A heavy emphasis on public policy, urban issues, and crime, but also featuring some deep dives into longer-form journalism. A sober, moderate perspective, though with clear conservative underpinnings.

cremefracas ,

The best

One of my favorite podcasts. I learn something new every pod

Hitchkennedy ,

Clearly in Decline

As the first podcast I ever subscribed to, it is sad to observe the intellectual rigor has clearly declined. Too many puff pieces to promote some hack’s book and mediocre interviewers and guests make the podcast dull and charmless. Not worth my time now that I have so many other podcasts I could listen to.

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