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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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    • 4.8 • 398 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.

    Critical “Race” to the Bottom

    Critical “Race” to the Bottom

    Christopher Rufo joins Brian Anderson to discuss his recent work on critical race theory (CRT) in American schools, the whistleblowers behind much of his reporting, and President Biden's decision to revoke former president Donald Trump's executive order banning CRT-inspired training in the federal government.

    • 19 min
    Cuomo, de Blasio, and New York’s Future

    Cuomo, de Blasio, and New York’s Future

    Seth Barron joins Brian Anderson to discuss New York governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the pandemic, Bill de Blasio's time as mayor of New York City and the race to succeed him, and the condition of city politics today. Seth's book, The Last Days of New York, is due out in May.

    • 19 min
    Congress and the Balance of Power

    Congress and the Balance of Power

    Chris Pope joins Brian Anderson to discuss the balance of power on Capitol Hill, some major legislation that the new Congress is considering—such as a $15 minimum wage or a "Green New Deal"—and why Senate Democrats are unlikely to abolish the filibuster.

    • 17 min
    Biden’s Retreat on Crime

    Biden’s Retreat on Crime

    Rafael Mangual joins Brian Anderson to discuss why the Biden administration’s policy on law enforcement and prosecution could spell disaster for American cities, last year’s nationwide increase in homicides and shootings, and what New York’s progressive political class has planned for criminal-justice “reform” in the future.

    • 16 min
    City Journal at 30: A Reflection

    City Journal at 30: A Reflection

    Brian Anderson talks with long-time writers Heather Mac Donald, Steven Malanga, and Nicole Gelinas about how they came to the magazine, the issues that they have covered over the years, and the future of New York and other American cities. Fred Siegel also joins briefly to talk about City Journal's early years and its importance today.

    • 59 min
    On White Flight and “Whataboutism”

    On White Flight and “Whataboutism”

    William Voegeli joins Brian Anderson to discuss the subjects of his two recent stories for City Journal the history of the mid-century exodus of whites out of cities, known as "white flight," and political reactions to the January 6 Capitol riot.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
398 Ratings

398 Ratings

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Review

Good informed discussion on important issues not covered elsewhere. The length is perfect. Very informative and enjoyable.

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Finally!

I have been trying to find a balanced podcast that is smart, and can offer various perspectives. This one fits the bill. If you enjoy the Hoover institute podcasts, you’ll love this one. Give it a shot!

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Excellent center right podcast w intelligent discussion on relevant topics.

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