The Brian Lehrer Show

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


A New HUD Rule Could Dismantle the Fair Housing Act

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a new rule that would make it more difficult to bring discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act. Elaine Gross, president of ERASE Racism, a Syosset-based nonprofit argues the change would lead to more discriminatory housing practices in Long Island, one of the most racially segregated regions in the country.



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