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


City Workers Are Back in the Buildings

New York City's municipal workforce has been ordered back in the office full-time, and many people are not happy about it. New York Times metro reporter Dana Rubinstein reports what she's been hearing from public employees on COVID safety procedures and productivity and talks about what this might mean for the future of government work.