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

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Reckoning With the History of Eugenics


Jack Tchen, professor of Public History & Humanities and director at the Clement Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University Newark and Cara Page, grassroots organizing director of the Anti-Eugenics Project a


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What's In NYC's Delivery Worker Bill


This week New York's City Council passed a nation-leading slate of bills to improve working conditions faced by the city's food delivery workers, including minimum payments required for workers, a maximum distance per delivery, and access to restaurant b


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Who Will Replace Angela Merkel?


Rob Schmitz, NPR's international correspondent based in Berlin, discusses Sunday's election results as Germany votes for a new chancellor and talks about the legacy that Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves behind.


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Call-in: New York's Healthcare Worker & the Vaccine Mandate Deadline


Today is the day New York State's COVID vaccine mandate goes into effect for healthcare workers. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers, call in to talk about whether you're worried about staffing shortages, or whether you're prepared to lose your


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Monday Morning Politics With Patrick Gaspard


Patrick Gaspard, president and chief executive officer of the Center for American Progress and former US ambassador to South Africa, talks about the latest on Haitian migrants and the United States' immigration policy, plus other national political news.


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Lights, Camera, Labor Action: Hollywood's Behind the Scenes Workforce Plans a Strike


Workers in the 150,000-member Hollywood skilled crafts union are threatening to strike over low pay and marathon workdays. Listeners call-in on whether they support the action, and if the pandemic has changed the way they view working conditions.


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Brian Lehrer Weekend: NYC Jobs Outlook; Paul Offit on Vaccines & Other Medical Breakthroughs; Kill This Bug


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. New York City's Still Shaky Economy(First) | How We Got Vaccines and Other Medical Advances (Starts at 39:13) | Please Kill This Bug (Starts at 1:01:10) If you don't subscribe to the


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Ask the Mayor: Rikers Island Crisis; Booster Shots; Teacher Shortages


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC.


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Biden Disappoints With 'Inhumane' Deportations


Anu Joshi, vice president of policy at the New York Immigration Coalition, and Tracy Reines, regional director in the resettlement, asylum & integration unit at the International Rescue Committee, talk about the mounting crisis at the southern border


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Climate Science for All


Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texas Tech University, chief scientist of The Nature Conservancy, lead author for the Second, Third, and Fourth US National Climate Assessment, host of the PBS digital series Global Weirding and the author of Saving


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