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, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, and many others.

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The Dark Side of Sports Betting


Felicia Grondin, executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, talks about the problem with gambling addiction in New Jersey, which has been on the rise since sports betting was legalized a few years ago.


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Rollbacks for Trans Inmates in NYC and NJ


Adam Rhodes, journalist with Investigative Reporters and Editors who writes about how queer people are criminalized in the United States, reports that in New Jersey, tabloid headlines have led to prison housing placements inconsistent with gender identity. And a new investigation from The City reveals that a unit for trans women at Rikers Island has "collapsed" under the Adams administration...


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The Year Of Clinton and Giuliani — How 1993 Helped Give Us The World of 2023: Part Five, Editorial Board


In this series, we explore the elections and policies of Pres. Clinton and Mayor Giuliani and their impact on the world in 2023...


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Your Favorite Movies Over the Last Year


In honor of the Oscar nominations announcement yesterday, we're asking listeners what their favorite movie moments of the last year were. What movies did you love and what movies brought you back to the theaters?


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The Year Of Clinton and Giuliani — How 1993 Helped Give Us The World of 2023: Part Four, Crime in NYC


1993 saw the inauguration of a Democratic U.S. president and a Republican mayor of New York. In this series, we explore the elections and policies of Pres. Clinton and Mayor Giuliani and their impact on the world in 2023...


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Call Your Senator: Sen Gillibrand on 'Abraham Accords' Trip; Military Spending; and More


U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D NY) talks about her work in Washington, her trip to countries in the Abraham Accords - Morocco, Bahrain, UAE and Israel, and her announcement that she'll seek another term in office. 


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Fentanyl Is Fueling an Unprecedented Rise in Overdose Deaths


With news that the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl is responsible for a continued rise in overdose deaths in New York City and elsewhere, Sam Quinones, independent journalist and the author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic and (now in paperback), The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth (Bloomsbury, 2021), and Courtney McKnight, clinical assistant professor of epidemiology at NYU's School of Global Public Health, talk about...


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The Latest Round of Tech Layoffs


Tripp Mickle, tech reporter for The New York Times, shares reporting on the latest round of layoffs in the tech sector, which have been "an awakening for a generation of workers who have never experienced a cyclical crash."? Tech Layoffs Shock Young Workers. The Older People? Not So Much.


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Your Tiny, Annoying Tasks


Listeners call in to share the steady progress they've made on their (tiny) resolutions so far. What small, annoying tasks did you keep putting off last year and how did you finally accomplish them?


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The Year Of Clinton and Giuliani — How 1993 Helped Give Us The World of 2023: Part Three, Electing Rudy


1993 saw the inauguration of a Democratic U.S. president and a Republican mayor of New York. In this series, we explore the elections and policies of Pres. Clinton and Mayor Giuliani and their impact on the world in 2023...


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