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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Weighing the Impact of the Supreme Court NCAA Decision


Angel Pérez, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, talks about his essay in The Atlantic about the impact (and "perverse consequences") of the Supreme Court's decision in the NCAA case allowing broader incentives and some comp


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Brian Lehrer Weekend: The Case for The 4-Day Week; Why There's Fentanyl in NYC's Cocaine; Black Sabbath


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. The Case for a 4-Day Week (First); Why Fentanyl is Showing up in More Street Drugs (Starts at 21:52); Iconic at 50: Black Sabbath's 'Master of Reality' (Starts at 41:22) If you don't


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Ask The Mayor: Vaccine Mandates, COVID Safety In Schools, Street Vendors And More


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC, including quarantine rules for school kids, the NYPD's enforcement against street vendors and whether workplaces should mandate vaccines.


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Iconic at 50: Alice Coltrane's 'Journey in Satchidananda'


Andy Beta, music writer whose byline has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR and more, discusses how Alice Coltrane's 1971 album "Journey in Satchidananda" was shaped by its time and has influenced


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Vaccine Requirements Take Hold in Europe and the U.S.


Reed Abelson, who covers the business of health care for The New York Times, and Roger Cohen, the Paris Bureau Chief of The New York Times, talk about how employers and institutions across the country and abroad are starting to require vaccination in ord


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The Latest on Vaccine Boosters


Céline Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA, CEO/President/Founder of  Just Human Productions, a non-profit multimedia organization; host and producer of American Diagnosis, a podcast on health and social justice, and Epidemic, a podcast about the coronavirus pandemi


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NYC Nightlife: Recovery and Future Plans


Ariel Palitz, senior executive director of New York City's Office of Nightlife at the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, discusses the report issued last month that looks back on the Office of Nightlife's first three years, the hard-hit sector's


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Extreme Weather Globally May Only Get Worse


Adam Sobel, professor at Columbia University, director of Columbia's Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, host of the podcast "Deep Convection" and author of Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Fu


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Rep. Ritchie Torres on Housing Vouchers and National News


Ritchie Torres, U.S. Representative (D-NY15), talks about his proposed legislation to expand the Section 8 voucher program, plus other issues in his district and Congress.


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Why Fentanyl Is Ending Up in More Street Drugs


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tracked a recent increase in deaths involving cocaine and synthetic opioids. Caroline Lewis, freelance journalist and frequent contributor to Gothamist/WNYC, and Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard, harm reduction


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