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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Covering Climate Now: The Plight of Climate Refugees


Climate change is changing migration patterns and forcing people to move for survival. Abrahm Lustgarten, senior reporter investigating climate and our response to a rapidly changing environment, at ProPublica, talks about how this should inform policy h


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How People are Reacting to the Guilty Verdict


Jamil Smith, senior correspondent for Vox, reacts to the guilty verdict of Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin, and talks about how it fits into the movement for racial justice.


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Historian and Rutgers Pres. Holloway on the Chauvin Guilty Verdict -- and the Vaccine Mandate


Jonathan Holloway, president of Rutgers University and the author of The Cause of Freedom: A Concise History of African Americans (Oxford University Press, 2021), puts the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin in historical context, plus talks about the news


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Chauvin Found Guilty on All Counts


Jami Floyd, senior editor for race and justice at WNYC, offers legal analysis of the guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd last year.


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Covering Climate Now: Rooftop Solar


Seth Blumsack, professor of Energy and Environmental Economics and International Affairs and director of the Center for Energy Law and Policy at Penn State University, talks about the status of rooftop solar panels and the power grid.  Plus, Tim Cawley, 


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Waiting for a Verdict in the Chauvin Trial


Jami Floyd, senior editor for race and justice at WNYC, offers legal analysis of the Chauvin trial, as the jurors deliberate, plus talks about the makeup of the jury, and the instructions they were given from the judge on how to apply the law to the fact


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Larry Krasner's 'Progressive Prosecution'


Larry Krasner, Philadelphia district attorney, former civil rights and defense attorney, and author of the new book, For the People: A Story of Justice and Power (One World, 2021), talks about his approach to prosecution, as a means to criminal justice r


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The Latest COVID News


Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, university professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and director of ICAP at Columbia University, talks about the latest COVID news and shares her thoughts on outdoor maskin


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Ask the Mayor 'Tryouts': Raymond McGuire


Raymond McGuire, former Citigroup executive and mayoral hopeful, takes calls from listeners about his campaign and the issues facing the City.


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24 Days on a Bus: The Torturous World of Prison Transport


Every Tuesday evening through May 4th, The Greene Space and the non-profit advocacy organization Worth Rises are holding virtual panel discussions about the business side of the prison industry, asking: who profits when people get put away? We're preview


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