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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Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Warmaker: Ethiopia and Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia appears to have quickly won a civil war in its northern most province of Tigray. Tom Gardner, Addis Ababa correspondent for the Economist goes over its timeline and what it means to the country's prime minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the Nobel Peac



Progressives and the Biden Appointments

Karthik Ganapathy, progressive communications consultant who recently advised Charles Booker’s US Senate campaign, served as a spokesperson for Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Keith Ellison, and the climate change campaign organization



ICE Detention Issues in Three NJ Counties

Matt Katz, WNYC reporter, talks about his recent reporting on immigration detention centers in New Jersey: a COVID outbreak at the Elizabeth Detention Center, ICE detainees on hunger strike in Hackensack, and why Hudson County Democrats are reversing the



Meet the Candidate: Raymond McGuire

Raymond McGuire, former Citigroup executive and mayoral hopeful, talks about his now-official mayoral campaign.



The Thanksgiving Surge

Leana Wen, emergency physician, professor at George Washington University, contributing columnist for The Washington Post, CNN medical analyst, and former Baltimore Health Commissioner, talks about whether a post-Thanksgiving surge in virus cases is inev



Will You Pay Rent This Month?

Millions of Americans face an eviction crisis as the federal and state moratorium is set to expire on New Year’s Eve. Judith Goldiner, attorney-in-charge at The Legal Aid Society’s Civil Law Reform Unit, talks about what lawmakers can offer residents now



Community Well-Being: Mentoring Young Women in Newark

Allison James-Frison, founder and CEO of Girls; Live, Love, Laugh Inc. Youth Mentor Program and Commissioner on the Newark Commission on The Status Of Women (CSW), talks about how she uses the challenges she has faced to inspire and guide young women in



Public Health vs Religious Freedom

Emily Bazelon, staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School and author of Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution an



Community Well-Being: Feeding Queens

Pedro Rodriguez, director of La Jornada NY service organization in Queens, talks about his work fighting poverty and hunger in Queens.  



John Podesta on Biden's Transition

John Podesta, former senior advisor to Presidents Clinton and Obama, talks about President-elect Biden's transition, including his cabinet appointments, and specifically, how the Biden administration will tackle climate change.