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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 3477 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 0 Tage


Rent Subsidy to Prevent Homelessness

New York Assembly Member (D-28th District, Forest Hills), Andrew Hevesi, and New York State Senator (D-Manhattan, 28th district), Liz Krueger, who is chair of the Senate Finance Committee, talk about Home Stability Support, a bill that would provide subs



South Carolina & Nevada Lift Power of Nonwhite Voters

In the 2020 presidential race, after Iowa and New Hampshire make their choices, the more ethnically diverse states of Nevada and South Carolina hold their primaries.  Hugh Jackson, editor of the Nevada Current, and Gavin Jackson, host of the South Caroli



How Social Media Propagates Hateful Ideology

Charlie Warzel, New York Times Opinion writer at large, discusses the terror attacks on a New Zealand mosque and the use of social media platforms to spread hateful ideologies.



Nassau County Says No to Pot

Laura Curran talks about why she's recommending Nassau County opt out of legal pot sales, if New York State were to legalize recreational marijuana. @BrianLehrer I also CONGRATULATE Supervisor Curran for having the courage to correct the previously unfai



Be a Better Patient

Sana Goldberg, registered nurse, public health advocate and the author of How to Be a Patient: The Essential Guide to Navigating the World of Modern Medicine (Harper Wave, 2019), offers consumers clear-cut advice on dealing with today's healthcare system



Elizabeth Warren's Sprawling Progressive Platform

From calling for the end of the electoral college to universal childcare to breaking up Facebook, Elizabeth Warren has been churning out a progressive policy platform.     Alyssa Mastromonaco, former assistant to President Obama, co-host of Crooked Media



Pot and Social Justice in NY and NJ

As the New Jersey legislature gets ready to vote on recreational marijuana legalization, New York continues to work on it. WNYC New Jersey reporter, Karen Rouse, and Amol Sinha, executive director of ACLU New Jersey, talk about how each state is approach



Gov. Cuomo Talks NYS Budget and More

Ahead of the April 1 deadline, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about key parts of the New York State budget, including criminal justice reform, and other statewide news.



#BlackAndIVF: Opening Up About Infertility

L. Joy Williams, president of the Brooklyn National Association for the Advanced of Colored People (NAACP) and creator and host of “Sunday Civics” podcast, talks about starting the IVF process, why she thinks too many women still suffer in silence regard



Brazilian Prime Minister's Ties to Violent Paramilitary Gangs

Ahead of President Trump's meeting with Brazil’s Prime Minister Jair Bolsonaro, Glenn Greenwald, co-founding editor of The Intercept, former constitutional law and civil rights litigator and author of No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.