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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10 Minute Explainer: Robocalls


Maureen Mahoney, policy analyst at Consumer Reports, breaks down how robocalls work and what — if anything — people can do to stop them.


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2020 Ideas Festival: Baby Bonds


Naomi Zewde, postdoctoral research scientist at the Columbia University Center on Poverty and Social Policy, discusses her study of 2020 presidential contender and NJ Senator Corey Booker's "baby bonds" proposal. The study finds that the policy would con


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Supreme Court Updates


NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, breaks down the current slate of SCOTUS cases and talks about the issues the court will likely take up in the future.


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Ask the Mayor


Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor and recently announced democratic primary contender, takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC.


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De Blasio as Candidate


Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette and co-host of the Max & Murphy podcast, talks about the first day of Mayor Bill de Blasio's presidential campaign.


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10 Minute Explainer: Roe v. Wade


Mary Ziegler, Stearns Weaver Miller Professor at Florida State University College of Law and author of Beyond Abortion: Roe v. Wade and the Battle for Privacy (Harvard University Press, 2018), explains the history of Roe v. Wade and the precedent it sets


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2020 Ideas Festival: Buy Assault Weapons Back From Owners


For this installment of our 2020 Ideas Festival, California congressman and democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell talks about his buyback plan to get assault weapons off the street. @ericswalwell's plan: ATF administers a buyback, over the cour


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San Francisco Banned Facial Recognition. Should New York?


In light of San Francisco's ban on the use of facial recognition technology, Albert Fox Cahn, executive director of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP) at the Urban Justice Center, discusses the use of facial recognition in New York City


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2020 Ideas Festival: Rent Subsidies


To combat high housing costs, Senators Kamala Harris and Corey Booker — both democratic primary contenders — have proposed offering monthly subsidies to those paying more than 30 percent of their income in rent. Noëlle Porter, director of government affa


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What Will de Blasio's Presidential Campaign Look Like?


This morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for president. Christina Greer, co-host of the New York politics podcast “FAQ NYC” and associate professor of political science at Fordham University, considers how he will make his case to voter


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