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, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, and many others.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 137 days 7 hours 56 minutes


Monday Morning Midterm Politics

Steven Shepard, senior campaign and elections editor and chief polling analyst for Politico, shares his analysis on the state of the midterm elections, including a recent New York Times/Siena poll where Democrats appeared stronger than some thought, and how the issue of migrants seeking asylum is playing out in campaigns...



The Right to Shelter in NYC and the Future of NYCHA

David Brand, senior reporter and editor covering housing and homelessness at City Limits, shares updates on the continued fallout of the arsenic scandal at NYCHA and the city's right to shelter as asylum seekers arrive.



Updates on Your Work Life

The Partnership for New York City surveyed more than 160 employers in Manhattan and their recent findings indicate that hybrid schedules are popular for office workers in the city, with 49% reporting to their workplace on an average weekday. Listeners call in to share what their work lives have been like recently.



The People's Guide To Power: New York's New Electoral Maps

WNYC/Gothamist senior political reporter Brigid Bergin hosts a conversation about how recent redistricting has changed what politics and campaigning looks like in New York.

NYC's New District LinesFirst, we'll take a look at the new electoral map being drawn up for New York City...



Brian Lehrer Weekend: Lin Manuel Miranda, Andy Borowitz , Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Lin-Manuel Miranda On Politics, Art and Mentorship (First) | Andy Borowitz on Ignorance (Starts at 7:12) | Inside Biden's 'Cancer Moonshot' Initiative (Starts at 36:38)

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Has Your Style Changed Since the Pandemic?

The pandemic has caused many people to make changes in their lives for various reasons. Listeners call in to share how what they wear has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began.



NYC's Right to Shelter, Migrants Seeking Asylum and the Housing Crisis

Errol Louis, political anchor of Spectrum NY1 News, host of Inside City Hall, New York Magazine columnist and host of the podcast You Decide, explains NYC's right to shelter and looks at the larger issue of the affordable housing crisis and the political gamesmanship involving migrants being bused to the City from Texas.



Should Alcohol Come With a Warning Label?

Marissa G. Hall, assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School's Department of Health Behavior, faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center and a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the link between alcohol and cancer, and why better warning labels might be effective in helping consumers make better choices for their health.



The Latest January 6th Committee Updates

Zachary Cohen, national security reporter for CNN, joins with the latest updates on the January 6th Committee's investigation.



NJ's Single-Use Bag Ban Runs Into Some Problems

New Jersey single-use plastic and paper bag ban went into effect earlier this year, but it has had some unintended side effects. New Jersey State Senator Bob Smith (D-District 17), chair of the Senate environment and energy committee, talks about how they might amend the law to cut down on the large number of reusable grocery bags people are hanging on to.