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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Biden's New Global Agenda


President Biden announced he will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by or before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. David Sanger, White House and national security correspondent for The New York Times, talks about h


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Ask the Mayor 'Tryouts': Kathryn Garcia


Kathryn Garcia, 2021 mayoral hopeful and former commissioner of the New York City Department of Sanitation, takes calls from listeners about her campaign and the issues facing the City, including maintaining public housing facilities, NYPD reform and tra


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Should We Be Worried About Inflation?


Emily Stewart, senior business and politics reporter at Vox, breaks down the latest news surrounding inflation.


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Another Police Killing Near Minneapolis as the Chauvin Trial Continues


Paul Butler, professor at Georgetown Law and the author of Chokehold: Policing Black Men (The New Press, 2017), joins to talk about what's happening in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Fl


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Public Health, Personal Health and Vaccines


Krutika Kuppalli, MD, infectious disease and global health specialist and assistant professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, answers questions about vaccines, in light of the J&J "pause" foll


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How the 'Pause' on the J&J Shot Will Affect the Vaccination Campaign


The public health community has been clear that the best vaccine is the first one available to you, but today, federal health officials called for a "pause" on using the J&J vaccine after several recipients developed a blood clotting disorder. S. Mit


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Prison Healthcare Was Always Bad. Then Came COVID-19.


A year after returning home from prison, formerly incarcerated people have a mortality rate nearly four times the national average. Dr. Homer Venters, clinical associate professor at NYU College of Global Public Health and also newly appointed member of


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Ask the Mayor 'Tryouts': Shaun Donovan


Shaun Donovan, 2021 mayoral hopeful and former official in both the Bloomberg and Obama administrations, takes calls from listeners about his campaign and the issues facing the City, including affordable housing, racial equity and making up for a year of


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The Stories Our Clothes Tell


Emily Spivack, artist, author of Worn in New York: 68 Sartorial Memoirs of the City (Harry N. Abrams, 2017) and now creator of the Netflix docu-series "Worn Stories," talks about her new series, which explores the special meaning people give to certain c


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What Would a Global Corporate Minimum Tax Mean for the US and Abroad?


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has called for a global corporate minimum tax. Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and GZero Media and the author of Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism (Portfolio, 2018),  talks about how that would affect the US ec


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