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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Neil deGrasse Tyson Welcomes You to This Universe

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, host of NatGeo Channel's StarTalk and author of StarTalk: Everything you need to know about space travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond  (National Geograp


 2016-10-14  24m

WNBA New York Liberty Players Talk Sports Activism

New York Liberty players Tina Charles, WNBA 2012 Most Valuable Player, and Swin Cash, three-time WNBA champion, discuss their participation in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement on the WNBA stage and why they think it's important for athletes to


 2016-10-14  32m

Ask The Mayor: Voter Registration

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC, and gives more information on last-day voter registration.


 2016-10-14  30m

Brian Lehrer Weekend: 'Genius' Poet Claudia Rankine, Sexist Presidential Campaign, Nobel Peace Prize Goes To....

A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. 'Genius' Poet Claudia Rankine (First) |  The Sexist Presidential Campaign (Starts 17:28) | The Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Is.... (Starts 45:02) If you don't subscribe to the Bria


 2016-10-13  1h0m

30 Issues | Week 27 Recap: What's So Bad (or Good) About the TPP?

Catch up on what we learned during Week 27 of #30 Issues... Hit "play" above to hear what's so bad — or good — about The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). You'll hear: The TPP and the Candidates The History of American Trade Policies Sign up for our #30Is


 2016-10-13  59m

Putin's Master Plan

Doug Schoen, former political strategist for Mike Bloomberg and Bill Clinton and the author of Putin's Master Plan: To Destroy Europe, Divide NATO, and Restore Russian Power and Global Influence  (Encounter Books, 2016), makes his case that the West is i


 2016-10-13  15m

Debating the Cause of the High Cost of Healthcare

Americans routinely say drug prices are a top health care concern. Health care costs in the United States are some 18 percent of GNP, nearly double what other rich countries spend.  We read of drug therapies that cost $300,000 a year or more, and of drug


 2016-10-13  15m

'Genius' Poet Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine, poetry professor at Yale University and author of Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press, 2014), talks about her MacArthur "genius" award for her poetry that engages with current racial issues and her plans for a Racial Imaginary Ins


 2016-10-13  17m

30 Issues | TPP and the History of Trade Policies

I. M. Destler, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and a co-author of In the Shadow of the Oval Office: Profiles of the National Security Advisers and the Presidents They Served — From JFK to George W. Bush  


 2016-10-13  37m

Russia's Disinformation Campaign

Kurt Eichenwald, senior writer with Newsweek, discusses how the Russian news outlet Sputnik incorrectly attributed his remarks in a Newsweek article to Hillary Clinton's confidante Sidney Blumenthal, and how Donald Trump later used the misattribution in


 2016-10-13  23m