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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How Millennials Want to Make a Difference

Shauna Shames, assistant professor of political science at Rutgers University at Camden and author of Out of the Running: Why Millennials Reject Political Careers and Why it Matters  (New York University Press, 2017), challenges the conventional wisdom t


 2017-02-01  27m

What You Need to Know About SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Elie Mystal, editor-at-large of Above the Law and legal editor for WNYC's podcast More Perfect, and Elizabeth Price Foley, professor of law at Florida International University's College of Law and counsel of the Washington, D.C. office of BakerHostetler,


 2017-02-01  33m

Taking Back Your Digital Self

Manoush Zomorodi, host and managing editor of WNYC’s Note to Self, previews Note to Self's new project, The Privacy Paradox, which unpacks how to stay connected in the modern world without feeling intruded upon by our services and software.


 2017-02-01  22m

In Other Trump News

Ana Marie Cox, senior political correspondent for MTV News, founder of the blog Wonkette, and contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Jamil Smith, senior national correspondent for MTV News, discusses the latest news from the President Trump administ


 2017-02-01  26m

How Art Is Used for Corporate Control

Nato Thompson, artistic director at Creative Time and author of  Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life  (Melville House, 2017), discusses how institutions use art and culture to gain profit and constrain dissent.


 2017-01-31  12m

The Rejection of Refugees Is 'Manifestly Unchristian'

James Martin, SJ, Jesuit priest, editor at large of America Magazine, and author of the new novel Jesus: A Pilgrimage  (HarperOne, 2016), unpacks why many Christians have no issue supporting President Trump, and his policies including the refugee ban and


 2017-01-31  18m

Navigating the Immigration Ban

Camille Mackler, director of legal initiatives at the New York Immigration Coalition, reports on what it was like when JFK was flooded with lawyers seeking to help immigrants and takes questions from listeners concerned about how the immigration ban affe


 2017-01-31  21m

New York's AG Says Immigration Ban Is 'Unconstitutional'

Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, declared — along with 15 other attorneys general — President Trump's executive order on immigration to be unconstitutional. He talks about this and his lawsuit against the Board of Elections after voters we


 2017-01-31  26m

Conservatives Find the Order in Trump's Refugee Madness

John Hart, editor in chief of Opportunity Lives, a news site dedicated to highlighting conservative solutions and former communications director for U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, explains how what the bigger picture of the refugee ban is: Trump is "being toug


 2017-01-31  32m

Legal Advice for Those Affected by the Immigration Order

Allan Wernick, professor of law at Baruch College and director of CUNY Citizenship Now!, offers advice for those affected by President Trump's recent executive order barring immigration from certain Muslim countries. On Sunday, New York Governor Cuomo pl


 2017-01-30  25m