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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Ted Cruz vs. Bill Bratton on the Cryptic NYPD Demographics Unit


First, let's catch you up to speed. In the immediate aftermath of the Brussels attacks on March 22, 2016, Ted Cruz issued a statement: "We will do what we can to help them fight this scourge, and redouble our efforts to make sure it does not happen here…


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 2016-03-31  16m
 
 

Fixing Big Ag


Is lab-grown meat the future? Jayson Lusk, professor of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University and the author of Unnaturally Delicious: How Science and Technology are Serving Up Super Foods to Save the World (St. Martin's Press, 2016), makes


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 2016-03-30  13m
 
 

25 Questions to Determine if You Live in a Bubble


Does the term "Branson" make you think of the knighted founder of Virgin Records, or the family vacation town in Missouri? Do you watch Empire? Have you been fishing lately? Depending on your answer, you may be living in an upper-middle-class bubble. Pau


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 2016-03-30  21m
 
 

The American Occupation Through Iraqi Eyes


Kanan Makiya, Bagdhad-born professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Brandeis University, and the author of The Rope: A Novel (Pantheon, 2016), wrote an (anonymous) critique of the Iraqi regime which encouraged American neocons to invade Iraq. I


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 2016-03-30  19m
 
 

What Drives Corporate Activism? (Surprise! It’s Money)


Why - and when - do corporations care about gay rights? Susan McPherson, a corporate responsibility expert and founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, a communications consultancy firm focusing on the intersection between brands and social good, discuss


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 2016-03-30  14m
 
 

Jane Sanders: 'Status Quo Politics in America Has Got to Change'


This conversation is part of a series of "surrogate" interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. We want to be completely transparent about this process, so here’s what we’re planning on doing: we’ll be reaching out to “surrogates” fo


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 2016-03-30  41m
 
 

Battle Brewing Over LGBT Rights in the Southeast


Sarah Warbelow, legal director at the Human Rights Campaign, discusses what civil rights activists consider efforts to weaken anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community in North Carolina, where an attempt to extend LGBT protections was blocke


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 2016-03-29  15m
 
 

The Impact of the African-American Vote


This is the first installment of what will be a series of "surrogate" interviews with representatives of each of the candidates in the 2016 election. We want to be completely transparent about this process, so here’s what we’re planning on doing: we’ll b


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 2016-03-29  8m
 
 

NYPD Arrest a U.S. Postal Worker on Camera


U.S. mail carrier Glen Grays was handcuffed and taken away by police, mid-route, in another case where a videotaped encounter between police and an African American man raise questions. Grays talked about his experience, saying the damage done is "more m


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 2016-03-29  13m
 
 

Good-Bye Gidget: Sex and Teen Girls Today


Peggy Orenstein, contributing writer to New York Times Magazine, author of Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape (Harper, 2016), goes beyond the moral panic and hype through interviews with teens, parents and experts to find out how t


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 2016-03-29  17m