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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The Role of Facebook in the Election

Facebook is facing critics, both internally and externally, who are concerned about the company's role in the presidential election. New York Times reporter Mike Isaac discusses the news — or fake news, as the case may often be — from your Facebook feed.


 2016-11-15  17m

Normalizing the Trump Presidency

Hua Hsu, a contributing writer for and The New Yorker, an associate professor of English at Vassar College and former fellow at the New America Foundation, and the author of A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific (Harva


 2016-11-15  28m

President Obama's Reassurance Tour

President Obama begins his last foreign tour as POTUS in hopes of reassuring world leaders that his successor, Donald Trump, won't be a threat to the diplomacy the current administration has cultivated. Eli Stokols, national political reporter for POLITI


 2016-11-15  31m

The Hidden Logic Behind Our Motivations

Do we focus too much on the wrong incentives? Are bonuses the best worker inspiration, or do intangible motivations provide greater motivation? Behavioral economist at Duke University and the author of Payoff: The Hidden Login That Shapes Our Motivations


 2016-11-14  14m

Dear President: "For Black Men Like My Grandfather, Being Gay Equaled Failure At Manhood."

Robert Jones, a writer and winner of the 2014 Black Weblog Award for Best LGBT Blog, discusses his essay about growing up as a gay black man, and the expectations around race and masculinity. This is part of Dear President: What You Need to Know About Ra


 2016-11-14  14m

Listener Call In: How Has Your Religious Community Responded to the Election's Results?

Listeners call in to discuss how their weekend spiritual and religious congregations talked about the results of Tuesday's elections. (Pt. 1) @BrianLehrer Homily at student Mass at Columbia U. last night pointed out Gospel this time of year is (incidenta


 2016-11-14  17m

The Politics of Rural Resentment

Kathy Cramer, Political Science professor and the director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service at University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker (Universi


 2016-11-14  20m

Moving Forward: How Americans Are Responding to the Start of the Trump Era

As the transition toward a Donald Trump presidency begins, Heather McGhee, President of Demos Action and Demos Org, discusses how Americans have been responding to the election and the events that have followed, and what the progressives need to do going


 2016-11-14  44m

How We Treat Our Incarcerated

Bill Moyers, managing editor for and creator the of documentary "Rikers," and Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, professor of law at New York University Law School and author of Just


 2016-11-11  21m

Civility vs. Authenticity in Political Discourse

While we bemoan the incivility of today's political discourse, Keith Bybee, professor at the Syracuse University College of Law and author of How Civility Works (Stanford Briefs, 2016), explores what civility is, what it requires of us, and how the past


 2016-11-11  11m