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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NYC Goes After Private Home Owners Using Airbnb


Thinking about listing your apartment on Airbnb to make some extra cash? If you live in New York City, you might want to get the facts straight. WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz reports on how the city uses old regulations to penalize private homeowners who us


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 2016-09-13  8m
 
 

Pro-Tips on How to Talk to Strangers


Kio Stark, author of When Strangers Meet: How People You Don't Know Can Transform You (Simon & Schuster/ TED, 2016), shares her practice of initiating communication with the strangers she encounters and how it enriches her life.   → You can see the a


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 2016-09-13  16m
 
 

Dakota Access Pipeline Project: 'We Need Infrastructure for People, Not Oil Companies


After months of protest the movement against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline broke new ground. On Friday afternoon the Obama administration took a stand for Native American rights when it temporarily blocked the construction of the pipelin


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 2016-09-13  20m
 
 

30 Issues | Facing Whiteness in Schools


Several New York City private schools have attempted to address issues of race, class, and privilege as part of their students’ education. Phil Kassen, director of Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School (LREI), a private school in Manh


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 2016-09-13  30m
 
 

Winning Over Trump's 'Other Basket'


When Hillary Clinton made a comment at a fund-raiser last Friday that half of Donald Trump’s supporters could be put in a “basket of deplorables,” it ignited a feud (and inspired an array of t-shirts). What Clinton said about the other basket — the other


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 2016-09-13  34m
 
 

30 Issues | Facing Whiteness


"It's the responsibility of white people to talk to white people," says Whitney Dow, filmmaker, educator, creator of The Whiteness Project. "I'm not qualified to have cross-race discussions, I'm qualified to talk to my own community." Dow talks about his


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 2016-09-12  40m
 
 

Fighting Subtle Sexism At Work


Jessica Bennett, journalist, critic, contributing editor for LeanIn.org and the author of Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace discussed tactics for overcoming sexist attitudes, subtle and blatant, in the workplace. @jess


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 2016-09-12  10m
 
 

30 Issues | Facing White Privilege


"It's the responsibility of white people to talk to white people," says Whitney Dow, filmmaker, educator, creator of The Whiteness Project. "I'm not qualified to have cross-race discussions, I'm qualified to talk to my own community." Dow talks about his


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 2016-09-12  40m
 
 

What You Need to Know About the NY State Elections


Tomorrow is primary election day for state offices, the third primary this year (after presidential and congressional). In this historically "blue" city, prior winners have faced little opposition in November. Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette,


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 2016-09-12  19m
 
 

What You Need to Know About the NY State Elections


Tomorrow is primary election day for state offices, the third primary this year (after presidential and congressional). In this historically "blue" city, prior winners have faced little opposition in November. Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette,


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 2016-09-12  19m