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 the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others.Jonathan Lemire, White House reporter for the Associated Press and political analyst for MSNBC/NBC News, talks about the latest national political news of the day, including Michael Cohen's business dealings, the newly-released American prisoners from Adam Bisaga, MD, an addiction psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and the author of Overcoming Opioid Addiction: The Authoritative Medical Guide for Patients, Families, Doctors, and Therapists (The Experiment, 2018), offer Robert Thompson, founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and trustee professor of media studies at Syracuse University, takes a look back at how the role of television in cultural hegemony and the cultural divides in m Jarrett Blanc, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former deputy lead coordinator and State Department coordinator for Iran nuclear implementation at the U. Department of State under President Obama, talks about Presid Alexis Grenell, co-founder of Pythia Public, a political and public affairs firm, and a frequent contributor to the Daily News, and Liz Roberts, deputy CEO at Safe Horizon, an organization offering support to victims of domestic violence, follow up on Jane Mayer, New Yorker staff writer and the author of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right (Doubleday, 2016), talks about the abuse allegations she reported (with Ronan Farrow) against New York St Richard Rothstein, a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and the winner of this year’s Sidney Hillman prize for journalism for The Color of Law: A Forgot James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, former speechwriter for President Carter and co-author, with linguist and contributor to The Atlantic Deborah Fallows, of Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America (Pantheon The Brian Lehrer Show, in conjunction with The Harris Poll, is serving up a history of the American Culture Wars in our lifetimes, as seen through years that end with the number 8. Brian may have Lawsuits, Liens or Bankruptcies - Check Full Background Report to see local, state and federal court documents, sensitive legal information and any litigation that Brian may have been involved in.Brian may have hidden Social Profiles & Photos - Check Full Background Report to see Brian's social media activity.This may contain online profiles, dating websites, forgotten social media accounts, and other potentially embarrassing profiles.
Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world.Brian may have Licenses & Permits - Check Full Background Report to see weapons permits, Federal Aviation Administration pilot licenses and Drug Enforcement Administration licenses for prescribing controlled pharmaceuticals.If applicable, you will also see Brian's license number and expiration date.Brian may have Court, Arrest or Criminal Records - Check Full Background Report to see possible arrest or conviction records we have found on Brian.This may include any DUIs, traffic tickets and outstanding warrants.One crappy October morning, I was sitting at my desk in the production office for the film I was working on (pretending to be busy), when I opened a link from a friend to an Ok Cupid blog.The dating site, which I’d been on forever, had collected internal data on how much a user’s race affected the response rate she’d get after making the first contact.Catch up on this week's archival audio and conversations with listeners Mary Frances Berry, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, former chairwoman of the US Commission on Civil Rights, and the author of History Teaches Us to Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times (Beacon In case you missed them, hear three of our favorite segments from the week: 'All They Want Is Control' (First) | Consent and the 'Gray Zone' on Campus (Starts ) | Meet the New Schools Chancellor (Starts ) If you don't subscribe to the Bri Sarah Charlop-Powers, executive director of the Natural Areas Conservancy, explains her new plan to protect the city's forest areas in the face of climate change.Marielle Anzelone, botanist and urban ecologist, joins the show from her bike ride aroun Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, takes calls from listeners and discusses the week in NYC, including how the NYPD is handling special victims cases, the plight of taxi drivers, and discriminatory patterns in schools and trash collection.When I read the results, all I could think was: Everybody hates black women! I remember looking around at the people in my all-white department and thinking, My God, no matter what I do to try to meet someone, at the end of the day, the main thing people see is that I’m black.Their chart made it painfully clear: When a woman on the site sends a message, her likelihood of getting a response is much higher if she’s any race but black. The data made me feel hopeless about finding a partner.