Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

The Ongoing Troubles of Kushner's 666 Fifth Avenue

Friday, September 01, 2017

A $1.2 billion mortgage payment is due in 18 months, and Kushner Companies has been searching for the money around the globe. 

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What's Next For Federal Flood Insurance? Expert Explains NFLIP Reform

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

WNYC
Professor Jay Feinman of Rutgers University says the indebted National Flood Insurance Program is important, but still far from perfect.

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National Flood Insurance Is About to Expire. Here's What's Next

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

WNYC
Professor Jay Feinman of Rutgers University says the indebted National Flood Insurance Program is important, but still far from perfect.

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The City That Never Sleeps Will Get a "Night Mayor"

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The New York City Council has passed a bill to establish an "Office of Nightlife." 

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Spectrum Strike Hits Month Five, Leverage Remains Unclear

Monday, August 28, 2017

WNYC
Almost 2,000 Spectrum cable technicians have been on strike for five months, but a CUNY labor sociologist says leveraging jobs may not be effective in the long run.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Holiday Destination and "Surprise Yourself"

Monday, August 28, 2017

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Week of Aug. 28: This week, a Mary Epworth video premiere, Shilpa Ray's Heart Full of Dirt, Nadine Shah's Holiday Destination, & Game Of Thrones' favorite band. Oh yes- and Taylor Swift.
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A Charlottesville Priest Goes from Protest to Pulpit

Friday, August 18, 2017

"In all my years in Virginia," says Rev. William Peyton, "I have never seen armed Nazis marching through the streets."

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Prison Sentencing and 'The Real American Exceptionalism'

Thursday, August 17, 2017

WNYC
One author says New York is making strides to reform prison education and rehabilitation, but that the United States still has a long way to go.

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The False Equivalence Between Trump's "Alt-Left" and White Supremacists

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trump's assertions about the "alt-left" don't jibe with reality, says political writer Peter Beinart.

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NJ CEO First To Resign From President's Board Post Charlottesville

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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Kenneth Frazier of Merck Pharmaceuticals announced his resignation in the wake of the President's muted condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville, VA.

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Millionaires Tax Has Ripple Effect on Future Elections

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Mayor de Blasio's proposed tax hike could help fix the MTA, but it may also impact the upcoming mayoral race and Governor Cuomo's looming election in 2018.

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Hashing Out a Compromise Health Bill Over Late Night Beers

Monday, August 07, 2017

"Instead of trying to kill this thing with a thousand cuts, let's stabilize it," says NJ Rep. Josh Gottheimer.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Neil Young's Brand New 41-Year-Old Album

Monday, August 07, 2017

Week of August 7: This week, Neil Young's brand new 41-year-old album, Afrocentric music from the Souljazz Orchestra, new music from the London Contemporary Orchestra and more.
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Westchester Clears HUD Hurdle in Effort to Integrate Housing

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

WNYC
County Executive Rob Astorino says HUD's decision proves Westchester's zoning doesn't exclude people of color and low income residents.

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Facing America's History of Racial Violence

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Bryan Stevenson, of the Equal Justice Initiative, describes a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum: "The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America."

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Weekly Music Roundup: Farewell to Basement Bhangra & "Unpeeled"

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Week of July 24: A wild week of Grime, Bhangra, Afrobeat, and a String Quartet.
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Once They Figure Out Who Runs the MTA, They Will Still Have to Fix It

Friday, July 21, 2017

A transit expert says the MTA has enough money. The problem is it can't spend it quickly or well.

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'Girls Trip' Delivers Laughs, Leaves Feminism Behind

Friday, July 21, 2017

WNYC
The movie has a star studded cast of black women, but a film professor argues the casting alone doesn't make it a feminist film.

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The President, Deutsche Bank, and the Russia Investigation

Thursday, July 20, 2017

WNYC
Regulators are examining President Trump's ties to Deutsche Bank, as the special counsel's investigation widens.

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Staten Island Tourist Attraction Goes Off Rails

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

WNYC
The New York Wheel was supposed to be the star attraction of Staten Island's North Shore redevelopment plan. It's been delayed for years.

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