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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Palacio: 'There is No Such Thing as 'Those' People'

Friday, January 08, 2016

Dr. Herminia Palacio says her life informs how she tackles chronic social issues like poverty and mental illness. 

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Penn Station's Lesson: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Friday, January 08, 2016

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's promise to overhaul Penn Station is like déjà vu all over again. Will this time be any different? 
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David Bowie Is Back At It With 'Blackstar'

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Music icon David Bowie has released his first album in years. Soundcheck's John Schaefer looks at the arc of Bowie's career and how the most awaited album of 2016 came to be.

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What Obama's Gun Control Actions Mean for New York City

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

It's not yet clear what effect these executive orders will have on reducing gun violence in places that already have comparatively strict gun laws, like New York City.

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The Year in Local News: Looking Backward and Forward

Friday, January 01, 2016

A round-table of local WNYC reporters take a tour through some of the biggest local news stories from 2015, and look forward to what 2016 may bring in New York City.

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The Year in National News: Looking Backward and Forward

Friday, January 01, 2016

We take a look back at some of 2015's biggest news stories - from Black Lives Matter protests to the presidential campaign - and look forward to what 2016 may bring in news.

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NJ Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

ProPublica
Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology disclosed the diagnoses and treatments of patients, including minors, in court papers.

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Why Football Matters

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Jamil Smith, senior editor for the New Republic, argues football tells America about itself.

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Diallo's Mother Speaks: Cop Doesn't Deserve Promotion

Friday, December 18, 2015

Officer Kenneth Boss was acquitted of murder and other charges connected to Diallo's death.

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The 'Star Wars' Franchise Awakens

Thursday, December 17, 2015

WNYC
Disney's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is on track to set new records opening weekend, showing how much the series is a part of our culture today.

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Former GOP Insurgent Pat Buchanan Says Trump Isn't Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The one-time outsider candidate, who once spoke of "peasants" storming Washington with pitchforks in-hand, says he thinks Trump can go all the way and win the Republican nomination.

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What the Paris Agreement Means for Big Oil

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Big oil companies stand to lose more than just profits.

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Scalia's Affirmative Action Comments Reverberate on Campuses

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The President of Columbia Law School's Black Law Students Association responds to Chief Justice Scalia's suggestion that "less advanced schools" can benefit minority students.

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Why Definining Terrorism Matters

Thursday, December 03, 2015

An expert explains how the words we use to describe acts of violence impact our response.

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Chicago and New York City: Parallels Between Two Police-Involved Deaths

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Chicago and New York both had controversial police-involved deaths caught on camera. 

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Zuckerberg May Have Learned Philanthropy Lessons from Newark

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Zuckerberg's first foray into large-scale philanthropy, in Newark, NJ, did not go as well as he had hoped.

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Assemblyman Rejects That There's a 'Culture of Corruption' in Albany

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake talks about moving forward following a guilty verdict in the Sheldon Silver case.

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Why Hillary Clinton Deserves the Trust of Black Voters

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sociologist Michael Eric Dyson says Clinton's consciousness of racial issues has grown.

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Sheldon Silver's 'Surprising' Guilty Verdict

Monday, November 30, 2015

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who once seemed an untouchable fixture in Albany, has been convicted on seven counts of bribery and corruption.

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A Democrat Explains His 'Yes' Vote on the Refugee Bill

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

WNYC's Jami Floyd talks with New York Rep. Sean Maloney about why he voted to approve the measure.

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