Kai Wright is editor and host of WNYC’s Narrative Unit and a columnist for The Nation magazine. He was the host of WNYC’s podcasts There Goes the Neighborhood and The United States of Anxiety. Throughout his career, Kai’s reporting and writing has focused on racial justice, economic inequity, healthcare, and sexuality. He is the former editorial director of Colorlines and a longtime fellow of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. Shows:
Kai Wright appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Watch Brian's broadcast from The Greene Space, featuring Gorsuch commentary, an Indivsibile Radio roundtable, and a Muslim comedian's story of sitting next to Eric Trump on a plane.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The hosts of Indivisible Radio are all together for the first time at The Greene Space covering the latest in politics.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Kai Wright and John Prideaux, co-hosts of Indivisible, discuss Trump's orders to withdraw the U.S. from the TPP and reinstate a ban on aid to foreign groups that "promote" abortion.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Why are we producing 100 days of live radio? Listen to find out. Indivisible premieres on January 23rd from WNYC, MPR and The Economist.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Nation's Kai Wright dissects the economic ramifications that may have brought forth the electoral returns from November 8th.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
WNYC and The Nation take the temperature of a country soon to be under the leadership of Donald J. Trump.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
With the 2016 election taking every twist and turn on its way to November 8th, WNYC and The Nation explore how our minds and bodies are responding.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
In Suffolk County it is said that everyone knows someone who has been affected by the national opioid epidemic. WNYC & The Nation travel to Long Island to find out just how true this is.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
For some on Long Island, their expectations don't match their realities. So, we examine what truly happens with a dream deferred.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In their new podcast, "The United States of Anxiety," WNYC & The Nation look at polarizing issues in this election. This episode: the politics of being white, male, and working class.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
The failure to listen, but success to be heard may be the cornerstone driving today's cultural and political climates.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
In their new podcast, "The United States of Anxiety," WNYC & The Nation look at polarizing issues in this election season. In this episode: the media and anxiety.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
One thing politicians on both sides of the aisle have agreed on is that immigrants seeking legal status should "go to the back of the line." Problem is, that line doesn't exist.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Suburbia's current existential crisis comes as no surprise to those who know the history beyond its white picket fences.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Join us as we take our first steps into Long Island to find out if America has truly lost its mind.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Kai Wright, host of WNYC’s podcast,“There Goes The Neighborhood” and producer and creator Rebecca Carroll, discuss the series on gentrification.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Hear about the first episode of “There Goes the Neighborhood,” a new podcast about gentrification in Brooklyn from WNYC and The Nation magazine.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
We make very conscious decisions about who our friends are—about how we make friends and break off friendships—but do we really think about the backgrounds of our friend?
Friday, October 25, 2013
At WNYC, we’re experimenting with new ways to tell stories about health.