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Lawrence Levy

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New Census Data Reveals Shift from Suburbs to Cities

Friday, April 06, 2012

New Census data released Thursday shows that the annual rate of growth in American cities has now surpassed that of the suburbs for the first time in 20 years. Lawrence Levy, executive dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, joins us to discuss why that shift is occurring.

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Voting Around: Regional Round-Up

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University talks about the Long Island races, and Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, is watching four key races in New Jersey.  Then Brian Mann, reporter and Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio reports from the New York State perspective, and John Dankowsky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, discusses Connecticut.   

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The Changing Face of Suburbia

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Despite the bad rap that suburbs often get for being dull and sterile, more than half of Americans live there. As more people move to the suburbs, the demographics are changing. Urbanization, density, crime, and immigration are now defining factors of the 'burbs. We're joined by Robert Puentes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program, and Larry Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University.  And we want to hear from you! What do you see as the good parts of the suburbs?»

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Your Anecdotal Census: Suffolk and Nassau

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, discusses the changing demographics on Long Island.  Then Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano discuss the change in their communities and the policy implications of Long Island’s shifting demographics. At the end of the hour Suffolk Police Officer Lola Quesada, Ecuador native and community liaison to the Latino population in Suffolk County, talks about the changes in the Suffolk Hispanic community and her work with that population.

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Politics and the Suburbs: Collaboration and Contention

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The February weekly series on life and politics in the suburbs continues with Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. Today's topic: The collaborative and contentious relationship between cities and suburbs.

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At Odds

Thursday, February 25, 2010

In the wake of a Times story published today, Governor Paterson has suspended a top aide and called for an investigation into conduct by his security detail. WNYC's Bob Hennelly breaks down what it means. Plus: The Atlantic's James Fallows discusses the Obama health care summit; Lawrence Levy on politics ...

Politics and the Suburbs: Changing Demographics

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The February weekly series on life and politics in the suburbs continues with Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. Today's topic: a look at who's moving into the suburbs and how the changing demographics are transforming life in the 'burbs.

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Hello Suburbs

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The suburbs of New York are more ethnically and socio-economically diverse than ever. Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, discusses how the shifting demographics are changing life and politics in the ‘burbs. Plus, the stimulus and transportation infrastructure; felony disenfranchisement; environmental effects ...

Politics and the Suburbs: A Plot of One's Own

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Our February weekly series Politics and the Suburbs continues with Larry Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. Today's topic: Why the lure of property and low-density is such a compelling and contentious part of suburban life and politics.

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Politics and the Suburbs: The Big Picture

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Our February weekly series starts today: Politics and the Suburbs with Larry Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University.
Today's topic: The Big Picture: How the suburbs influence national politics and the 2010 elections.

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Losing Focus

Thursday, February 04, 2010

As Haiti slips from the headlines, Garry Pierre-Pierre joins us to look at the relief so far, including a discussion of how gender has factored into the efforts and a survey of the emotional toll being felt by Haitian Americans. Plus, Commander Beth Coye, a retired naval officer, on her ...

More Elections

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Long Island
Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University and a former columnist for Newsday, talks about the Nassau County Executive race.

Not-So-Sweet Virginia
It's not just New Jersey that has a big gubernatorial election today. Robert McCartney, metropolitan ...

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Albany: Down to the Wire

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

WNYC reporter Beth Fertig will update the status of mayoral control negotiations and the contingency plans being worked on if it expires. Then, Lawrence Levy, Executive Director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra and former columnist for Newsday, to discuss how Long Island and other local communities ...

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Hour 1: Presidential Politics and Debate Preview

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Two Hofstra University seniors join us to discuss tonight's debates: Sidhartha "Sid" Nathan is a member of debate club on campus, a founder of POISE free-speech society, and is a supporter of Barack Obama. Drew Bennett is a political science major, current president of POISE free-speech group, technically an ...

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