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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Good Regulations, Middle East to Lower East Side, Crony Capitalism

    Cass Sunstein served as President Obama’s regulatory czar for three years, and on today’s show he talks about how we can make regulation both simpler and smarter. Rayya Elias tells how her family fled the violence in Syria, how she came to New York at the height of the punk movement, and put her life back together after becoming a homeless addict. We’ll take a look at a trove of leaked documents which shed light on the darker side of global finance. David Stockman, a budget director in the Reagan White House, argues that we’ve fallen prey to what he calls the politics of crony capitalism.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Rutgers Update; Support for Sick Friends; Hillary Last Week

    Rutgers officials have announced that the school will be reviewing tapes of team practice sessions looking for other incidents of coaching abuse. Hear about the latest developments in the athletics scandal. Plus: reading into Hillary Clinton’s speeches looking for 2016; Reverend Erick Salgado on his bid to be the Democratic candidate for mayor; Letty Cottin Pogrebin talks about her new book about how to be a good friend to a friend who is ill, and what her experience with breast cancer taught her; and a new study on the evolution of the Philadelphia accent.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Toms River, Music Icon Paul Anka, Novelist Meg Wolitzer, Conflict in Syria

    Dan Fagin talks about how Toms River, New Jersey, was a dumping ground for cancer-causing industrial pollution for decades. Paul Anka looks back at his life and his career in music, working with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Barnum & Bailey Circus acrobats. Meg Wolitzer talks about her latest novel, called The Interestings. And Olly Lambert discusses his new Frontline documentary about Syria’s civil war—he spent time living on both sides of the conflict.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Scientists Can Now Read Your Dreams, Obama's Budget Coming Up

    Decoding Dreams in New Research | Obama's Budget to Be Announced Wednesday

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:30 PM
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 08:00 PM
    This American Life
  • A handheld camera for radio, This American Life takes an intimate look at the drama of the Everyman. Veteran producer Ira Glass shoots from the hip, exploring the lives of oddballs, antiheroes, and just plain folks who quietly fade into our homogenous national landscape. The program shares stories of life and love through monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio, giving you plenty of reasons to linger around the house.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Music Video Memories; Lucius Wears Green; ‘Requiem for a Dream’ and ‘The Wrestler’ Composer Clint Mansell

    In this episode: Writer Maura Johnston joins us to give her take on a new music video exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image – and listeners tell us about the music video that first made an impression on them.

    Plus: Brooklyn indie rock quintet Lucius stops by our studio – decked out in festive green – to play live.

    And: We talk with composer and musician Clint Mansell, who wrote the music for films like Stoker, Requiem for a Dream and The Wrestler.

    • 10:00 PM
      Q with Jian Ghomeshi
    • Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

    • 11:00 PM
      New Sounds
    • European Electroacoustic Music

      Sample some music from a compilation of rare instrumental works by Irish composers and electronica artists/musicians on this New Sounds program.  The anthology, “On the Nature of Electricity & Acoustics” was curated by Daniel Figgis, and includes a work by Vincent Doherty, who combines the sounds of electronic music and American minimalism.  We’ll hear from Doherty, along with music from Sunken Foal, chiming delicate electronic music that isn’t afraid to groove.  Also, listen to entire armies of electronic guitar drone from Enda Bates, along with a shimmery electronic piece, “Error Messages,” by Linda Buckley.  And more.