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Recent Episodes and Articles

Meet the (Potential) Candidate

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Activist and Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig talks about his campaign to reform campaign spending - from the inside - by being elected president.
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The ‘Most Trying Period’ of Bratton’s Career

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A New Yorker profile of NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton reveals a closer look at broken windows policing amidst a national and local backlash against police.
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Justin Bieber Like Ü Have Never Heard Him Before

Thursday, September 03, 2015

If you've walked into a drug store in the past few months, you've probably heard the new Justin Bieber song, "Where Are Ü Now." But do you know how its signature dolphin noise was made?
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Christiane Amanpour on the Iran Deal and the European Refugee Crisis

Thursday, September 03, 2015

It looks like President Obama will get Congressional approval for the Iran nuclear deal. Christiane Amanpour, chief international correspondent for CNN, discusses the vote count.
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Investing in New Africa

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Young entrepreneurs are returning to Africa to invest in local economies.
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Sweater-in-an-Art Museum Season Is Almost Upon Us

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Fall is coming, be sure of it. Our high-speed culture vulture round table covers all the best things to see, hear and experience next season, from stand-up comedy to classical music.
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Immigrants, How Would You Like Being Tracked Like "FedEx Packages"?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Callers who immigrated to the U.S. weigh in on GOP candidates' statements on immigrants, including Christie's suggestion that they should be tracked like "FedEx packages."
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Reporter Roundtable: Upstate Sounds Off on Gov. Cuomo

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

A panel of reporters from upstate New York discusses how their respective cities perceive Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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An Immigrant's One-Minute Take on Assimilation and "FedEx" Tracking

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

A caller on the Brian Lehrer Show said she's offended by Governor Chris Christie's suggestion to track immigrant's like "FedEx packages."
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Pope Grants a Lighter Penance to Women Who Have Abortions

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Pope Francis says priests can forgive women who’ve had abortions, granted they’re "contrite" for their sin. Vatican analyst Rocco Palmo explains what this means for the church.
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Pope Francis Forgives Abortions; The First Women Supreme Court Justices; What's Cuomo Up To Upstate?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The careers of Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg; the Pope pardons abortions; a call-in for immigrants; upstate reporters on Cuomo; and an arts and culture preview.
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Ginsburg and O'Connor: Women Who Paved the Way

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The entwined stories of two Supreme Court justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who have had outsized influence on women's lives.
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Mayor de Blasio: 'We're Never Going Back to the Bad Old Days'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

We spoke with the mayor about the city’s new emergency measure to provide rental assistance to people facing eviction, and other efforts to reduce homelessness.
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We've Earned an Extra Beach Week

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

With just a few days left in the summer season, the city's Parks Commissioner tells us how to get on a public tennis court and why the city's beaches are staying open for one more week.
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Psych 101: Some Studies Are Found Wrong, and That's a Good Thing

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A team of researchers redid 100 studies published in three top psychology journals to see if they could get the same results the second time around. More than 60 didn't hold up.
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Presidential Campaign Politics

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Glenn Thrush, Politico's chief political correspondent, assesses the current state of the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Gridlock Sam on the Streets

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Starting from Bedford Ave. and Sullivan Place in Brooklyn, "Gridlock" Sam Schwartz explores how cars and street life can avoid collisions.
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Mayor de Blasio Takes Your Calls; Gridlock Sam On Street Smarts; Summer in NYC Parks

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Mayor de Blasio takes your calls; 2016 campaign politics; summer in NYC parks; non reproducible psychology studies; and how American cities are becoming better for commuters.
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What the Take Down of Rentboy Means for Escorts

Monday, August 31, 2015

The NYPD and Department of Homeland Security raided the NYC headquarters of RentBoy.com a digital platform that bills itself as “the original and world’s largest male escort site.”
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How Anthony Weiner Would End the Cuomo-de Blasio Beef

Monday, August 31, 2015

The former New York Congressman says the perceived rift between Albany and City Hall over who gets to make decisions comes down to an outdated State Constitution--one worth amending.
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