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What Didn't Change After 9/11

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Some New Yorkers still duck when they hear a plane, but the uptick in praise for the NYPD didn't last. Our "25 Years in 25 Days" series looks at 9/11's impact on our daily lives.
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Obamacare Checkup in NJ: One Year In

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

At last night's NJPAC event in Newark, the impact of the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey was discussed. One year into the Affordable Care Act, Kai Wright recaps the event.
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Urban Trigger Points

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

What ideas could help foster and create livable cities? Jaime Lerner discusses the small, impactful ideas that make cities more "healthy," like BRT, that he calls Urban Acupuncture.
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How Will We Live in 2050?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

How will climate change impact New York City by 2050? Matthew Schuerman and Janice Huff talk about the series that looks at climate change and the ramifications for our city.
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Livable Cities

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino makes his case to voters. Plus: a checkup on the state of health care in New Jersey after one year of Obamacare; the transformative ideas that make for more livable cities; how climate change will affect how we’ll be living in 2050; and 25 years in 25 days continues with 9/11: its lasting impact on New York, and what it didn’t actually change about the city.

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Who Wins and Loses as Brooklyn Changes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Remember when the Domino Sugar plant was a sugar plant? "25 Years in 25 Days" looks at the year 2000 and the rapid transformation of Brooklyn's economy and reputation.
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An Astronaut's View From Space

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Manhattan at 3:45 a.m., the Nile lit up by the lights of Cairo, and Venice all look pretty incredible from space. Here are 11 of astronaut Chris Hadfield's best photographs.
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25 Years in 25 Days (2000): Bush v. Gore

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A look back at the contested presidential election in 2000, where George W. Bush eventually defeated Al Gore.
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Mayor Menino's Guide to Running Cities

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Former Mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino, offers his insights from leading a major metropolitan area.
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Marty Markowitz; (Former Boston) Mayor Menino; Howie Hawkins

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In 2000, workers at the Domino Sugar factory on the Williamsburg waterfront went on strike – now the factory is closed, and the site will soon become housing. 25 years in 25 days continues with a roundtable discussion on the transformation of Brooklyn with former borough president Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy and Mark Winston Griffith of Bed-Stuy’s Brooklyn Movement Center. Plus: Green Party candidate for governor Howie Hawkins; the new era of tech monopolies; the former mayor of Boston Thomas Menino; and astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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Howie Hawkins's Run for Governor

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Our interviews with the general election candidates for Governor continue. Howie Hawkins, running on the Green Party line, talks about his bid.

Listen to our interview with GOP candidate Rob Astorino here.

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"Amazon Must Be Stopped"

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

It's time to break up Amazon, says New Republic editor Franklin Foer, who sees the e-commerce giant as a "threat to democracy."
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A 1999 Story We Missed

Monday, October 13, 2014

The repeal of Glass-Steagall didn't get much attention in 1999, but it sowed the seeds for the financial crisis. "25 Years in 25 Days" talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.
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Good Enough Leadership

Monday, October 13, 2014

Why shouldn't America have another great President?
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David Sedaris Goes Long on Selected Shorts

Monday, October 13, 2014

David Sedaris talks about why he loves to hear stories read out loud, his tips for writing for the radio, and lots more -- like why he hates the sound of his own voice.
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Beyond "Safe, Legal and Rare"

Monday, October 13, 2014

Katha Pollitt argues for reframing the discussion on abortion rights as a social good and a normal part of women's reproductive health
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The Seeds of the Financial Crisis; David Sedaris; Letitia James

Monday, October 13, 2014

Selected Shorts is about to kick off its thirtieth season. David Sedaris celebrates the show, on the BL Show. Plus: NYC Public Advocate Letitia James holds the city’s worst landlords accountable; a call not for “great” presidents, but effective leaders; ‘25 years in 25 days’ looks back at the repeal of Glass-Steagall in 1999 – which sowed the seeds of the financial crisis; and poet, feminist and author Katha Pollitt discusses why the abortion conversation should be re-framed from ‘safe, legal and rare,’ to a normal part of women’s healthcare.

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Holding New York's Worst Landlords - And More - Accountable

Monday, October 13, 2014

Letitia James reviews her list of New York City's worst landlords and how to hold them accountable.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, October 10, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

#BL25 on Gen X (First) | The Rise of the Taliban (Starts at 34:22) | Clyde Frazier Breaks it Down (Starts at 1:02:00)

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He Was Impeached. She Was Sacrificed.

Friday, October 10, 2014

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd looks back at the impeachment of President Clinton and why the feminist community failed to support Monica Lewinsky.
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