FIFA; Rise of PTSD; Aftershocks of Apartheid

Friday, May 29, 2015

The aftershocks of apartheid in South Africa; the reasons PTSD rates are on the rise in soldiers; dogs may soon be allowed in outdoor seating areas; TLC commish; & the FIFA scandal.

The 2016 Democratic Field; Online Pricing; Summerstage

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A survey of the Democratic presidential candidates for 2016; how data collection is affecting pricing on the web; infidelity and cheating in women; & a Summerstage preview.

GOP Presidential Politics; Reforming Jails; Robots and Jobs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The crowded field GOP presidential hopefuls; lowering NYC's jail population; Congress & data collection; & one take on when robots will take over our jobs. 

Nick Offerman; A New Plan for NYCHA; Quranic Interpretations

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NYCHA's general manager on the city's new plan; Albany news; United Airlines and Port Authority; NJ foster care; interpretations of the Quran; and Nick Offerman's "gutsiest" Americans.

David Brooks; The Nursing Life; Love Advice for Introverts

Monday, May 25, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks' moral bucket list and the Millennial response; the lives of nurses; and romantic advice for introverts.

Ireland Votes; NJ Pumps Gas; Game of Thrones Loses Viewers

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ireland's historic same-sex marriage vote; a former counterterrorism advisor writes a novel; the future of US foreign policy; self-service gas pumps in NJ; Game of Thrones viewership.

The Brian Lehrer Show Goes All Natural

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Colorado natives document changes in their environment; coyotes, bears, and other wild sightings; protecting the bees; avian flu outbreak; the pollen tsunami; beach reopenings.

Cokie Roberts; A.J. Jacobs; Changes in Nail Salons

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Cokie Roberts on women in Washington; A.J. Jacobs on the biggest family reunion ever; listeners' observations from nail salons; a 12-dish tour of the boroughs; openings in LIC.

Robert Gates; Surprise Reunions; Late Night Joke-Writing

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; a veteran late-night joke writer; reuniting with long-lost family members; an exhibition on immigration at Ellis Island.

Gail Collins; 'Mad Men' Ends; Growing Up

Monday, May 18, 2015

New York Times columnist Gail Collins talks about the 2016 campaign's highlights (and lowlights) so far; a recap and goodbye to "Mad Men"; and the upside of growing up.

Economics of Nails; Ta-Nehisi Coates; Finding Fulfilling Work

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates; advice on how to find fulfilling work; saving Lincoln Center; the economics of nail salons; & beloved grocery chain Wegman's is coming to Brooklyn.

Art For All; Transportation Funding; School Openings

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The (new) Whitney Museum; deadly force on a Midtown street; the Amtrak derailment and transportation funding; a big picture view on cities; and our series on openings continues.

Ethan Hawke; Thomas Jefferson’s Legacy; Frieze New York

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ethan Hawke's new movie "Good Kill;" the political implications of Mayor de Blasio's "Contract With America;" the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards; Thomas Jefferson's legacy; & Frieze NY.

An Explosion at Indian Point; A Plan to End Unemployment; A New Eatery in Harlem

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Saturday’s explosion at Indian Point; Skelos' replacement; the CIA’s former deputy director; the first American female four-star general; how to end unemployment; a new Harlem eatery.

Islamophobia; Parents in Schools; Myths About Weight; Abusive Nail Salons

Monday, May 11, 2015

A recap of RadioLoveFest's Islamophobia event; encouraging parents to come to schools; the myths about the "obesity epidemic;" and the abusive practices of nail salons.

Milwaukee's Experiment; Cheryl Strayed; & #1Week1Outfit Comes to a Close

Friday, May 08, 2015

The mayor's new budget proposal; how to fix the racial imbalance in prisons; "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed, the writer Amitava Kumar; & the conclusion of our #1Week1Outfit experiment. 

Corruption in Albany; Clinton Cash; Grateful Dead Drummer

Thursday, May 07, 2015

"Clinton Cash" author Peter Schweizer; political chaos in Albany; Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann; "Deflate-gate" and Isiah Thomas; and how geography affects interpretation of law.

Texas Attack; Tensions Thaw and Power in the UK

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

How the latest lone wolf attacks in Texas frame the Patriot Act debate; tensions thaw between the NYPD & the mayor; behind-the-scenes power in the UK & a re-telling of Jane Eyre.

Glenn Greenwald; New Presidential Candidates & Old Parenting Advice

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Meet the new presidential candidates -- a brain surgeon and a CEO; Glenn Greenwald on government surveillance; the documentary "The Seven Five;" and new and old parenting advice.

Baltimore Police Charges; MTA's Political Ad Ban; Charlie Hebdo's Legacy

Monday, May 04, 2015

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Jean-Baptiste Thoret; Baltimore police charges; last week's Bridgegate indictments; why the MTA banned all political ads; & conservative commencement speeches.

Mom of the Year; Food Truck Permits; Subway Adventures

Friday, May 01, 2015

Baltimore's so-called "#MomOfTheYear;" reforming the food truck permit system; an update on Nepal's earthquake; when America became a Christian nation & subway adventures.