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Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New Jersey Transit commutes have been snarled for the past week. Wall Street Journal transportation reporter Andrew Tangel says it points back to aging infrastructure.
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35 of Bill Cosby's Accusers on the Cover of NY Mag

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New York Magazine editor Adam Moss discusses what went into making this week's sobering cover story, which features 35 of the 46 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
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Your Calls on Islamophobia

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Listeners weigh in ahead of this evening’s rebroadcast of the Islamophobia panel discussion, moderated by Brian Lehrer.
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Snarled Commutes for NJ Transit; An Undocumented Immigrant's Odyssey; Islamophobia Calls

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Snarled NJ transit commutes; Bill Cosby's accusers on the cover of NY Mag; legal aid for all; a Dominican immigrant’s odyssey; and your calls on Islamophobia.
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Undocumented to Princeton

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Dan-el Padilla Peralta writes of his journey from a homeless shelter to navigating college life as an undocumented immigrant to graduating from Princeton, Oxford and Stanford. 
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Deconstructing the Sandra Bland Police Video

Monday, July 27, 2015

Christopher Cooper, a civil rights lawyer, former Washington police officer, and expert in police conflict resolution, assesses the legality of Sandra Bland’s arrest.
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Federal Interest Rates Get a Raise

Monday, July 27, 2015

Federal Reserve has hinted at raising the federal interest rate. A look at what that would mean for the economy.
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Raising the Federal Interest Rate; Questioning Sandra Bland's Arrest; Required Reading

Monday, July 27, 2015

A political news round-up; questioning the legality of Sandra Bland's arrest; raising federal interest rates; the history of writing; and essential reading for rising college freshmen.
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What Writing Wrought

Monday, July 27, 2015

Author Matthew Battles asks how writing was invented, what it has meant for human consciousness and culture, and what comes next.
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Monday Morning Politics: News from the Campaign Trail

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Washington Post's David Weigel gives a round-up of national political news.
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What the Incoming Freshmen Are Reading This Summer

Monday, July 27, 2015

A recent report found that incoming college freshmen are reading more heavy nonfiction literature about things like feminism and race. What books do you think should be required?
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BL Weekend: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Exposing Cheaters & Fast Food's New Minimum Wage

Friday, July 24, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Ta-Nehisi Coates (First) | Exposing Cheaters (Starts at 31:50) | Fast-Food's New Minimum Wage (Starts at 55:17)
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Where Are You Moving?

Friday, July 24, 2015

It's summertime, which means everyone's moving. Where are you going? Where are you coming from? Why are you moving? Why'd you choose the summer? We'll take your calls. 
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What Question About Race Do You Wish Someone Would Ask You?

Friday, July 24, 2015

What question about race do you want to be asked? We'll take your calls.
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Give Us Your Commentary on Anything for 90 Seconds

Friday, July 24, 2015

We give you 90 seconds, you give us your thoughts on any topic.
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What is Your Definition of Freedom?

Friday, July 24, 2015

How do you define freedom? What does freedom mean to you? We'll take your calls.
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Are You Successful Because of Hard Work or Opportunity?

Friday, July 24, 2015

Can you become successful from just hard work, or does opportunity play a role, too? We'll take your calls.
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All Calls: Your Thoughts on Race, Success, and Where You're Going

Friday, July 24, 2015

Today's show is all you. Our phone lines are open to take your calls on questions like, "What matters more: hard work or luck?" and "What question about race do you want to be asked?"
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Young, White and Really Uncomfortable

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Journalist, filmmaker, and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas talks about his new MTV documentary "White People."
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What's Behind the MTA Crime Spike

Thursday, July 23, 2015

WNYC transportation reporter Kate Hinds talks about this week's NJ Transit delays, a recent increase in reported subway sex crimes, and other news.
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