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Charleston Shooting; Pope Francis' Encyclical; Diet Trumps Exercise

Friday, June 19, 2015

The shooting at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina; the pope's encyclical on climate change; and why what you eat is more important than what you bench.
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Albany and Good Government

Thursday, June 18, 2015

With the legislative season wrapping up for the year, is there any hope for Albany?
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Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch

Thursday, June 18, 2015

What is the Anthropocene epoch and is it a time period that we're entering?
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Why Fewer American Women Are Getting Abortions

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Atlantic writer Emma Green says that while attitudes toward sex are broadly changing, attitudes toward unintended pregnancy haven't.
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The Mystery and Reasoning of Law

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Harvard legal scholar Laurence Tribe discusses how the John Roberts-led Supreme Court is changing the meaning of the Constitution -- and the lives of Americans.
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The Top 10 #TrumpSlogans

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Donald Trump is officially running for president -- so we asked listeners to Tweet their best Trump slogans. Here are our ten favorites.
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The Big Tent of GOP Hopefuls

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Ruben Navarrette, nationally syndicated columnist, CNN contributor, talks about the large field of GOP presidential hopefuls, including Donald Trump.
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GOP Hopefuls; Fewer Abortions; the Roberts Court

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Fewer abortions in the US; the ever-expanding tent of GOP hopefuls; the profound effects of the Roberts court; good government in Albany; and the Anthropocene Epoch.
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A Couple of Behavioral Economists

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Two behavioral economists explain why so many of the ways we spend our time and money are illogical. 
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The 'Last' Day in Albany

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The legislative session is due to end tonight. WNYC's Albany reporter Karen Rouse and Capital New York's Albany bureau chief Jimmy Vielkind discuss the issues still to be decided.
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The City's Water

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WNYC and City Limits are producing a joint multimedia series on New York City's water -- where it comes from and why water rates have tripled over the last 15 years.
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How ISIS Governs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A closer look at everyday life in the territories ISIS controls across Iraq and Syria.
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Behavioral Economics; How ISIS Governs; Albany's Clock Times Out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Albany's legislative clock is about to time out; how ISIS governs; a series on water in the city; and behavioral economics. 
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Can You Feel Black?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Slate's Jamelle Bouie discusses what it means to "pass," and whether Rachel Dolezal can be black just because she says she is.
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The Descent: Dominicans of Haitian Descent Face Deportation

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

When birthright citizenship is undermined and statelessness ensues. 
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Comedians in Conversation

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Judd Apatow discusses his new book, a collection of conversations he's had with iconic comedians on why they do what they do.
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The Sound of Jeb(!) 'Firing on All Cylinders'

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Bloomberg Politics editors John Heilemann and Mark Halperin say that Jeb Bush did something in his formal announcement Monday that he'd yet to do on the campaign trail: show his heart.
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Jeb Bush's Announcement; Judd Apatow; Racial Identity

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jeb Bush's official candidacy; a conversation about racial identity after a white woman passed as black for years; writer and director Judd Apatow; and a love of math...and cooking.
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Cooking Up Math

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Dr. Eugenia Cheng explains how baking and mathematics relate in her new book, How to Bake Pi.
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The Latest on the Upstate Prison Break

Monday, June 15, 2015

Brian Mann, Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio, updates us with the latest news on the convicts who escaped from prison in northern New York.
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