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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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Hillary Clinton Rallies on Roosevelt Island

Monday, June 15, 2015

A recap of the big speech and rally Hillary Clinton held on Roosevelt Island this past Saturday.
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The Line Between Funny and Racist

Monday, June 15, 2015

WNYC's Arun Venugopal and Crissle West, co-host of comedy podcast The Read, follow up on his live their live event "Funny or Racist?" event with more on comedy in a multicultural age.
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An Antidote to What the Spin Doctors Ordered

Monday, June 15, 2015

Ever hear a realtor call an apartment "cozy," meaning, incredibly tiny? Here's your guide to decoding "Spinglish," the language used by politicians and salespeople to evade the truth.
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The Albany Countdown

Monday, June 15, 2015

Albany's legislative session ends Wednesday, but rent laws and 421a expire today. A roundtable of reporters discusses what's still to come from Albany.
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Hillary's Rally; Albany Countdown; Funny or Racist; 'Spinglish'

Monday, June 15, 2015

A recap of Hillary Clinton's big Roosevelt Island rally; how corporations spin words; news from Albany; an update on the upstate prison break; and...is that joke funny? Or plain racist?
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Mark Bittman, Adult Friendship & Polling the Public

Friday, June 12, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Mark Bittman (First) | Adult Friendship (Starts at 14:02) | Polling the Public (Starts at 40:22)
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Biking and Breathing

Friday, June 12, 2015

WNYC and Columbia University want YOU to help study the air you breathe while cycling the city.
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70K in Pre-K and Counting

Friday, June 12, 2015

Seventy thousand acceptance letters went out for year two of New York City's universal pre-K program. Deputy Mayor Richard Buery answers questions from parents on registration.
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Diving Into the Bigoted Past of Public Pools

Friday, June 12, 2015

In light of a violent incident between the police and black teens at a Texas pool, we discuss the fraught history of pools, where racial biases faced the inherent intimacy of swimming.
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The Child Victims Act Bill and Other Legislative News From Albany

Friday, June 12, 2015

Assemblywoman Markey discusses the Child Victims Act bill, which would eliminate the statute of limitations for child sex abuse crimes in NYS, plus other political news from Albany.
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Evolution (Once More, With Feeling)

Friday, June 12, 2015

University of Chicago professor and evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne explains what "scientific thought" means and why he thinks accommodating creationism is just wrong.
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Pre-K Year Two; Public Pools; Biking and Breathing

Friday, June 12, 2015

Universal pre-k, year two; Assemblywoman Margaret Markey; the bigoted past of public swimming pools; why accommodating creationism is wrong; and a study on biking and breathing.
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Rikers Island Medical 'Breakdowns'

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A new report on contracted health services at Rikers Island finds "significant breakdowns," especially in the hiring process, and a lack of oversight by the city, 
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The Apollo Presents: Women of the World

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Apollo Theater's "Women of the World" festival -- featuring performances, mentoring sessions, debates, music and film that celebrates the talents of women and girls begins tonight.
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