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'Hamilton': More Historically Vibrant Than a Mere Period Piece

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The NYTimes' theater critic playfully suggested mortgaging your house to get tickets for 'Hamilton' on Broadway. The historical narrative is a big reason why the show is so compelling.
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Sen. Claire McCaskill Says Gun Control Reform Is Not Feasible

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill joined us to talk Ferguson, This American Life's recent portrait of Missouri's school segregation problem, and the Senate's aversion to gun control.
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What to Do About Puerto Rico's Debt

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A discussion about the ideas being floated to solve Puerto Rico's current debt, including one which would allow the country's municipalities to declare bankruptcy.
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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill; Puerto Rico's Debt Relief; Hamilton the Musical

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill talks about her career; a divided front tackling Legionnaires'; Puerto Rico's debt relief; a trio of tenant protection bills; and Hamilton the Musical.
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Legionnaires' Outbreak Highlights the City-State Disconnect

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The City Council votes today to require building owners to better inspect cooling towers, but Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo haven't exactly formed a united front against Legionnaires'.
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'Separate But Equal' Never Ended in Education

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Normandy school district near Ferguson, MO (where Michael Brown went), tells the story of failing schools, segregation and an accidental integration plan.
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Failure as a Path to Success

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Jessica Lahey explains how overprotective parenting can hurt a child's ability to grow through failure. 
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You Say 'Cult.' SoulCycle Says 'Loyal Customer Base.'

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Plenty of competitors have entered the high-end workout market, but few are making regulars sweat, cry, or liken it to a sexual experience the way SoulCycle does.
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Why #BlackLivesMatter Activists Are Targeting Bernie Sanders

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The New Republic's Jamil Smith discusses why the #BlackLivesMatter movement has disrupted several of Sanders' rallies even though he's spoken out against racism in campaign speeches.
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New Yorkers Think Quality of Life Has Declined

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Maurice Carroll discusses the Quinnipiac University poll which shows just 33% of New York City voters believe that quality of life is "good" or "very good" - the lowest number on record.
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NYC Quality of Life (By The Numbers); SoulCycle Solidarity; Parenting to a Fault

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Why #BlackLivesMatter is targeting Bernie Sanders; quality of NYC life; school desegregation in Ferguson, MO; the cult of SoulCycle; the adverse effects of overprotective parenting.
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How the Military Ingestion Complex Infiltrated Our Pantries

Monday, August 10, 2015

Soldiers in combat need durable, easy-to-pack foods like energy bars and freeze-dried meat. Civilians don't. But since WWII, military preparedness has determined much of what we eat.
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Netflix Ups the Ante on Parental Leave

Monday, August 10, 2015

Netflix recently announced a big change to its parental leave policy. Rebecca Rosen discusses the pros and cons.
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Post-Debate Glow and Glum

Monday, August 10, 2015

Eli Stokols, national political reporter for POLITICO, discusses some of the developing topics that came out of the most recent GOP presidential debate.
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NYC Aims to Treat Violent Mental Illness; Unlimited Parental Leave

Monday, August 10, 2015

New York City's initiative to treat violent, mentally ill people; post-GOP-debate developments; unlimited parental leave; the secret military history of what's in your grocery bag.
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Mayor Booed at NYC's Dominican Day Parade

Monday, August 10, 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed as he marched in the annual Dominican Day Parade.
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The City's Plan for the Violent Mentally Ill

Monday, August 10, 2015

WNYC's Cindy Rodriguez and Brigid Bergin discuss the mayor's new $22 million initiative, NYC Safe, to reach out to violent mentally ill people.
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Jon Stewart's Last Daily Show

Friday, August 07, 2015

Julia Turner, editor-in-chief of Slate, and Dave Itzkoff, culture reporter at The New York Times, talk about Jon Stewart's final show and his impact on politics and news. 
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Debate Grades From Candidates’ Beat Reporters

Friday, August 07, 2015

Three public radio reporters from Wisconsin, Florida, and New Jersey "grade" the performances of the GOP candidates in last night's debate.
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What a Feminist Wedding Looks Like

Friday, August 07, 2015

Given how tradition-bound weddings can be, what does a "feminist wedding" mean today? Two married feminists offer their take on getting hitched in accordance with their values. 
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