Participatory Budgeting; Recycling NYC; Lawyer Bubble; Monogamy

6 segments

At the end of a week marked by two big political corruption charges in New York, two city council members, Brad Lander and Melissa Mark-Viverito, discuss trying to increase transparency in government with participatory budgeting. Plus: a new series all about recycling in New York City with the first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling and sustainability; the connections between college basketball and the U.S. Constitution according to Rami Khouri; the lawyer bubble; and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg on her new book.