How's "No Tipping" Holding Up; Your Neighborhood Toxic Site; A Wise Guys' Guide

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Coming up on today's show:

  • The Supreme Court is reconsidering a case that could have far-reaching consequences for affirmative action programs across the country. NYU Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education's Stella Flores explores the implications.
  • A WNYC analysis estimates that 89% of New Jersey residents live within a mile of at least one "contaminated site." Sarah Gonzalez explains why most sites are in the state's poorest communities.
  • It’s been 3 weeks since Danny Meyer abolished tipping at his restaurant in favor of a hospitality-included policy. The Shake Shack founder shares early data on how it’s going for customers and staff.
  • Hear why spending money on experiences tends to be more satisfying than spending money on things, in the long run.
  • Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY6) connects her work in Washington to her constituents in west, central and northeast Queens.