The Reality of Election Rigging, Transforming Penn Station

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The entrance of Penn Station under the proposed plan. The Farley building is visible beyond the 8th Ave.

Wendy Weiser, director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Democracy Program, and Adam Gitlin, counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, explain why stealing an election in the U.S. isn’t easy, given how voting works. Archaeologist and art historian Salvatore Settis warns that tourism that is tearing apart the city's social fabric and civic culture. Writer Madeleine Thien discusses her novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, which was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman and Vishaan Chakrabarti, founder of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, discuss a new plan to transform Penn Station.