Lead In NYC, Newark School Water; Richard Gere; Envisioning America's Second Civil War; How Uber Manipulates Its Drivers

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We discuss recent investigations that revealed high lead levels in the water of New York City and Newark schools.

Mary Harris, WNYC reporter/co-host of “Only Human,” Monona Rossoal, an industrial hygienist for ACTS, and Chris Sturm, Managing Director of Policy and Water for New Jersey Future, discuss recent investigations that revealed high lead levels in the water of New York City and Newark schools. Journalist Omar El Akkad on his debut novel American War. It imagines a dystopian future set in 2075 where the United States is in the grips of another civil war. Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi and Joseph Cedar discuss their film, “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer.” New York Times reporter Noam Scheiber discusses how Uber controls its drivers’ decisions and job performance by using psychological techniques to influence when, where and how long drivers work. 

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