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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Have You Changed Your Mind?

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Have you had a change of heart recently about any of the big issues of the day? Did you change your mind on same-sex marriage or the NYPD's use of stop and frisk? What about the NSA leaker Edward Snowden or the mayoral race? Or have you become ambivalent about something you used to feel strongly one way or the other about? Call us up at 212-433-9692 or comment here. 

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Decisions Bring Landmark Change

Thursday, June 27, 2013

It may be hard to believe, but just one month ago, the United States was a very different place to live. There were historic Supreme Court decisions out on affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage, but there were also other decisions issued that some may have missed. Contributing their thoughts are Ron Christie, Republican political strategist, Farai Chideya, distinguished writer in residence at New York University’s Journalism Institute, and Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at George Washington University, and President of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

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The Takeaway

Chinese Explore New Perspectives on a Changed Country in the New Year

Monday, February 11, 2013

This year is the Year of the Snake, and many in China will find that their home country has changed. Over the past year, China has experienced significant cultural unrest, from disputes over problematic labor practices to reform of the income distribution system. Donald Gross, senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses new perspectives in the Lunar New Year.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Elizabeth Kolbert and Robert Stavins discuss climate-change politics after the election.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Elizabeth Kolbert and Robert Stavins discuss climate-change politics after the election.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Ode to Nixon Gabfest

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon and her special guests from Yale, Beverly Gage and Anthony Leiserowitz. This week: Mitt Romney’s tax plan, climate change in the U.S., and a New Yorker profile of Paul Ryan

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, “Wild Oversimplification” Edition

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Listen to Slate's show about Kony 2012, Game Change, and Werner Herzog’s On Death Row.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The eurozone after Cameron's veto, and the Durban climate talks

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The eurozone after Cameron's veto and the Durban climate talks

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

World Weekly climate change special: the Durban summit

Thursday, December 01, 2011

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On Being

Sari Nusseibeh — The Evolution of Change [remix]

Thursday, September 15, 2011

We experience a vision of caution and hope planted in a long view of Arab and Palestinian history, culture, and time in Palestinian philosopher Sari Nusseibeh. His personal story is steeped in layers of identity and, as he says, living legend, which shape

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On Being

[Unedited] Sari Nusseibeh with Krista Tippett

Thursday, September 15, 2011

We experience a vision of caution and hope planted in a long view of Arab and Palestinian history, culture, and time in Palestinian philosopher Sari Nusseibeh. His personal story is steeped in layers of identity and, as he says, living legend, which shape

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On Being

Bill McKibben — The Moral Math of Climate Change [remix]

Thursday, August 05, 2010

A conversation about climate change and moral imagination with a leading environmentalist and writer who has been ahead of the curve on this issue since he wrote The End of Nature in 1989. We explore his evolving perspective on human responsib

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On Being

[Unedited] Bill McKibben with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 05, 2010

A conversation about climate change and moral imagination with a leading environmentalist and writer who has been ahead of the curve on this issue since he wrote The End of Nature in 1989. We explore his evolving perspective on human responsib

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Fen Montaigne on Adélie penguins

Monday, December 14, 2009

Fen Montaigne discusses Adélie penguins.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Michael Specter on carbon pollution

Monday, February 18, 2008

Michael Specter on the possibility of using economics to change behavior and cut emissions.

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