Sean Carlson

Host, WNYC/WQXR News

Sean Carlson appears in the following:

Why Delta Is The 'Variant Of The Future' Come Early

Monday, June 28, 2021

WNYC
The delta variant is another exhausting twist in a pandemic defined by them.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Caroline Shaw and So Percussion, Helado Negro

Monday, June 28, 2021

New Sounds
This week, new music from composer and vocalist Caroline Shaw with So Percussion, Toronto rapper Shad, and American musician Helado Negro; also RIP Jon Hassell and Frederic Rzewski.
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New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Record High Budget For The 2021 Fiscal Year

Friday, June 25, 2021

The budget -- clocking in at more than $46 billion in spending -- represents a dramatic turnaround from last year. 

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Takeaways From The City Council Primary Results

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The New York City Council is poised to see a mix of new and veteran members assume power in 2022.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Amythyst Kiah, Shungudzo, Yves Tumor

Monday, June 21, 2021

New Sounds
Tennessee-based songwriter Amythyst Kiah's bluesy-Americana, new music band Wild Up records the outsider art of Julius Eastman, a glam-dance track by Yves Tumor, and Shungudzo's debut.
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She Spent Years Trying To Spread The Word About Juneteenth. Now, She's Concerned The Holiday Could Lose Its Meaning.

Friday, June 18, 2021

The founder of Juneteenth NYC discusses her mixed feelings about it becoming a federal holiday, and the need for more celebrations of Black culture.

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What Should Museums Look Like In An Age Of Protest?

Thursday, June 17, 2021

A new book by the former president and executive director of the Queens Museum examines the history of cultural institutions and how they chould change for the better.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Hiatus Kaiyote, Pom Pom Squad, Jake Shears

Monday, June 14, 2021

New Sounds
This week, Polo G taps Nicki Minaj for a duet; Pom Pom Squad offers mid-century garage-noir; Arab Strap's remix allegory; and Haitus Kaiyote drops a slinky wondercore song about sex.
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New York Legislature Targets Parole System To Reduce The Prison Population

Friday, June 11, 2021

The law is waiting for Governor Cuomo's signature.

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NYC Mayoral Candidate Gives Open House Amid Questions About His Residency

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

A recent report in Politico raised questions about where Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams lived, and whether he was using public space for private use.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Mountain Goats, Japanese Breakfast, Spellling

Monday, June 07, 2021

New Sounds
This week, Japanese Breakfast and Joy Oladokun fight for happiness; the Mountain Goats fight for their lives; plus new releases from Prince, Spellling, and Public Service Broadcasting.
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24 Minutes In Mott Haven

Friday, June 04, 2021

Protesters, witnesses, journalists, and others remember the NYPD's violent raid on a protest in the South Bronx on June 4, 2020.

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Tips For Post-Pandemic Dating in New York City

Friday, June 04, 2021

Summer is starting, the city is reopening, and many people are ready to make up for lost dating time. 

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Andrew Yang Is Betting On A People’s Bank To Help Struggling Low-Income New Yorkers

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Andrew Yang wants to help generate small business growth through the creation of a “People’s Bank of New York."

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What To Watch For In The Second Democratic Primary Debate For New York City Mayor

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

It will be the first time the eight leading candidates face off for an in-person debate. 

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Mayoral Candidates Are Vying For The “Sleeping Giant” Latino Vote

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

New York City candidates for mayor are competing aggressively for the often fractured Latino vote. 

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Rockaway Business Owners And Beachgoers Are Planning For A Post-COVID Boom

Friday, May 28, 2021

An unofficial survey of some of the people down on the Rockaway Boardwalk.

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New York City Public Schools Will Return To In-Person Learning Five Days A Week

Monday, May 24, 2021

WNYC
Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising a full reopening of the New York City public school system in September, with no remote learning options.

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Map Reveals How The Coronavirus Spread Around NYC—And The Dangers Of Health Precarity

Thursday, May 20, 2021

WNYC
A new study analyzed tiny genetic differences in coronavirus samples to trace lineages of the germ that had infected patients around the city. 

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New York Attorney General Expands Probe Into Trump Organization

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Attorney General Letitia James now has civil and criminal investigations into the former president's business, and is teaming up with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.

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