Soterios Johnson

Soterios Johnson appears in the following:

The History of Protests

Thursday, August 26, 2004

In a city like New York, where people pride themselves for speaking their minds, why is it so hard to find a place to do that? Joining me this morning to talk about how the city accomodates protest is Lisa Keller, associate professor of history ...

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Netball: The Most Popular Sport You've Never Heard Of

Friday, August 20, 2004

Most every weekend during the summer, hundreds of women gather to compete in a sport that you may have never heard of. It's called netball, and while it was invented in the U.S., it's been brought back to life in this country by immigrants, mostly ...

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A Conversation with Clive Gillinson

Friday, August 06, 2004

Carnegie Hall has named a new artistic director. Clive Gillinson is set to take over the post next summer. He has been the managing director of the London Symphony Orchestra for 20 years and was a cellist in the orchestra before that. He joins WNYC ...

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NYC Is Major Human Trafficking Hub

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Thousands of people are trafficked into the United States every year. They are often hidden from view, working in the sex trade, as domestic workers or as migrant farm help. Victims are trapped working for little or no pay and they often don't have the ...

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NYC Is Major Human Trafficking Hub: Part 1

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

The story of people arriving in this country to find work and promise of a better future is a familiar one. What is less noticed but more deadly is the situation of human trafficking. These illegal and profitable networks have attracted the attention of federal ...

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NYC Is Major Human Trafficking Hub: Part 2

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Moving people across international borders and then forcing them to work against their will. is a crime called Human Trafficking.

The New York City area, as an international gateway, is one of the nation's hotspots for this modern-day version of slavery.

Yesterday you ...

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New York State Budget: Late Again!

Thursday, June 03, 2004

New York's state budget is late again this year, making it the 20th year in a row. Add to the mix recent news of possible sex abuse scandals by lawmakers in Albany and the logjam on agreeing on a plan to increase education funding for ...

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Nancy And Joan Get Married?

Sunday, May 16, 2004

As of midnight today, same-sex couples can legally marry in Massachusetts. Many couples from the New York area are travelling north...to do just that. Joining me to discuss this is Nancy Goldsteen from Brooklyn. She is with her partner Joan Hilty near Provincetown, Massachusetts this ...

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Lincoln Center Redevelopment

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Today, Lincoln Center, the largest performing arts complex in the world, will unveil its plans for the first phase of a major redevelopment project. The president of Lincoln Center, Reynold Levy, joined Morning Edition to talk about the project.

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City Wants Jets Back in Manhattan

Thursday, March 25, 2004

The city and state want to bring the Jets back to Manhattan for the first time in 40 years, and today they'll release the most detailed report yet on how they plan to build and pay for a new stadium to house the team. A ...

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Robert Harth Remembered by Family and Friends

Monday, February 02, 2004

Friends and family of Robert Harth are receiving guests this afternoon on the Upper East Side to remember him. Harth, the artistic and executive director of Carnegie Hall, died on Friday of a heart attack at age 47. President of Nonesuch Records Robert Hurwitz, was ...

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Asylum-Seekers Held near Kennedy Airport

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Hundreds of people who have applied for asylum in this country are being held behind bars at a detention center in an industrial area near Kennedy Airport. Advocates say some of them have been held for inordinately long periods of time. Archi Pyati, an attorney ...

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Sweeping Reforms for NYC Elections

Thursday, December 04, 2003

The New York City campaign finance board is proposing sweeping reforms in the city's public funds matching program. These changes could have a major impact on the 2005 elections. Gene Russianoff of the New York Public Interest Research Group explains.

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Campaign Finance Reform

Thursday, December 04, 2003

The New York City campaign finance board is proposing sweeping reforms in the city's public funds matching program. These changes could have a major impact on the 2005 elections. Gene Russianoff of the New York Public Interest Research Group explains.

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Sweeping Reforms for NYC Elections

Thursday, December 04, 2003

The New York City campaign finance board is proposing sweeping reforms in the city's public funds matching program. These changes could have a major impact on the 2005 elections. Gene Russianoff of the New York Public Interest Research Group explains.

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Deadly Ferry Accident Hits 'Symbol of Staten Island'

Thursday, October 16, 2003

Following yesterday's ferry crash, Staten Islanders waited anxiously for the names of those killed or injured. They checked up on each other with phone calls and e-mails.

Ferry riders are used to choppy waters and bumpy landings, but many said they couldn't imagine an ...

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Saving for College

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

In a city where parents of newborns fret about which pre-K program will set their child on the right path to a good university, it's never too early to plan how to pay for that higher education. WNYC's Soterios Johnson spoke with financial journalist Beth ...

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Strange Times in NY Housing Market

Tuesday, August 19, 2003

It is a strange time for the New York housing market. Some rents are down - slightly -- generally at the high end of the market. Meantime, rents for stabilized apartments are up. For those looking to buy, prices have not really come down very ...

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Weekend Getaways

Thursday, August 07, 2003

For New Yorkers without a car summer in the city may seem a bit daunting, at times. How to get away from it all without breaking the bank? Joining me this morning is Caylin Sanders, founder of Escapemaker.com. The Brooklyn-based web site features ...

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There Are no Locks on Story Box

Monday, July 21, 2003

If you're in your twenties or thirties and you grew up in the New York area, the phrase "Story Box" might ring a bell. It's from The Magic Garden, a children's show that aired weekdays on Channel 11 for 12 years. Nearly 20 years after ...

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