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The Brian Lehrer Show



Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.



Last Build Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:16:06 -0500

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The Making of a Black Feminist

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:27:55 -0500

Brittney Cooper, associate professor of women's and gender studies and Africana studies at Rutgers, Cosmo columnist, co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective and author of Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower (St. Martin's Press, 2018), examines how anger has fueled her development as a feminist.

Ask the Mayor: New Federal Budget; Fare-Beating; TLC rules; Graduation Rates


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Ask the Mayor; Deals on the Hill; NJ Mayors; Pittsburgh

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Coming up on today's show:

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC;
  • Gabe Debenedetti, POLITICO national political reporter, reports on the overnight budget deal;
  • Steve Fulop, mayor of Jersey City, and Nora Radest, mayor of Summit, New Jersey, talk about New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's proposal to get around the SALT deduction cap that he unveiled at the recent NJ Conference of Mayors event; and
  • Mark Whitaker, former managing editor of CNN Worldwide and the author of Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance  (Simon & Schuster, 2018), looks at the history and influence of the African American community in Pittsburgh.



A Guide to New York's Family and Medical Leave

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:32:33 -0500

Dina Bakst, attorney and co-president of A Better Balance, a national legal advocacy organization that works to advance policies and advocate for working families, talks about New Yorkers' rights under the new family leave law that went into effect January 1.  A SUNY employee notes that public employees are not automatically covered, they need to opt-in.

A Better Balance's guide to the New York paid family leave law

A Guide to New York's Family and Medical Leave


Media Files:
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Rep. Pallone on DACA and White House Turmoil

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:01:16 -0500

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ's 6th) discusses House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's record-breaking 8-hour speech on Wednesday evening during which the Congresswoman read stories from DACA recipients, plus the latest White House turmoil.
 
Rep. Pallone on DACA and White House Turmoil


Media Files:
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Christopher Steele and the Story of the Dossier

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:59:10 -0500

Rosalind Helderman, Washington Post political reporter, talks about her reporting on Christopher Steele and how the former British spy compiled the Trump-Russia dossier -- the competing interests around him and his alarm at what he was finding that led him to inform the FBI.

→"Hero or hired gun? How a British former spy became a flash point in the Russia investigation." (Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2018)

Christopher Steele and the Story of the Dossier


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An Elaborate Parade

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:31:27 -0500

At the president's request, the Pentagon is exploring staging a military parade in Washington like France's annual Bastille Day parade. Rick Noack, Washington Post foreign affairs reporter, offers context on the French tradition, plus, reports on recently signed bill in Poland that bans accusations against Poles of complicity in the Holocaust. 

An Elaborate Parade


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What Happens When You Go 'From Healer to Dealer?'

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Siddhartha Mukherjee wrote about his struggle over how to treat a patient addicted to opioids in the most recent NYT Magazine and went, as he put it, "from healer to dealer."  Doctors, call in and tell us what you do when you’re not sure if a patient is using you to get opioids because they’re addicted rather than because they’re in pain. 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692.

→ "A Doctor’s Painful Struggle With an Opioid-Addicted Patient?" (New York Times Magazine, 2/1/2018)

What Happens When You Go 'From Healer to Dealer?'


Media Files:
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/bl/bl020818dpod.mp3




The President's Parade; The Dossier, Guide to Family Leave;

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Coming up on today's show:

  • Rick Noack, Washington Post foreign affairs reporter, discusses Trump's marching orders for a military parade, as well as Poland's recently signed bill that bans accusations against Poles of complicity in Nazi crimes;
  • Rosalind Helderman, Washington Post political reporter, talks about her reporting on Christopher Steele and how the former British spy compiled the Trump-Russia dossier;
  • Dina Bakst, attorney and co-president of A Better Balance, talks about New Yorkers' rights under the new family leave law;
  • Doctors call in to share how they deal with their opiate-addicted patients who come to them for pain relief; and
  • Rep. Frank Pallone (D NJ 6th) talks about Nancy Pelosi's very long speech on the House floor in support of DACA recipients.

 




Should You Freeze Your Eggs?

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:59:48 -0500

Nicole Ellis, Washington Post-Inspired Life host and filmmaker, talks about her personal journey to decide whether she should freeze her eggs or not -- including looking at the financial, physical, emotional, practical and scientific reasons to do it (or not).

→"Should I Freeze My Eggs?" (Washington Post)

Should You Freeze Your Eggs?


Media Files:
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/bl/bl020718epod.mp3