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  • 'I'd Love My Children, But I Wouldn't Love My Life'

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Meghan Daum, the editor of a new essay collection on foregoing parenthood, lays out some reasons to not have kids. Some hate loud, wet babies. For others, it's an existential problem.

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  • Why We Need Ruth Bader Ginger Ice Cream

    Women are underrepresented in ways we notice — and ways we don't. Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers the psychology behind our perceptions of gender parity.

  • Cesar Chavez, Crusader and Activist

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Biographer Miriam Pawel discusses the life and political career of the activist leader who founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation.



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  • 'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

    WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

  • State Lawmakers Announce Budget Deal

    The proposed $142 billion spending plan is expected to go to lawmakers for a final vote early this week following weeks of closed-door negotiations.

  • Focus Shifts to Cause of NYC Explosion After 2 Bodies Found

    Mayor de Blasio said there may have been inappropriate tampering with the gas lines within the building.

  • As Schumer Ascends, Menendez Fights for Political Life

    Two local U.S. Senators find themselves in the headlines, for very different reasons.

  • A White Guy Walks into a Black Barbershop

    As high-end restaurants and luxury condos come to represent a diversifying Harlem, the barbershops remain largely black establishments. But patrons and shop owners are starting to adapt.

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  • Hillary's Email Controversy Hasn't Changed Much For 2016

    Three weeks after Hillary Clinton's widely covered news conference about her use of private emails as secretary of state, polls continue to show her ahead of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race.

  • Noah Baumbach Explains Why HBO Dropped "The Corrections"

    Studio 360

    The director Noah Baumbach explains why his adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" for HBO fell through, and why he may just not be cut out for TV.

  • Small Batch Edition: Talking 'X-Files' With Kumail Nanjiani

    On today's Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk to comedian, actor and podcaster Kumail Nanjiani about the return of The X-Files — a TV show about which he has a podcast.

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