As asthma sends thousands of New York City children to the emergency room each year one councilman who represents New York’s “Asthma Alley” is looking to change that. Councilman Costa Constantinides is here with a plan to help our littlest New Yorkers breathe easily. Aired on November 7, 2017 and December 27, 2017.
Congress passed the most sweeping re-write of the tax code in decades, with a presidential signature expected in days. But what will it really do for us and our states? Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism joins us to break down the tax code reform. As a part of our […]
As a part of our ongoing series “Peril & Promise,” we explore what sustainable farming is, and why its symbolic relationship with us and the earth, is vital to our future. Aired on December 20, 2017.
An investigation found that New York City Housing Authority officials lied to the feds about apartment inspections. The lies left children sick, and residents are furious. New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres is here with the details and next steps. What’s in a name? A movement by angry New Yorkers is calling for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge to return […]
It’s been five years since a gunman opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 first-graders and six faculty members. The loss of innocent lives on December 14, 2012 left lawmakers across the country looking for answers and solutions to prevent it from happening again. But, five years later, it continues to happen. Tonight, we return to Newtown, Connecticut for […]
A stunning blow was dealt to the Trump presidency as Republican Roy Moore lost the Senate race in Alabama. A firestorm also erupted between the President and New York Senator Gillibrand following her rousing criticism of the Commander-In-Chief. Joining us to discuss the recent loss and the future of the GOP in New York State is political analyst and NY […]
One of the nation’s leading environmental activists, Bill McKibben, launches a radical attack against the fossil fuel industry and seeks to transform the climate debate. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. […]
CEO and tech-media personality Randi Zuckerberg serves up her latest creation – coding and the modern-day family dinner. “Sue’s Tech Kitchen,” a food tech popup interactive exhibit, is making tech and science more approachable to kids. Aired on December 12, 2017.
A bold new project will ensure that the testimony of Holocaust survivors is preserved. Anne Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss, a survivor of Auschwitz, is here with the details. Watch the full documentary here. Aired on December 11, 2017.