Alexander Heffner of PBS’s “Open Mind” joins us to discuss Donald Trump’s popularity. Jeanine Pirro joins us to discuss her new book on Robert Durst, “He Killed Them All.” A new website could shake up how voters interact with candidates running for office.
We take a special inside look at the latest website from the folks behind the petition website Change.org – a project they promise will shake up how voters interact with candidates running for office.
Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña joins us to look back at a horrifying American moment when during the ’60s and ’70s, thousands of women were sterilized against their will in public hospitals and clinics.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer tells us about his report on the city’s homeless shelters. Johnathan Lovitz of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce discusses equality in business. We discuss the State Comptroller’s list of municipalities experiencing fiscal stress. In our on-going American Graduate series,we learn about Common Core standards and a growing number of students who are opting out.
In our on-going series featuring WCNY’s “Connect:NY,” we learn about the Common Core standards and a growing movement of students who are opting out of tests in New York State.
New York NOW’s Matt Ryan explains several of the initiatives Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his annual reports on policy and the budget.
We get an update on Long Island’s pollution problem, hear the latest on a City Council proposal that would impact the fate of the city’s historic sites and learn about actress and activist Anna Deavere Smith’s efforts to end the school-to-prison pipeline. Plus, we go inside a Brooklyn school that’s using a unique program to prepare students for careers in science.
We go inside a Brooklyn high school that’s using a unique program to prepare students for the growing field of STEM: science, technology, engineering and mathematics.