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. […]
The feud between Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo has been reignited and is firing up the leadership in Albany. New York Daily News Albany Bureau Chief, Kenneth Lovett joins us with the latest. A new documentary introduces us to New Jersey’s “Supergirl.” Naomi Kutin is an Orthodox Jewish sixteen-year-old, who is breaking gender norms and powerlifting world records which […]
Pickles and fleas – they’re probably not something you want your children to consume, at least not together. After our story about two new WNYC Studios podcasts, you may just change your mind. Listen to “This Podcast Has Fleas” here. Aired on December 12, 2017.
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.
There’s a computer caper in our schools! Thousands of personal computers, meant for New York City’s children, have gone missing. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is here and wants answers. We explore the challenges facing women in positions of power. Catherine Mayer, former editor at Time Magazine and author of “Attack of the 50 Ft. Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the […]
See how trash is being transformed into high-fashion wearable treasures. Orange is the New Black actress Alysia Reiner launched the line and she joins us to discuss her venture. Peril & Promise is an ongoing series of reports telling the human stories of climate change. Lead funding for Peril & Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. […]
We explore the challenges facing women in positions of power. Catherine Mayer, former editor at Time Magazine and author of “Attack of the 50 Ft. Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World!,” joins MetroFocus to discuss her book and the movement to end gender inequality. Aired on December 8, 2017.