The Brian Lehrer ShowAuthor: WNYC
14 Apr 2021

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    Should We Be Worried About Inflation?

    Emily Stewart, senior business and politics reporter at Vox, breaks down the latest news surrounding inflation.


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    Another Police Killing Near Minneapolis as the Chauvin Trial Continues

    Paul Butlerprofessor at Georgetown Law and the author of Chokehold: Policing Black Men (The New Press, 2017)joins to talk about what's happening in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Floyd, while nearby, people are protesting after a Black man named Daunte Wright was shot and killed by the police during a traffic stop.


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    Ask the Mayor 'Tryouts': Kathryn Garcia

    Kathryn Garcia, 2021 mayoral hopeful and former commissioner of the New York City Department of Sanitation, takes calls from listeners about her campaign and the issues facing the City, including maintaining public housing facilities, NYPD reform and traffic safety policy.


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    Public Health, Personal Health and Vaccines

    Krutika Kuppalli, MD, infectious disease and global health specialist and assistant professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, answers questions about vaccines, in light of the J&J "pause" following reports of a dangerous, but extremely rare, reaction in some recipients.


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    Prison Healthcare Was Always Bad. Then Came COVID-19.

    A year after returning home from prison, formerly incarcerated people have a mortality rate nearly four times the national average. Dr. Homer Venters, clinical associate professor at NYU College of Global Public Health
    and also newly appointed member of the Biden/Harris COVID 19 Health Equity Task Force,
     and Bianca Tylek, Worth Rises’s executive director, describe how the for profit healthcare system within jails and prisons often fail patients by ignoring preventative care and neglecting to offer treatments that might hurt their bottom line.


  • Posted on 13 Apr 2021

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