The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: state lawmakers end the legislative session with a whimper, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on two political corruption trials underway in Manhattan, and state officials outline ways to increase pedestrian safety across New York.
Students and teachers looking back on this school year will remember the lessons that were taught and learned, the memories of friendships made and reinforced, and in some places, the time teachers walked off the job for better pay and working conditions. And it worked.
Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll have a conversation with the President of the National Education Association about those job actions, and the future of the union.
We’ll also hear about a book that shows students how to build their family tree…and spend an academic minute listening to what birds are telling us about climate change.
WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Stephanie Miner, former Mayor of Syracuse, former Co-Chair of the state Democratic Party and current Independent candidate for Governor of New York.[Continue reading...] about #1825 – Stephanie Miner, Independent Candidate For Governor Of New York
An encore airing of WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Award-winning investigative journalist and author of the new book Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change.[Continue reading...] about Investigative Journalist And Author Mary Beth Pfeiffer
Tommy Orange’s powerful and urgent Native American voice has exploded onto the landscape of contemporary fiction. His debut novel, “There There,” interweaves the experiences of twelve people who gather in Oakland for a pow wow. It is a multigenerational story about violence, recovery, hope, and loss.[Continue reading...] about #1561 – Tommy Orange
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project Alan, Cailin, Rex and Ira talk about a new study that finds misconceptions […][Continue reading...] about #1411: Craiglist Founder Donates $20 Million To Journalism Program