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The Brian Lehrer Show: Robert Reich, Trump, Inc., #MeToo in the Art World and the Making of a Black Feminist

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Originally Aired: Monday February 19, 2018

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WNYC’s Brian Lehrer hosted his Peabody Award-winning radio show from The Greene Space talking with political commentator, professor and author Robert Reich; WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Ilya MarritzPriscilla Frank, arts and culture reporter for HuffPost; and Brittney Cooper, professor and author.

Watch video of individual segments below, or see the full show at the bottom of the page.

What Do Americans Owe Each Other? 

Robert Reich, professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, former Labor Secretary under President Bill Clinton, and the author of “The Common Good,” argues it’s time to return to the ideals Americans share. “If there is no common good,” he writes, “there is no society.”

Trump, Inc.

WNYC reporters Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz talk about the latest episodes of their investigative podcast, produced in partnership with ProPublica, which looks into the president’s businesses.

#MeToo in the Art World

Priscilla Frank, arts and culture reporter for HuffPost, discusses the #MeToo movement and how women’s stories are impacting the art world.

The Making of a Black Feminist

Writer Brittney Cooper examines how anger has fueled her development as a feminist in her new book, “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower.” Cooper is professor of women’s and gender studies and Africana studies at Rutgers University, a columnist at Cosmopolitan magazine and co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective.

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