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Lift Every Voice is dedicated to shining a light on overlooked issues of injustice and inequality and sharing inspiring stories of change. Each episode, U.S. Senator Cory Booker will talk with grassroots activists, stakeholders, and organizers who are overcoming injustices and making positive change in their communities.
 
Tali Farhadian Weinstein is a candidate to become the next District Attorney of Manhattan. She believes in building a criminal justice system driven by empathy, humility, and accountability. But how? She’ll start by listening. On Hearing, Tali - a veteran of the Obama Justice Department and former General Counsel to the Brooklyn District Attorney - hosts expansive, thoughtful conversations with policy experts, journalists, and community members. Her guests come from a wide range of backgroun ...
 
Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis about walking our talk—every day, in every moment. It ain’t about being perfect. Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal, talks about everyday Buddhism, meditation, eco-actions large and small, and features conversations with leading mindful thought leaders, both famous and overlooked.
 
The Scripps National Spelling Bee Podcast takes you inside a cherished American tradition, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Your guide to this world of words is Paul Loeffler, former Spelling Bee contestant and current ESPN spelling commentator. He'll take you behind the scenes of the Spelling Bee and speak with authors, celebrities and some of the young spellers in the spotlight.
 
The VOTING WHILE BLACK podcast goes beyond the rhetoric to reveal how the Democratic candidates for president really think about race. There is no doubt that the promise of fighting racism—and creating a truly equitable, just and safe society for everyone—will play a powerful role in motivating voters in the 2020 election. We are at a critical turning point, and cannot confuse rhetoric with action. Produced by the leading Black voter mobilization program, Color Of Change PAC, and hosted by C ...
 
Today Blacks and Latinos only make up 4 to 5 percent of the tech workforce, as a result, young people of color are not confident about their ability to become successful in the tech industry. Students are five times more likely to take an interest in computer science if they often see people who look like them in that field (Gallup/Google). In honor of Black History Month, Black Voices in Tech aims to do just that by bringing in successful men/women of color making history today, to speak an ...
 
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Larry weighs in on the final days of Trump in office and the art of deception. Later, he is joined by film director Sam Pollard to discuss his latest documentary ‘MLK/FBI,’ the wire tapping of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by the the FBI, and how the tapes could affect King's legacy (22:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Sam Pollard…
 
Seth takes a closer look at a twice-impeached Trump turning against some of his closest allies as his White House gets packed up. Then, Anne Hathaway shares how exhilarating it was to star in one of the first films to depict life during the COVID-19 lockdown and talks about working with the risk-taking director Doug Liman.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the House voting to impeach President Trump for inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, making him the first and only president in history to be impeached twice. Then, Rep. Andy Kim shares what led him to help clean up the aftermath of the Capitol insurrection, talks about the surreal experience he had returning t…
 
As Wikipedia turns 20, we ask its founder Jimmy Wales how “the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit” really works. Also, as creator of another tech giant, does he reckon social media is still a force for good? And were some major platforms right to ban President Trump from communicating on them? He also confides his homeschooling tips. Please sub…
 
Cory Doctorow is a journalist, activist and science fiction author. His output has ranged across short stories, novels and graphic novels, including multiple ‘New York Times’ best sellers. He is also a passionate copyright law and intellectual property activist. He speaks to Georgina Godwin about his latest novel ‘Attack Surface’, a stand-alone tit…
 
Seth takes a closer look at House Democrats calling on Vice President Pence to remove President Trump through the 25th Amendment as they prepare to vote on a resolution to impeach Trump. Neil Gaiman explains why quarantine boredom is bad for creativity and shares how peculiar it is for his twenty-year-old book to be adapted into a show and still fe…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republicans who incited the violent insurrection at the Capitol telling everyone it's "time to move on" after House Democrats unveiled a text of impeachment calling for the removal of President Trump through the 25th Amendment. Then, sisters Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar talk about their book, "You'll Never Believe Wh…
 
First, House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn joins Jake to preview House Democrats’ plan to impeach President Trump for the second time. Then, Jake presses Republican Sen. Pat Toomey about what responsibility his party bears for the attack on the Capitol. Next, Jake asks Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan why the Pentagon delayed his efforts to mobilize th…
 
Chris Atkins was jailed for tax fraud and has written an eye-opening book about the experience, ‘A Bit of a Stretch’. His former partner Lottie Moggach also uses memories of the time to inform her novel ‘Brixton Hill’. Georgina Godwin speaks to them together to find out more about the experience and the resulting books.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at a majority of Republicans in the House and a handful of GOP senators tried to throw out the results of the presidential election even after a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol attempted to overthrow American democracy. Then, Bill Hader imagines how his SNL character Stefon would react to the COVID-19 pandemic and …
 
After the shocking scenes in Washington DC this week, we ask war historian Margaret MacMillan if violence is an inevitable part of civilisation. Professor MacMillan, author of 'War: How conflict shaped us', reflects on whether the invasion of the Capitol qualifies as a coup. And she unravels the mystery of why we fight, from ancient times to the 21…
 
Mia Levitin is a cultural and literary critic who has written for publications from the ‘Financial Times’ to ‘The Guardian’. She speaks to Georgina Godwin about her book ‘The Future of Seduction’, which details the ever-changing world of sex, dating and relationships in the digital era. The book is one of five essays in the Futures series.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump defending his possibly illegal phone call pressuring Georgia election officials to overturn his loss to Joe Biden. Then, Chelsea Handler talks about living by herself in Canada, her cleaning lady’s very intimate relationship with her dogs and why she’s no longer crushing on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump trying his hardest to get impeached again and prosecuted after he pressured the Georgia secretary of state to overturn election results. Then, Amy Poehler talks about why she wants to live in The Matrix, leaning into discomfort and her film Moxie.
 
First, Jake presses US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on the slow rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and whether to expect a surge in cases after the holidays. Then, Jake spars with Republican Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio about GOP efforts in Congress to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Next, Jake asks Democratic Senate candidate J…
 
On this best of ‘Meet The Writers’, we bring you highlights from conversations with Academy award-winner and LGBT activist Dustin Lance Black, Chilean author Isabel Allende, best-selling Nigerian-UK novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and US presidential adviser Robert Reich.By Monocle 24
 
Larry is joined by former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Fred Claire to discuss the book ‘Extra Innings: Fred Claire’s Journey to City of Hope and Finding a World Championship Team.’ They talk about Claire’s transition from sports journalist to Dodgers staff member (20:00), working in public relations when Al Campanis said controversial racist…
 
To end 2020, Late Night Lit concluded that only one guest would be suitable to reflect on the year in books and how literature has nourished us during the pandemic. Luckily, Seth Meyers said yes. Late Night producer Sarah Jenks-Daly talks to Seth about the role of authors on Late Night. Plus, they pay tribute to one of Seth's favorite authors, the …
 
First, Dana talks to NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci about the vaccine rollout and if Americans should expect a post-holiday covid surge. Next, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan join Dana to reflect on their handling of the pandemic and what still needs to be done. Then, Dana asks Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger of…
 
On a very special holiday weigh in, Larry is joined by his daughter, Lauren Wilmore, to share how the lyrics of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” have changed over time. Later, Larry is joined by sculptor and former US Air Force test pilot Ed Dwight to discuss his journey to nearly becoming the first black astronaut in the 1960s (16:00), the…
 
Was the first black principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre earlier denied roles because of her skin colour? She tells host, Anne McElvoy, how dance saved her from a difficult childhood and about her first performance in a classic Christmas production. And, which ballets would she remove from the repertoire? Please subscribe to The Economis…
 
Late Night writer Amber Ruffin performs a special Christmas song in an attempt to cheer up those who won't be able to make it home for the holidays. Then, Jimmy Fallon talks about The Tonight Show adjusting to the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic, reinventing pajamas and his fourth book 5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas.…
 
First, Jake talks with Operation Warp Speed chief scientific adviser Moncef Slaoui on the latest efforts to distribute the coronavirus vaccine. Then, Jake interviews Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah on negotiations for a coronavirus relief bill in Congress and the Trump administration’s response to the cyberattack. Next, Jake asks Transportation…
 
In the finale of our first season, Tali talks to Congressman-elect Ritchie Torres and civil rights leader Ben Jealous about gleaning wisdom from our personal histories and leading with hope. Plus: surprise musical guests! Hearing will return for Season 2 on January 21st, 2021. This podcast is paid for by New Yorkers for Tali. To learn more about Ta…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the president and his enablers continuing their attempt to end democracy just a month ahead of the end of the Trump administration. Mehdi Hasan talks about launching The Mehdi Hasan Show on Peacock from home during the coronavirus pandemic, calls for Trump to be held accountable for his attempt to steal the election and …
 
Anne McElvoy asks the former German ambassador to the US, Wolfgang Ischinger, if America can still be relied upon as a “protective uncle” and how it should deal with China. And, who will succeed Chancellor Merkel in 2021? Anne talks to German cabinet minister Jens Spahn, one of a proposed 'dream team' of candidates in the upcoming party leadership …
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republican Party and right-wing media still insisting there’s a way for Trump to subvert the will of the voters and remain in office. Then, Stacey Abrams discusses preparing for the upcoming Georgia Senate runoffs, expresses her concerns for Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue's support of Trump's false voter fraud claim…
 
Nanjala Nyabola is a writer, political analyst and activist. With degrees from both Oxford University and Harvard Law School, she has written across a variety of topics including the internet, politics and travel. She speaks with Georgina Godwin about her latest book ‘Travelling While Black: Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move’.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Trump and the Republican Party desperately attempting to dismantle our democracy, even after the Electoral College voted to make Joe Biden the next president of the United States. Then, the band The Chicks (Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer, Martie Maguire) wage their bets on who could drink Seth under the table, talk about …
 
First, Jake presses FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn on if the Trump administration politicized the vaccine approval process. Then, Jake talks with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the US response to the coronavirus pandemic. Next, former Vice President Al Gore joins Jake to reflect on his decision to concede the 2000 election 20 years later. Th…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump live-tweeting Fox News and trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election while the coronavirus pandemic hits a new grim milestone. Jenny Slate shares a very important life update, then talks about the pet cemetery at her fiancé’s house and her book Little Weirds.…
 
How stable is the West? Professor Joseph Henrich, chair of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, says that even successful societies can implode. He tells Anne McElvoy that the economically dominant Western identity, evolving from the “psychologically peculiar” minds of the population, could look very different in the future. Please sub…
 
Antony Johnston is a ‘New York Times’ bestselling writer and podcaster whose work spans multiple genres and formats, from books to video games. One of his most notable works, the graphic novel ‘Coldest City’, went on to be adapted into the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Atomic Blonde’ starring Charlize Theron. He speaks to Georgina Godwin about his latest …
 
Fatima Shama, the Executive Director of the Fresh Air Fund, joins Tali for an urgent conversation about how to keep kids safe and help them thrive - both in the midst of the pandemic and beyond. This show is paid for by New Yorkers for Tali. To learn more about Tali's campaign for Manhattan DA, please visit http://taliforda.com.…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Supreme Court rejecting a lawsuit seeking to block Pennsylvania from certifying its electoral votes for Joe Biden and the GOP attempting another Hail Mary pass to overturn the election results. Then, Aubrey Plaza talks about her movie "Black Bear," becoming a small town’s crazy woman and shares her tips for exploring…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Donald Trump focusing on overturning the results of the 2020 election and counter-programming Joe Biden’s inauguration while the nation weathers the worst stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, Nick Kroll talks about the newest season of Big Mouth and helping parents broach tough subjects with their kids through the show.…
 
First, Operation Warp Speed Chief Scientific Adviser Dr. Moncef Slaoui tells Jake what to expect once a coronavirus vaccine is approved. Then, Georgia’s Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan responds to President Trump’s baseless claims of a rigged election in his state. Next, Jake talks to Virginia Sen. Mark Warner on his efforts to push a bipartisan c…
 
Jason Diakite is best known for his illustrious career as a hip hop artist in Sweden. Performing in the group Excel and then solo as Timbuktu, he has performed all over the world, including at the Nobel Peace prize ceremony. His critically acclaimed memoir ‘A Drop of Midnight’ has sold more than 100,000 copies in Sweden and is an honest and intimat…
 
Larry opens with a weigh in on the importance of language as it pertains to the idea ‘defend the police.’ Later, Larry is joined by Walter Mosley, author of ‘Devil in a Blue Dress,’ to discuss his career as a writer (14:00), teaching with ‘MasterClass’ (34:00), and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Walter Mosley…
 
Late Night writer Dina Gusovsky interrupts Seth to explain why she’s jealous of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Then, finance journalist Adam Davidson discusses how the world might change under the Biden administration, explains how Trump is a "bottom feeder" on corruption that already existed in the world and breaks down why Ivanka is the toug…
 
The actor, best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, talks about directing his first feature film on caring for his parents who suffered from dementia. Anne McElvoy asks him why he prefers cinema to home-streaming and whether he believes people will return to the big screen after the pandemic. And, how controversy around Holl…
 
An already-festering domestic violence epidemic has worsened in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, Tali talks to Kavita Mehra (Sakhi for South Asian Women) and Margarita Guzman (Violence Intervention Program), both leaders of culturally-specific organizations dedicated to supporting survivors. They join Tali for an in-depth discussion a…
 
On today's episode of Late Night Lit, Late Night supervising producer Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with Deesha Philyaw, author of the new novel "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies." Then, she speaks with Todd Doughty, senior v-p and deputy publisher at Doubleday. Plus, hear some book recommendations from members of the Late Night staff. Mentioned in this…
 
First, Dana talks with Admiral Brett Giroir about how Thanksgiving travel will affect the rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the United States. Then, Dana presses Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri on the 2020 election when he says that it's "likely" that President-elect Biden will be sworn in this January, but refuses to call him …
 
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