How Paid Vacation Looks Around the World; Labor in the U.S; How to Build a Bike Lane; The Farewell; Delivering Food in NYC
On this Labor Day, here are some of our favorite recent conversations:
Sherry Leiwant, co-founder and co-president of A Better Balance, and Felix Salmon, chief financial correspondent for Axios and host of the Slate Money podcast, discuss “paid family leave” and how the U.S. compares to the rest of the world in this area.
Steven Greenhouse, former New York Times labor and workplace reporter discusses the history of the U.S. labor movement and his new book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor (Knopf, 2019).
Shumita Basu, reporter, host and producer in the newsroom, shares what she discovered about how to go about getting a bike lane in your neighborhood and the role of community boards.
Writer and director Lulu Wang joins to discuss her comedic film starring Awkwafina, which is based on the true story of a family involved in a ridiculous lie.
Andy Newman, New York Times metro reporter, chronicled his day as a deliveryman for delivery apps like Grubhub and Seamless.
These interviews originally aired earlier this year. Links to the unedited audio are here:
How Paid Vacation Looks Around the World (Jan 14, 2019)
Labor in the U.S (Aug 6, 2019)
How to Build a Bike Lane (Jul 19, 2019)
The Farewell (Aug 2, 2019)
Andy Newman’s Delivery Days (Jul 25, 2019)