Monday Morning Politics; What’s New in New York?; In Defense of Liberalism; How Fury Can Fuel the Fight for Reproductive Rights
Coming up on today’s show:
Shawna Thomas, VICE News Washington bureau chief discusses the latest political news out of Washington.
Brigid Bergin, WNYC’s City Hall and politics reporter, and Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette and co-host of the Max &Murphy podcast, talk about what de Blasio’s presidential bid means for NYC. Plus, the latest on city budget negotiations and the feedback deadline for the Charter Review Commission.
Adam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker, and author of A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism (Basic Books, 2019), argues that “liberalism” is not a political ideology, but a way of life.
In the wake of Georgia and Alabama’s abortion bans, more states announce their rollbacks on reproductive rights. Rebecca Traister writer-at-large for New York Magazine and the author of, most recently, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger (Simon & Schuster, 2018) talks about how angry women can channel their rage to fight back.