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Conversations in the Digital Age with Jim Zirin is a talk show designed to illuminate the news by taking the time required to understand and interpret national and world events. The series features high-profile guests from the worlds of politics, law, business, foreign relations, national security, counterterrorism, media, lifestyles, literature, the arts, and the military. The series is hosted by Jim Zirin, a leading litigator and contributor to major publications including Forbes, the Dail ...
 
City Talk is CUNY TV 's forum for politics and public affairs. City Talk presents lively discussion of New York City issues, with the people that help make this city function. City Talk is hosted by Professor Doug Muzzio, political commentator for WABC-TV New York, co-director of the Center for the Study of Leadership in Government and the founder and former director of the Baruch College Survey Research Unit, both at Baruch College's School of Public Affairs.
 
Brian Lehrer, of WNYC Radio's Brian Lehrer Show, also hosts an hour-long weekly television show on CUNY-TV. In addition to highlighting new academic research with the power to transform society and policy in a regular segment called, "Public Intellectual," Brian interviews experts on a wide variety of topics including: the digital age and how it’s transforming our world; new social and political trends and current events in New York City and beyond; entrepreneurs of change; grassroots enviro ...
 
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New York City's population is growing, along with the need for affordable housing. Guests - developers and lenders - commented on the challenges of acquiring land, construction costs, rezoning, the importance of sponsorship and thoughtful business plans to successfully develop and build much needed housing. The energy and support of HPD to preserve…
 
Noting that more deals are going to contract and that they're "doing OK," guests are confident that Covid-19 and the Delta Variant, countered by the booster, social distancing, and vaccination will have only a small effect on future sales. Guests discussed the rental market, citing opportunities in hospitality and multifamily, bio-science, and qual…
 
Guests describe the office market as "very, very busy" but "tough on landlords!" Business is returning but with working from home, tenants are renting less space. The tenant-friendly residential market continues to offer concessions, while online viewing helps renters shop space, price and amenities. The 2019 Rent Laws and Covid have spurred real e…
 
"There's a lot going on out there," says host Michael Stoler, as guests discuss the strengths of Long Island's real estate market: the residential markets, industrial properties, and assisted living facilities. Hospitality is substantially better, but along with retail - still a challenge. The office market, while not robust, has show remarkable re…
 
Restaurateurs, owners, and attorneys - bullish about the industry's future as restaurants re-open in New York - discuss donating meals to health care workers, keeping a family business alive, the vaccine, the Restaurant Revitalization Act enabling re-hiring, and lenders' and developers' support to those presenting sound business plans.…
 
If 61% of primary voters are women - why aren't more women in political office? Marti Speranza Wong describes the "un-level" playing field that women candidates experience: political parties controlled by men, provide exposure, endorsements; PAC and outside money favor men candidates. Wong outlines the work of Amplify Her, an organization dedicated…
 
Cuban percussionist and composer, Pedrito Martinez. Natalia Méndez, owner of the legendary Oaxacan restaurant, "La Morada." Carmen Boullosa interviews Puerto Rican writer Giannina Braschi. The DREAMer César Vargas talks about being in politics as an activist. Peruvian filmmaker Melina León on her first feature film "Song without a Name."…
 
Friends since high school, renowned artist and feminist, Audrey Flack and host, Ronnie Eldridge discuss Flack's student years, her artistic development and success, the "angel with wings," and personal sadness. Mature women, enjoying their long friendship, they talk frankly about how it feels to be in the tenth decade of their lives.…
 
New York City experienced a crimewave in the 1970s, and again during the crack epidemic of the 1980s and early 90s. Now violent crime – specifically, homicide – is surging again. Why? And what do we need to do to avoid a repeat of the terrible, tragic days of the past? Bob asks this of his guest, Zachary W. Carter, a former U.S. attorney and former…
 
Guests, with long histories and commitments to New York, discuss the post-pandemic comeback. The vaccine roll-out has increased confidence, enabling people to return to offices. Returning tenants are evaluating space needs and owners are repositioning, modernizing and improving the environment of many of their buildings with amenities, out-door spa…
 
To date, numerous states have legalized the medical and/or recreational use of cannabis, developing profitable businesses in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, and agriculture The federal government has not yet enacted legislation that would end the prohibition of cannabis, removing its listing from the Controlled Substances Act. Guests d…
 
Over one hundred eminent scholars recently signed a statement of concern that asserts, clearly and unequivocally, that “our entire democracy is now at risk.” One of these scholars joins Bob to explain this threat to the future of our nation. He is Jacob Hacker, a political science professor at Yale University and co-author of the book “LET THEM EAT…
 
Guests from the banking industry note that while the process is just beginning - we are coming out of the pandemic! Recovery has been faster than many expected; some retail and most stable assets nearing pre-pandemic "normal." The office market is still lagging as companies are evaluating the repopulation of their offices. Too high luxury retail re…
 
Believe it or not, there’s one area of national policy on which Democrats and Republicans seem to agree, and that’s voluntary national service programs. These are programs in which men and women of all ages, but often young people, engage in activities that provide an endless variety of benefits to local communities.…
 
James Kuhn has experienced various cycles during his long real estate career - all related to imperfect financial, banking or tax systems. COVID-19 is a health-care crisis, different from all the rest that, in the end, a healthy company could survive. Discussing New York's resurgence, Kuhn notes the city's commitment to bio-science, having the ingr…
 
Rentals are now moving, there's a pent-up demand, buyers are coming up to seller's price, greater activity as Covid-19 figures improve. Business is a "coiled spring, a rattle snake, ready to strike," is a guest's dramatic description of the improvement in the rental market. Investors describe New York's market as fragmented; institutional investors…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tragically disproportionate effect on America’s black communities, and yet, some members of the African-American and other communities of color, have been among those initially reluctant to take the vaccines that have been developed to combat the pandemic. Why is that? And what’s being done to reverse that reluctance…
 
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