#AskTheMayor; Climate and Change in Congress; Shutdown America; The Life of Frederick Douglass

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC and the proposals in his State of the City speech.
    Varshini Prakash, co-founder of the Sunrise Movement, a grassroots group demanding immediate action from the United States Congress to address the climate change crisis, discusses her group’s opposition to fossil fuel financing and the effort to create a Green New Deal.
     FiveThirtyEight’s politics editor Sarah Frostenson discusses her predictions for how the current government shutdown will resolve itself and its impact on communities around the nation.
     David Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University, talks about his book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of…

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