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Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint. Host Jesse King talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, Editor of the Daily Gazette Judy Patrick, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose Cailin Brown, Publisher of Empire Report New York J.P. Miller, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.
 
You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. On each program, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.
 
A New York Minute In History is a podcast about the history of New York and the unique tales of New Yorkers. It is hosted by State Historian Devin Lander, Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts and Don Wildman. Jesse King and Jim Levulis of WAMC produce the podcast. A New York Minute In History is a production of the New York State Museum, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media. Support for the project comes from The William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the National Endowment for the Hu ...
 
Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting listeners in touch with the minds at the forefront of their fields. Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to education, looks at the latest research and invites ...
 
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During this month – and for a quartet of programs – we will be celebrating the form of the short story and those who write them. This week - T.C. Boyle, one of our country’s most beloved practitioners of the short story, joins us to discuss his new collection, "I Walk Between the Raindrops" - characterized by Boyle’s trademark biting satire and res…
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock; former Times Union Editor and current Substack columnist Rex Smith; Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao; and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany…
 
Tomorrow is the first day of October. Before January and February were added to the Roman calendar, October was the eighth month of the year (hence the prefix “octo-”) but it’s now the tenth month. To commemorate the start of a month with a (now) misleading name, our questions this week are about other things with misleading names.…
 
The nursing home works union says the New York state’s minimum staffing requirement rules fall short. Our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fact that there will be no gubernatorial debates this election year. Also, an update on the port of Albany, the first offshore wind tower manufacturing site in the U.S.…
 
From Amazon warehouses to the galleries of major cultural institutions, unionization has seemingly undergone a sort of revitalization during the pandemic. The National Labor Relations Board reported a 57% increase in union election petitions between July 2021 and June 2022. Regardless of whether those votes are successful, the number points to the …
 
It's a new season of A New York Minute in History! In this episode, Devin and Lauren dig into the 19th Century discovery of a mastodon skeleton in Orange County. The "Orange County Mastodon" was one of the earliest, if not the first, complete mastodon skeletons discovered in the U.S. As our hosts will learn, these large fossils captured the attenti…
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock; former Times Union Editor and current Substack columnist Rex Smith; Judy Patrick, former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association; and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.…
 
NY Attorney General James sues former President Donald Trump, his children and his company. Our political observer Alan Chartock discusses his conversation on with state comptroller DiNapoli about New York City’s finances. Also, with winter on the way, Senator Schumer calls for $1 billion in additional heating aid. Photo courtesy of the office of N…
 
If the academy, gallery system and museums have the power to define and promote art, the countless works that are ignored make up an entire genre of their own. Despite it being used for decades, “outsider art” as a term comes along with a potentially problematic scaffolding. It can be construed as dismissive, defining untrained practitioners as “th…
 
On this week’s 51%: how’s your love life? We step into the office of Vanessa Bever, a licensed marriage and family therapist in upstate New York, to learn how we can better communicate, make amends, and ground our relationships through couples counseling. Guest: Vanessa Bever, LMFT with Capital District Marriage and Family Therapy 51% is a national…
 
Legendary author Joyce Carol Oates’ latest book, "Babysitter" is an engrossing thriller, with a bit of true crime, set against a backdrop of child murders in the affluent suburbs of 1970s Detroit. Oates rooted the novel in the real, unsolved case of the “Babysitter Killer,” who struck in Oakland County, Michigan.…
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany, WAMC’s News Director Ian Pickus, and the Empire Report’s JP Miller. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Barbara Ian, and JP talk about how to…
 
An effort to shut down the so-called "puppy mill pipeline" in New York reaches the governor's office. Our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the different campaign strategies being used by Democrats and Republicans ahead of the November elections. Also, a new University at Albany study finds exposure to sustained sunny, hot, an…
 
Whatever allure trees might hold, they also have scads of data stored within their trunks. Daniel Griffin, an assistant professor of geography at the University of Minnesota, recently published “This 500-Year-Old Tree in California Has a Story to Tell.” In The New York Times piece, he explains how tree-ring research is conducted and what kind of hi…
 
On this week’s 51%, we speak with gender expert Kate Mangino about her new book Equal Partners: Improving Gender Equality at Home, on how couples can better balance household work and promote gender equality in their personal lives. We also speak with a pair of professors at the University at Buffalo who are studying the ways college women support …
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock; Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao; Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld; and Barbara Lombardo, former Editor of the Saratogian and a Journalism Professor at the University at Albany. On this week’s Media…
 
New York State Education Commissioner Betty Rosa visits the Schenectady City School District. Our political observer Alan Chartock discusses his conversation with Democratic state Senator James Skoufis. Also, the state Farm Laborers Wage Board recommends lowering the overtime threshold for farm workers.…
 
Jesús del Alamo, a professor in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, began studying semiconductors in the 1970s. The field’s obviously developed significantly during his career and now touches on almost every facet of life in the 21st century. So, the United State’s manufacturing 10% of the world’s microchips seems l…
 
On this week’s 51%, we speak with Drs. Elena Lister and Michael Schwartzman about their new book Giving Hope: Conversations with Children About Illness, Death, and Loss, on how to discuss death and grief in a way that leaves kids feeling safe, supported, and resilient. Guests: Dr. Elena Lister and Dr. Michael Schwartzman, authors of Giving Hope: Co…
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, former Times Union Editor and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira t…
 
As the school year begins, New York’s largest teachers’ unions and other education experts call for a better response to threats of violence. Our political observer Alan Chartock discusses his conversation with Republican Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay. Also, we’ll join the Republican candidate for governor at a campaign rally in Colonie. Ph…
 
Xin Lan's work at the University of Colorado and as a research associate with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration focuses on methane. Her research is interwoven with dozens of others as NOAA’s Global Greenhouse Gas Reference Network tracks levels of the main culprits in climate change — carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and car…
 
On this week’s 51%, we speak with lifelong activist and former 9to5 Director Ellen Bravo and her husband, Larry Miller, about their new book Standing Up: Tales of Struggle, based on their personal experiences fighting for unionization and worker’s rights. We’re also saving up: our Dr. Sharon Ufberg speaks with finance guru Anne Lester about how you…
 
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, former Times Union Editor and current Substack columnist Rex Smith, Adjunct Professor at RPI and Investigative Journalist, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Rosemary and Ira t…
 
Next Gen Personal Finance, a nonprofit cofounded by Tim Ranzetta and Jessica Endlich, aims to help enlighten students around financial literacy — everything from budgeting to investing. Currently, about 8 states have guaranteed at least some sort of financial literacy classes in their public school curriculum. But Ranzetta sees an opportunity to ex…
 
On this week’s 51%, we recognize Women’s Equality Day and speak with Noreen Farrell, executive director of Equal Rights Advocates, about just where gender equality in the U.S. stands after the fall of Roe v. Wade. Also, Serena Williams is making one last stand at the U.S. Open before calling it a career. We’ll look back on her tennis legacy with fe…
 
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