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City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcoming episodes will be devoted to topics such as: predictive policing, the Bronx renaissance, reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, homelessness in Portland, Oregon, and more. City Journal is a quarterly print and regular online magazine published by the Manhattan Institute.

City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcoming episodes will be devoted to topics such as: predictive policing, the Bronx renaissance, reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, homelessness in Portland, Oregon, and more. City Journal is a quarterly print and regular online magazine published by the Manhattan Institute.

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City Journal's 10 Blocks, a weekly podcast hosted by editor Brian C. Anderson, features discussions on urban policy and culture with City Journal editors, contributors, and special guests. Forthcoming episodes will be devoted to topics such as: predictive policing, the Bronx renaissance, reform of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, homelessness in Portland, Oregon, and more. City Journal is a quarterly print and regular online magazine published by the Manhattan Institute.

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@CityJournal

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English

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8455593502


Episodes

Sizing Up America’s Prosecutors

5/12/2022
Former prosecutor and new Manhattan Institute adjunct fellow Thomas Hogan joins Brian Anderson to discuss America's best—and worst—district attorneys, the Chesa Boudin recall campaign, and the future of "progressive prosecution" in the United States.

Duration:00:17:55

Impediments to Gotham’s Quality of Life

5/5/2022
Nicole Gelinas joins Brian Anderson to discuss the consequences of inflation in New York City and the impact of rising subway crime.

Duration:00:17:27

Musk’s Twitter Takeover

4/27/2022
TechFreedom Internet policy counsel Corbin K. Barthold joins Brian Anderson to discuss Elon Musk's successful bid for Twitter and its implications for free speech, tech regulation, and the Internet.

Duration:00:19:56

A Microcosm of New York’s Public-Safety Woes

4/21/2022
Former NYPD intelligence analyst and Manhattan Institute director of policing and public safety Hannah Meyers joins Brian Anderson to discuss last week's subway attack in New York City, the intersection of homelessness, transit crime, and mental illness, and Eric Adams's efforts to bring down crime in Gotham.

Duration:00:23:02

Pennsylvania’s Future

4/13/2022
RealClearPennsylvania editor Charles McElwee joins Theodore Kupfer to discuss economic development in the Lehigh Valley, the political trajectory of the Keystone State, and the race to fill retiring senator Pat Toomey's seat.

Duration:00:18:38

The Future of Education Reform in New York City

4/6/2022
New MI adjunct fellows Kathleen Porter-Magee and Wai Wah Chin join Brian Anderson to discuss the New York City education system, the reforms an Eric Adams administration could make, and the continuing need for choice, pluralism, and merit.

Duration:00:23:31

Making Sense of Markets

3/30/2022
Wall Street Journal deputy editorial features editor Matthew Hennessey joins Brian Anderson to discuss economics for non-economists and the enduring wisdom of Adam Smith. His new book, Visible Hand: A Wealth of Notions on the Miracle of the Market, is out now.

Duration:00:19:09

Puncturing Myths about the U.S. Welfare State

3/23/2022
MI senior fellow Chris Pope joins Brian Anderson to discuss the surprising generosity of the U.S. welfare state, the reasons health care costs so much in America, and the prospects of the Biden administration's policy agenda.

Duration:00:22:47

Will Miami Transform America—Or America Miami?

3/15/2022
Writers Oliver Wiseman and Alex Perez join Theodore Kupfer to discuss the cultural geography of Miami, how the city became an economic magnet for disaffected urbanites during the pandemic, and whether Miami will pave the way for a politically competitive urban future or become a victim of its own success.

Duration:00:31:36

The Gender-Identity Debate

3/11/2022
New MI adjunct fellow Leor Sapir joins Brian Anderson to discuss the national debate over gender identity, the contradictions at the heart of maximalist transgender activism, and the reasons that America remains an outlier on the subject.

Duration:00:23:17

Filling a Vacuum

3/4/2022
First Things editor Mark Bauerlein joins Brian Anderson to discuss the woes of Millennials and Zoomers, the technological roots of social dysfunction, and the elusive search for meaning in the twenty-first century. His newest book, The Dumbest Generation Grows Up, is out now.

Duration:00:24:23

Can New York Turn the Page on Homelessness?

2/24/2022
Manhattan Institute senior fellow Stephen Eide joins Brian Anderson to discuss new plans from Eric Adams and Kathy Hochul to combat homelessness and mental-health problems in New York.

Duration:00:24:49

An Overlooked Boom

2/16/2022
MI senior fellow and Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley joins Brian Anderson to discuss black economic progress before the pandemic and the free-market policies that contributed to it. His new book, The Black Boom, is out now.

Duration:00:22:04

The Future of the Culture War

2/11/2022
Political scientist and MI adjunct fellow Eric Kaufmann joins Brian Anderson to discuss his new report on U.S. cultural conflicts, the emergence of "cultural socialism," and the future of free expression in an increasingly divided country.

Duration:00:23:59

Saving Prosecution from the Prosecutors

2/4/2022
In this week's special episode, former prosecutors Thomas Hogan and Jim Quinn join Rafael A. Mangual to discuss new Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg and the options available to preserve public order when prosecutors won't prosecute.

Duration:01:02:03

Virtual Reality or Chinese Dark Enlightenment?

1/27/2022
Author and theorist Bruno Maçães joins Brian Anderson to discuss the geopolitical implications of the metaverse, the philosophical underpinnings of China's rise, and the importance of writing history in real time.

Duration:00:32:55

Securing the Subways

1/20/2022
Former Metro-North police captain and current Manhattan Institute adjunct fellow Dorothy Moses Schulz joins Brian Anderson to discuss a recent tragedy in the New York City subway, the likely effects of Alvin Bragg's prosecution memo, and the Eric Adams administration’s approach to rising crime.

Duration:00:17:27

Chicago Teachers Against Teaching

1/14/2022
Northwestern University law professor John O. McGinnis joins Brian Anderson to discuss the Chicago Teachers Union's push for remote learning, the political geography of the Windy City, and whether Chicagoans can hope for better governance.

Duration:00:21:57

Can Adams Fix de Blasio’s Mess?

1/6/2022
Tevi Troy joins Brian Anderson to discuss outgoing New York mayor Bill de Blasio's tenure, what Eric Adams might bring to the job, and the recent political trajectory of the Big Apple.

Duration:00:15:42

The State of the Economy

12/22/2021
Economist Milton Ezrati joins Brian Anderson to discuss the state of the U.S. economy, the role our fiscal and monetary authorities have played in fixing it—or making it worse, and the most important long-term macroeconomic trends.

Duration:00:15:21