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A weekly dive into the big questions about this city of ours, hosted by Christina Greer, Azi Paybarah and Harry Siegel, and produced by Alex Brook Lynn.

A weekly dive into the big questions about this city of ours, hosted by Christina Greer, Azi Paybarah and Harry Siegel, and produced by Alex Brook Lynn.

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United States

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A weekly dive into the big questions about this city of ours, hosted by Christina Greer, Azi Paybarah and Harry Siegel, and produced by Alex Brook Lynn.

Twitter:

@faqnyc

Language:

English

Contact:

718-404-4149


Episodes

Emma Whitford tells us what's up with the new rent relief.

4/10/2021
Emma Whitford, reporter at Law360. (https://www.law360.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwmcWDBhCOARIsALgJ2QcV6OqKK2dg-DSA84bt4R0yEXmDAsFcWjF6TSaB-ef8VQPpYUKyF9kaAp3jEALw_wcB) gives us a rundown of the new rent relief from the Federal Government hopfully headed toward New Yorkers this Spring.

Duration:00:15:50

Episode 135: New York's Police Union Problem

3/31/2021
Farah Stockman of the New York Times looks at Suffolk County, where cops call the shots, and Jake Pearson of ProPublica digs into the little known contract clause that means New York City taxpayers are on the hook to defend police officers even when the city won't.

Duration:00:59:57

Episode 134: Quickhouse 3: Just Off the Purest Blue

3/25/2021
Weather, reviewed, and much more of all the goodness you'll find at the Brickhouse in 5 minutes flat.

Duration:00:04:45

Episode 133: Nursing Homes are Just the Tip of Cuomo’s Coronavirus Iceberg

3/24/2021
The Empire Center's Bill Hammonds talks about the coverup we know about now, and all the things we still don't know.

Duration:00:54:18

Episode 132: Quickhouse 2: Shockingly White Clouds

3/18/2021
A weather review from Tom Scocca as the last cold day approaches in New York City and a rundown of everything you'll find everything right now at thebrick.house, all in under 5 minutes.

Duration:00:03:57

Episode 131: Radical Ron Kim

3/18/2021
A conversation about blackmail, politics and human beings with the Assemblyman who started the avalanche that just might bury Andrew Cuomo.

Duration:00:56:57

Episode 130: A Remarkable Ramble With Rangel

3/13/2021
Charles Rangel takes Chrissy and Harry on a long, fascinating stroll through his life and career and explains why he thinks a a second Reconstruction is now beginning in America.

Duration:01:28:19

Episode 129: Welcome to the Quickhouse!

3/12/2021
A tasty mini-pod — 5 minutes flat!—with a rundown from Brickhouse managing editor Emma Roller of what you'll find right now at our little cooperative of creators making ad-free, wolf-proof journalism and art by humans for humans PLUS a NYC weather review from Hmm Weekly's Tom Scocca.

Duration:00:04:56

Episode 128: Cuomo in the Corner

3/8/2021
Josefa Velasquez of The City talks with Chrissy and Harry about how, after a decade, the governor finally painted himself into a corner he might not be able to walk out of.

Duration:00:38:57

Cuomo's Vaccine Passports and NYC's Shotty Shotspotter technology

3/8/2021
Albert Fox Cahn of The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, S.T.O.P., and the podcast Surveillance and the City talks to Alex Brook Lynn about Cuomo's Vaccine Passports for sports arenas and Shotspotter the technology used to detect gunshots. For more information on the topics disscussed in theis episode see: Cuomo's Vaccine Passports https://statescoop.com/new-york-pilot-mobile-covid-19-vaccine-passport-ibm/ Shotspotter lawsuit and law enforcment scandal in Rodchester, NY...

Duration:00:18:24

Episode 121: Disaster Follows Shaun Donovan

1/27/2021
The former housing commissioner under Mayor Bloomberg and HUD secretary and then OMB director under President Obama explains why he's running for mayor now, and what the city needs at this moment of crises.

Duration:00:55:27

Episode 120: Andrew Yang's New York Math

1/22/2021
The presidential candidate turned mayoral candidate joins Christina and Harry for a lively conversation about what the city needs and why he's running.

Duration:00:49:44

Episode 119: State Dad Always Wins

1/13/2021
Jimmy Vielkind of the Wall Street Journal discusses New York's sorry vaccine rollout, and the state of Cuomo's State of the State.

Duration:00:43:22

Episode 118: Down Ballot Doings

1/5/2021
City and State's Jeff Coltin gives a bird's eye view of all the other races on New York City's very crowded ballot.

Duration:00:40:41