Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston discuss the five ballot proposals facing New Yorkers in the 2021 general election with guests Rachel Holliday Smith of The City, Betsy Gotbaum of Citizens Union, and Karen Platt of the New York State Indepe
Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons discuss Covid 19, vaccine mandates, and the New York City school system with special guests Alex Zimmerman, reporter for Chalkbeat NY, and state Sen. Robert Jackson, plus listener calls. Original air date:
Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston take a look at the turmoil, violence, and death surrounding notorious Rikers Island. Special guests: New York State Sen. Jessica Ramos; Reuven Blau, investigative reporter for The City; and author/activist
Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston speak to American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and City Council Member Mark Treyger on WBAI New York radio about the start of the NYC public school year amid a rise in childhood cases o
Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons break down the future of New York politics as Andrew Cuomo prepares to leave the governor's office and make way for his replacement, Kathy Hochul. Special guests: Bob McCarthy, Liz Benjamin, and Dan Janison
Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston discuss the latest on outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul with NYS Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou and WBAI listeners. Original air date: August 12, 2021
Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons discuss the scandal embroiling NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo with Politico's Anna Gronewold, Hofstra's Craig Burnett, and veteran prosecutor Karen Friedman Agnifilo, plus listener calls. Original air date: August 5,
Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston speak with Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and MSNBC and with Patrick Gallahue of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about the latest on the Covid 19 pandemic and more, plus listener c
Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons discuss the 2021 race for mayor of New York with New York Daily News Reporter Michael Gartland and GOP nominee Curtis Sliwa, plus your calls. Original air date: July 15, 2021.
Celeste Katz Marston discusses the 2021 election for NYC mayor and ranked choice voting with Rachel Holliday Smith of The City, Robert A. George of Bloomberg Opinion, and Christina Greer of Fordham University. Original air date: July 8, 2021.
Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston speak with Eleanor Randolph of Citizens Union's ElectNYC.org about the 2021 NYC mayor's race and discuss campaign finance funding for childcare with Liuba Grechen Shirley of Vote Mama PAC. Original air date