Tagged with “wnyc” (83)

  1. Section 8 Housing: ‘We All Deserve the Right Thing’ - WNYC

    The Section 8 housing voucher gives low-income people a choice of where to live. But today that choice is increasingly …


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  2. In a Flood Plain? Damaged by Sandy? These Home Buyers Aren’t Fazed. - WNYC

    This week, 115 Sandy-damaged homes went up for auction on Staten Island and Long Island. Hundreds of people turned out …


    —Huffduffed by stan

  3. Is Vision Zero Working? Early Signs Look Good - WNYC

    So far this year, traffic fatalities are down in New York City by 11 percent. That’s a significant drop  — …


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  4. The Trust Engineers

    How a tiny group of social engineers are making our online relationships kindler and gentler, whether we like it or not. 


    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  5. Note To Self: Listen to your voicemail

    To close out 2015, we want to leave you the way we started it: with one of our favorite Gizmodo stories from writer Leslie Horn (she’s now at Deadspin). It starts out like this:

    "My mother is untrainable. At least, as far as voicemail is concerned. We’d repeat the same song and dance over and over. Me: Stop leaving me voicemails.Her: I don’t understand. This went on for years, until I figured out she was right all along."

    Listen above to hear a story of mourning, family, and a piece of technology that – love it or hate it – still has the capacity to connect us in ways texts, emails, and all the rest just can’t. It’s a podcast ode the humble voice recording.

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  6. Alone and Isolated, the Punishment Piles on for Immigrant Detainees - WNYC

    A WNYC investigation reveals that immigrant detainees in New Jersey are sent to solitary confinement for non-violent and, at times, perplexing reasons.


    —Huffduffed by stan

  7. New York’s Bus Terminal: Overcrowded, Fragile and Largely Ignored - WNYC

    Buses move more people into the city from New Jersey each morning than NJ Transit trains do. But they don’t …


    —Huffduffed by stan

  8. The One Thing Donald Trump Didn’t Inherit - WNYC

    Donald Trump inherited a lot from his father: political connections, real estate expertise and a tidy nest egg. But his embrace …


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  9. In Harm’s Way: Remembering the Life of D’aja Robinson - WNYC

    Fourteen-year-old D’aja Robinson, a giggly honor student known as “Asia,” is the first girl killed by gunfire this year — …


    —Huffduffed by stan

  10. Killer Empathy - Radiolab

    Sometimes being a good scientist requires putting aside your emotions. But what happens when objectivity isn’t enough to make sense …


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