HOST INTRO: AirBnb – the site that helps people rent a bedroom or apartment on a short-term basis – is fighting a subpoena that could force it to hand over details on it’s most active users. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is alleging that many of these listings may violate state law. But as Chris Mossa […]
CHRIS: Earlier this week, police in Northern Ireland arrested Gerry [JERRY] Adams, a prominent politician, in connection with an infamous murder from 1972. Ed Moloney is a former director of the Belfast Project at Boston College — an effort to build an oral history on Northern Ireland. Earlier today, I had the chance to talk […]
Host Intro: This week, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced that his office would no longer prosecute people arrested with small amount of marijuana. Today, drug law reform advocates held a rally in Brooklyn to celebrate. Chris Mossa has more. Brooklyn has more marijuana arrests than any other borough. The DA’s office prosecuted 8,500 cases […]
NYC wants to be a global technology center — a natural home for start-ups. But when it comes to broadband infrastructure buildout and speed, it lags behind many of its peers. What is the city doing to ensure it’s competitive place and what are the obstacles in its way.
Earlier this month, New Jersey banned car manufacturers from selling vehicles directly to consumers. Cars have been sold through dealership networks for decades, but this rule was targeted directly at one company — Tesla — the upstart electric car maker.
More than a hundred people haven’t been able to return home after a gas leak explosion in East Harlem Wednesday killed eight people and destroyed two buildings. Chris Mossa meets the displaced residents looking for answers.
As Washington debates legislation to raise the minimum wage, two large retailers see the benefits of paying workers more. HOST INTRO: President Obama made a big push for a bill that will raise the minimum wage to $10 dollars and 10 cents for all workers when he signed an executive order doing just that for […]