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NY1’s Errol Louis has been interviewing powerful politicians and cultural icons for years, but it’s when the TV cameras are turned off that things really get interesting. From career highlights, to personal moments, to stories that have never been told, join Errol each week for intimate conversations with the people who are shaping the future of New York and beyond. Listen to "You Decide with Errol Louis" every Wednesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.

Latest Episodes

Cenk Uygur: How to Lead a Progressive Revolution

Cenk Uygur first launched “The Young Turks” as a radio show in 2002 to reach young progressives. Since then, the online news show has grown exponentially. Uygur joined Errol to explain how “The Young Turks” is different than mainstream media and how he’s shaping the progressive conversation nationwide. He also discusses his efforts to get progressive Democratslike Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezelected and explains why Nancy Pelosi, and not the Republican Party, is his number one opponent. And he gives his prediction for the 2020 presidential race. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at212-379-3440and leave a message. If you enjoyed this episode, check out Errol's conversations with: Amy Goodman: Giving Voice to the Voiceless John Avlon: A Centrist's Reality in the Age of Trump

44 MIN5 days ago
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Cenk Uygur: How to Lead a Progressive Revolution

Nikole Hannah-Jones: Talking about Race in America

Nikole Hannah-Jones has been covering race, civil rights and segregation in America for decades. She joined Errol to talk about how growing up in Iowa led to a career in journalism and how she brings her own experience into her reporting. She also weighs in on the debate over segregation in the New York City education system and discusses her newest initiative, the 1619 Project, which marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to what would become the United States. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

30 MIN1 weeks ago
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Nikole Hannah-Jones: Talking about Race in America

Bhaskar Sunkara: Could America Turn Socialist?

With the rise ofSen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, socialism is no longer a dirty politicalword in Democratic circles.But what exactly would a Democratic socialist society look like? Errol talks it over with Bhaskar Sunkara, the author of the new book “The Socialist Manifesto,” who shares his vision of a nation based on people’s needs and explains the evolution and history of socialism in American politics. Mentioned in the Episode The Socialist Manifesto, by Bhaskar Sunkara Join the Conversation Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

35 MIN2 weeks ago
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Bhaskar Sunkara: Could America Turn Socialist?

Maria Hinojosa: Confronting Racism and Breaking Down Barriers in the New America

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa has spent her career breaking barriers, currently with her independent news organization Futuro Media. She joined Errol for a conversation on racism, politics and media in the wake of the El Paso, Texas, terror attacks. She talks about her mission to humanize and bring attention to the plight of immigrants. And she discusses the importance of covering the changing cultural landscape in America and having diverse newsrooms. She also explains how her dream of being an actress led her to her first job in journalism. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
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Maria Hinojosa: Confronting Racism and Breaking Down Barriers in the New America

Max Rose: An Army Vet on a Mission in Washington

Freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose may have flipped the only Republican seat in New York City in 2018 in the 11th Congressional District, which includes all of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, but he’s not afraid to challenge his own party and the status quo. Rose joined Errol to talk about what he’s accomplished so far, his top priorities for the district and how he plans to hold onto his seat when it’s up for re-election in 2020. He also discussed his time in the military and explains why he’s pushing for the end of the “forever wars.” Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

47 MINAUG 14
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Max Rose: An Army Vet on a Mission in Washington

Michael Nutter: Why Philly Loves Joe Biden

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has known Joe Biden for many years and is helping fundraise for Biden’s 2020 presidential bid. He joins Errol to talk about why the path to the White House runs through Pennsylvania and discuss why he thinks Biden is the most qualified Democrat for the job. As a former mayor, Nutter analyzes the campaigns of the mayors in the race, including Pete Buttiegieg and Bill de Blasio. He also reflects on the Trump presidency and explains why urban cities are under attack by the administration. And Nutter walks Errol through his career, from getting his start in politics at a Philadelphia discotech in the 1970s to his time as a city council member. Share your thoughts on the race for 2020 with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

37 MINAUG 7
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Michael Nutter: Why Philly Loves Joe Biden

Nina Turner: The Case for Bernie Sanders

Nina Turner, a former Ohio state Senator and the current national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, joined Errol to discuss Sanders’ strategy for winning the Democratic primary and explain why Sanders is the best candidate to take on President Trump. She also tells her personal story, from being a first-generation college graduate to her rise in Ohio politics. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

30 MINJUL 31
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Nina Turner: The Case for Bernie Sanders

Mayor Pete Comes to Harlem

South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made a visit to Harlem to meet behind closed doors with community leaders who wanted to know more about his record and his positions on issues affecting urban America and the African-American community in particular. Errol Louis takes you inside that meeting to bring you Buttigieg’s remarks on his record as mayor, struggles involving race and policing, and the generational change that is part of his 2020 campaign. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at212-379-3440and leave a message.

44 MINJUL 24
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Mayor Pete Comes to Harlem

Rashad Robinson: How to Demand Justice

From Facebook to MSNBC to Fox News to Paypal, Rashad Robinson has brought about change to various industries and companies through Color of Change, an online racial justice organization. As its executive director, Rashad has launched successful campaigns against injustice and talks about it all with Errol. He explains why he got the show “Cops” canceled and how he pushed to get Fox News to drop Bill O’Reilly. He also discusses his time working at GLAAD and talks about how his Long Island childhood led to a life of activism.

40 MINJUL 17
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Rashad Robinson: How to Demand Justice

Stanley Nelson: Documenting the Black Experience

Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and documentarian Stanley Nelson has spent more than two decades showcasing diverse stories in American history. He sat down with Errol Louis to talk about his efforts to shine a light on the African American experience, including his most recent films on the history of black businesses and on the life of Miles Davis. He also discusses how he's helping the next generation of African American filmmakers. Mentioned in this episode: "Boss: The Black Experience in Business" "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

29 MINJUL 10
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Stanley Nelson: Documenting the Black Experience

Latest Episodes

Cenk Uygur: How to Lead a Progressive Revolution

Cenk Uygur first launched “The Young Turks” as a radio show in 2002 to reach young progressives. Since then, the online news show has grown exponentially. Uygur joined Errol to explain how “The Young Turks” is different than mainstream media and how he’s shaping the progressive conversation nationwide. He also discusses his efforts to get progressive Democratslike Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezelected and explains why Nancy Pelosi, and not the Republican Party, is his number one opponent. And he gives his prediction for the 2020 presidential race. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at212-379-3440and leave a message. If you enjoyed this episode, check out Errol's conversations with: Amy Goodman: Giving Voice to the Voiceless John Avlon: A Centrist's Reality in the Age of Trump

44 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Cenk Uygur: How to Lead a Progressive Revolution

Nikole Hannah-Jones: Talking about Race in America

Nikole Hannah-Jones has been covering race, civil rights and segregation in America for decades. She joined Errol to talk about how growing up in Iowa led to a career in journalism and how she brings her own experience into her reporting. She also weighs in on the debate over segregation in the New York City education system and discusses her newest initiative, the 1619 Project, which marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to what would become the United States. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

30 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Nikole Hannah-Jones: Talking about Race in America

Bhaskar Sunkara: Could America Turn Socialist?

With the rise ofSen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, socialism is no longer a dirty politicalword in Democratic circles.But what exactly would a Democratic socialist society look like? Errol talks it over with Bhaskar Sunkara, the author of the new book “The Socialist Manifesto,” who shares his vision of a nation based on people’s needs and explains the evolution and history of socialism in American politics. Mentioned in the Episode The Socialist Manifesto, by Bhaskar Sunkara Join the Conversation Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

35 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Bhaskar Sunkara: Could America Turn Socialist?

Maria Hinojosa: Confronting Racism and Breaking Down Barriers in the New America

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa has spent her career breaking barriers, currently with her independent news organization Futuro Media. She joined Errol for a conversation on racism, politics and media in the wake of the El Paso, Texas, terror attacks. She talks about her mission to humanize and bring attention to the plight of immigrants. And she discusses the importance of covering the changing cultural landscape in America and having diverse newsrooms. She also explains how her dream of being an actress led her to her first job in journalism. Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Maria Hinojosa: Confronting Racism and Breaking Down Barriers in the New America

Max Rose: An Army Vet on a Mission in Washington

Freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose may have flipped the only Republican seat in New York City in 2018 in the 11th Congressional District, which includes all of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, but he’s not afraid to challenge his own party and the status quo. Rose joined Errol to talk about what he’s accomplished so far, his top priorities for the district and how he plans to hold onto his seat when it’s up for re-election in 2020. He also discussed his time in the military and explains why he’s pushing for the end of the “forever wars.” Share your thoughts with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

47 MINAUG 14
Comments
Max Rose: An Army Vet on a Mission in Washington

Michael Nutter: Why Philly Loves Joe Biden

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has known Joe Biden for many years and is helping fundraise for Biden’s 2020 presidential bid. He joins Errol to talk about why the path to the White House runs through Pennsylvania and discuss why he thinks Biden is the most qualified Democrat for the job. As a former mayor, Nutter analyzes the campaigns of the mayors in the race, including Pete Buttiegieg and Bill de Blasio. He also reflects on the Trump presidency and explains why urban cities are under attack by the administration. And Nutter walks Errol through his career, from getting his start in politics at a Philadelphia discotech in the 1970s to his time as a city council member. Share your thoughts on the race for 2020 with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

37 MINAUG 7
Comments
Michael Nutter: Why Philly Loves Joe Biden

Nina Turner: The Case for Bernie Sanders

Nina Turner, a former Ohio state Senator and the current national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, joined Errol to discuss Sanders’ strategy for winning the Democratic primary and explain why Sanders is the best candidate to take on President Trump. She also tells her personal story, from being a first-generation college graduate to her rise in Ohio politics. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

30 MINJUL 31
Comments
Nina Turner: The Case for Bernie Sanders

Mayor Pete Comes to Harlem

South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made a visit to Harlem to meet behind closed doors with community leaders who wanted to know more about his record and his positions on issues affecting urban America and the African-American community in particular. Errol Louis takes you inside that meeting to bring you Buttigieg’s remarks on his record as mayor, struggles involving race and policing, and the generational change that is part of his 2020 campaign. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at212-379-3440and leave a message.

44 MINJUL 24
Comments
Mayor Pete Comes to Harlem

Rashad Robinson: How to Demand Justice

From Facebook to MSNBC to Fox News to Paypal, Rashad Robinson has brought about change to various industries and companies through Color of Change, an online racial justice organization. As its executive director, Rashad has launched successful campaigns against injustice and talks about it all with Errol. He explains why he got the show “Cops” canceled and how he pushed to get Fox News to drop Bill O’Reilly. He also discusses his time working at GLAAD and talks about how his Long Island childhood led to a life of activism.

40 MINJUL 17
Comments
Rashad Robinson: How to Demand Justice

Stanley Nelson: Documenting the Black Experience

Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and documentarian Stanley Nelson has spent more than two decades showcasing diverse stories in American history. He sat down with Errol Louis to talk about his efforts to shine a light on the African American experience, including his most recent films on the history of black businesses and on the life of Miles Davis. He also discusses how he's helping the next generation of African American filmmakers. Mentioned in this episode: "Boss: The Black Experience in Business" "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

29 MINJUL 10
Comments
Stanley Nelson: Documenting the Black Experience

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