First Person

New York Times

Every opinion starts with a story. Intimate conversations about the big ideas shaping our world, hosted by journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro. From New York Times Opinion.

Location:

United States

Description:

Every opinion starts with a story. Intimate conversations about the big ideas shaping our world, hosted by journalist Lulu Garcia-Navarro. From New York Times Opinion.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Teenager Leading the Smartphone Liberation Movement

2/2/2023
Logan Lane gave up her smartphone. That changed her life. Notes: Alex Vadukul originally wrote about the Luddite Club for The Times.

Duration:00:38:41

The Left Is Eating Itself

1/26/2023
Maurice Mitchell believes purity politics leave progressive power on the table.

Duration:00:35:57

What if Medication, Not Willpower, Is the Cure for Obesity?

1/19/2023
Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford believes obesity should be treated like any other disease.

Duration:00:38:12

Why Does Big Tech Make It So Hard to Fix Your Devices?

1/12/2023
The C.E.O. of iFixit is fighting for your right to stop shopping and start repairing.

Duration:00:32:55

The Veteran Outing Domestic Extremists

1/5/2023
Veterans are valuable recruits for far-right groups. Kris Goldsmith wants them to fight back.

Duration:00:39:12

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and the Case Against Year-End Lists

12/22/2022
The musician thinks year-end top-10 lists are too small to capture life’s bigness.

Duration:00:29:24

She Was Supposed to Be China’s Future. Now She Wants To Leave.

12/15/2022
How "zero Covid" has derailed the Chinese Dream.

Duration:00:40:39

Kids Aren’t Learning to Read. This Mom Has a Surprising Solution.

12/8/2022
A network of mothers is trying to change the way reading is taught.

Duration:00:30:43

He Sold a Message of Climate Doom. He Has Regrets.

12/1/2022
But for Justin Trudeau’s climate minister, changing tactics has come at a price.

Duration:00:35:20

He’s Fighting for His Country — and His Right to Exist

11/24/2022
A gay Ukrainian soldier on the battle against Russia and homophobia in Ukraine.

Duration:00:41:30

A Librarian Spoke Against Censorship. Dark Money Came For Her.

11/17/2022
Now she’s fighting back.

Duration:00:36:41

Black, Republican and Trying to Diversify His Party

11/10/2022
The newly elected representative Wesley Hunt campaigned hard for candidates of color. Now what?

A Teacher Considers Bringing Her Gun to School (Part 2)

11/3/2022
She wants to keep her students safe. Does that mean arming herself?

Duration:00:40:15

Is There Any Safe Way to Arm Teachers? (Part 1)

10/27/2022
Teachers in Utah are bringing guns to school. One sheriff decided to do something about it.

Duration:00:32:20

'First Person' Returns This Week

10/24/2022
This Thursday, Oct. 27, “First Person” returns weekly, with new stories about the big ideas shaping our world. Is arming teachers the right way to keep schools safe? Can a Black Republican running for Congress increase his party’s appeal to voters of color? And what risks do individuals face when they fight book bans? Make sure you’re subscribed to start listening.

Duration:00:01:25

Dan White Jr., and the Great Pastor Resignation

7/21/2022
Things are not all right. And neither are the people we usually turn to in times of crisis.

Duration:00:41:01

Charles Falls Jr., and the Choice to Keep Cruising

7/14/2022
One man decides there is nowhere he’d rather be in the middle of a pandemic than on a cruise ship — whatever the consequences.

Duration:00:28:32

To Fight for Ukraine’s Freedom, He Went Back Into the Closet

7/7/2022
A gay Ukrainian finds himself defending a country that hasn’t always defended him.

Duration:00:38:34

Jerri Ann Henry and the Republican Rollback of L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

6/30/2022
When your own party targets you, you have a choice: leave the party or fight back.

Duration:00:43:48

Sharone Mitchell Jr. and the Progressive Case Against Gun Permits

6/23/2022
He hates guns. So why did he side with the N.R.A. in a case before the Supreme Court?

Duration:00:33:23