Alex Goldmark

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Takeout: Monday Night Cowboys

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The Dallas Cowboys earned a sloppy but much needed victory in prime time last night. And after a slow starting season, the win came at a critical time for quarterback Tony Romo. We get the latest from our sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.


Takeout: A Run on the FDIC

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

When the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) meets later today, it will have to address a key question raised by the tide of bank failures: Will the the government agency run out of money? And what can they do about it? We speak with Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times.


Empowering Women From Oppression to Opportunity

Monday, August 24, 2009

What are the biggest moral challenges we face today? We're joined by two people who have given a lot of thought to cultural challenges around the world, including poverty, racism, and the systematic oppression of women. Nick Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times, and his wife Sheryl WuDunn a former New York Times correspondent.

They are authors of the new book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” and wrote the article in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, "The Women's Crusade."


Health Care Reform: What Doctors Want

Monday, August 24, 2009

All this week, we'll be hosting mini-roundtable discussions about how health care reform could affect different groups of Americans. We kick it off this week with one of the groups who stands to be the most affected by any systematic reform: doctors themselves.

With us today are Dr. Kevin Pho, a primary care physician in Nashua, New Hampshire who also blogs at, Dr. Charles Prestigiacomo, a neurosurgeon and associate professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Dr. Tyeese Gaines Reid, who is currently in her third year as an emergency care resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.

For more on the doctors from today's roundtable continue reading...

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Copa NYC – Week One Report

Friday, July 31, 2009

copaAmericans may not be too big on soccer, but New Yorkers sure are. And for the proof, head to Maspeth this weekend for the final rounds of the inaugural Copa NYC tournament.

Here’s how it works. Immigrants from 16 countries, living here in New ...

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What Neighborhood Designers Think of Fashion Week

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Fashion week is underway, once again placing the spotlight of the global fashion industry squarely on the Tents in Bryant Park. Meanwhile, in other parts of New York, more local designers are tailoring back their businesses for these leaner times. From the Indian Sari shops in Jackson Heights to the ...