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Nicole Gelinas

Nicole Gelinas appears in the following:

The Mayor's Budget Blueprints

Monday, May 12, 2014

Mayor de Blasio has announced a $73.9 billion budget plan for New York City. Nicole Gelinas, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses the contents of the proposal - and what's missing.

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30 Issues: Budget Battles

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show's election series 30 Issues in 30 Days continues this week with a series of conversations about a variety of topics. See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

What issues will top the next NYC mayor’s budget agenda? James Parrot, Deputy Director and Chief Economist at the Fiscal Policy Institute, and Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal, discuss budget issues – including union contracts – that the next mayor will face.

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School Bus Strike Update

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Many New York City school bus routes were shuttered today as drivers went on strike. Schoolbook reporters Beth Fertig and Yasmeen Khan update the latest. Then, Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal, discusses how the city should approach negotiations with the union and the bus companies.

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BoA, QE2, EU: What To Do?

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal and author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street and Washington, and Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund and co-founder of the blog The Baseline Scenario, discuss some of the big economic stories in today's news. The Fed's program known as QE2 is coming to an end -- did it work? Bank of America is planning to pay $14 billion back to investors who lost money on mortgage deals gone bad -- is it enough? And what's going on in Greece, exactly?

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A State of Bankruptcy

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor at the Manhattan Institute's City Journal and author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street and Washington, talks about her congressional testimony on the fiscal woes of state and local governments - and whether bankruptcy should be an option. 

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The False Hope of State Bankruptcy

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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This is a problem endemic to politics — people without responsibility happy to go off saying things that are not going to work in practice.

— Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor at the Manhattan Institute's City Journal and author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street and Washington on the Brian Lehrer Show.

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Wonk Wars: NYC's Financial Jobs

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Nicole Gelinas, a contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal and author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street and Washington, Greg David, director of the business and economics program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and Nomi Prins, senior fellow at Demos, former investment banker and author of It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street, debate this week's True/False Wonk Wars idea: that bank reform will send jobs fleeing from New York.

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Two Against TARP II

Monday, January 26, 2009

We speak with Harry Moroz, Drum Major Institute research associate, and Nicole Gelinas, fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor to its City Journal. Both argue against TARP II, but from different perspectives.

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What Should Washington Do?

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

James Parrott, deputy director and chief economist at the Fiscal Policy Institute, and Nicole Gelinas, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discuss how the government should respond to the latest fiscal crisis.

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State Budget Woes

Monday, August 04, 2008

Dan Cantor, Executive Director of the Working Families Party, and Carol Kellermann, President of the Citizens Budget Commission, talk about New York State's fiscal crisis. Plus, Nicole Gelinas, Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor to its City Journal, says that both the ...

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A Viable New York City for Working Families

Monday, September 03, 2007

Panelists Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute's City Journal; Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party; Dennis Walcott, New York City deputy mayor for education and community development; and Andrea Batista Schlesinger, executive director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy; ...

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A Viable New York City for Working Families

Friday, June 01, 2007

Panelists Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute's City Journal; Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party; Dennis Walcott, New York City deputy mayor for education and community development; and Andrea Batista Schlesinger, executive director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy; ...

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