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Paul Barrett

Paul Barrett appears in the following:

Law of the Jungle

Friday, October 03, 2014

On the seemingly heroic lawyer Steven Donziger's case against oil giant Chevron. The story was not as simple as it seemed.

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Law of the Jungle: An Environmental Ruling with a Big Twist

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In 2011, an Ecuadoran judge fined Chevron $19billion for damages caused to the Amazon. But after the ruling, the case took a big twist when questions about the winning lawyer emerged.

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Starbucks Requests No Guns

Thursday, September 19, 2013

What do you think about Starbucks' request that guns not be carried into stores?

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Guns at Home and Around the World

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Connecticut now has a strong gun control bill to match New York's. Paul Barrett, editor at Bloomberg and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, joins us as we compare and discuss the NRA's school safety proposal and other gun news, including yesterday's U.N. arms trade treaty that Republican senators oppose.

 

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Guns in America: Gun Trafficking

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, talks about gun trafficking and how concerns about gun violence in urban areas like NYC are different from elsewhere. Plus: the role of the Glock in urban areas.

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Could a Lawsuit Spell the End of the N.F.L.?

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The National Football League is at the center of a legal case being brought by 4,000 former football players and their wives. The claim? That the N.F.L. covered up life-altering brain injuries. Paul Barrett is covering the case, and the attorney who's arguing it, for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Guns in America: And Around the World

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, looks at gun laws in other countries.

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Guns in America: Gun Economics

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, reports on his visit to a gun trade show, and what the reaction was there to gun regulation news. Plus: the economics of the gun industry.

 

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Guns in America: Retail Sales

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of, Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, returns for the second installment in the series on gun ownership.  Today as Vice President Biden's task force hears from Walmart, the country's leading gun retailer, we focus the discussion on gun sale spikes, registration, licensing and confiscation.

Help Build Our Guns Glossary: Got a term or word that's part of the gun debate you want clarified? Post your suggestion in the comments, and we'll build our glossary over the course of this series.

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Guns in America: After the Stockton Shooting

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of, Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, kicks off this month's series on gun ownership, starting with how the Stockton school shooting of 1989 inspired legislation, and whether there are parallels between that moment and the discussions following the Newtown, CT shootings.

Help Build Our Guns Glossary: Got a term or word that's part of the gun debate you want clarified? Post your suggestion in the comments, and we'll build our glossary over the course of this series.

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One Week After Newtown; NRA Speaks

Friday, December 21, 2012

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, discusses how reactions after shootings have influenced gun control in the past, and how different weapons might require different legislation. Plus: reaction to the NRA press conference this morning.

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Glock of Ages

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A new book tells the history of perhaps the most popular and influential weapon in the world. Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses his new book Glock: The Rise of America's Gun

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The Rise of the Glock: America's Gun

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

In the early 1980s, a 50-year-old radiator manufacturer who'd never made a gun before was given the opportunity to make some for the Austrian army. His name was Gaston Glock, and the gun that bears his name has gained a ubiquitous presence both on-screen and in real-life crimes over the past 25 years. Made mostly of plastic and consisting fewer parts, the glock is lighter and easier to handle than other handguns — making it "amateur-friendly."

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