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Rebecca Klein

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Rebecca Klein appears in the following:

My Year Living Without Copyrights

Monday, August 13, 2012

There is one common thread that binds most products we use on a daily basis: they are copyrighted. But on August 1, filmmaker Sam Muirheadannounced that he would attempt to live without all these products, in an effort to immerse himself in the open source movement.

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Can Personal Experience Change Your Views on the Death Penalty?

Thursday, August 09, 2012

When Matthew Parker found out his brother was murdered there was nothing he wanted more than revenge, and that meant the death penalty for the man responsible. The murderer, however, received a sentence of life in prison.

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Living Well in Tiny Spaces

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

In September, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on a proposal to reduce the minimum apartment size to 150 square feet. Will 'spacious' and 'urban' soon be completely mutually exclusive?

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A Tax Standoff and a Fiscal Cliff

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The story of total Congressional gridlock over tax policy is nothing new. But as the urgency of the "fiscal cliff" is looming, the Democrats may change their current approach to passing tax legislation.

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Representative Van Hollen on Congress' Tax-Cut Showdown

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Budget policy is at stake during Congress' current tax-cut showdown, but the situation is a role reversal from last summer, with Democrats are taking a hard-line stance on taxes. Representative Chris Van Hollen, a ranking Democratic member of the House Budget Committee, explains the situation on the floor.

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Historic Drought Means Rising Food Prices

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

One third of the Midwest is currently experiencing conditions of extreme drought. How is this affect farmers, food prices, and you?

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How Libor Affects Main Street

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Libor manipulation scandal has dominated the news with stories of a culture of corporate greed and bankers who don't know right from wrong. But why should we care about a few London traders who fudged the numbers?

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A Republican Wunderkind Changes His Mind

Thursday, July 05, 2012

At the age of 13, Jonathan Krohn was dubbed the Republican Party’s "wunderkind," publishing two conservative books, and hobnobbing with conservative stars like Newt Gingrich and Rush Limbaugh. But today, just four years later, the Republican cheerleader has changed his mind.

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Follow Up Conversation: Balancing Our Work and Personal Lives

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Yesterday, Anne-Marie Slaughter of The Atlantic came on the show to talk about the juggling act between parenting and working, and what that struggle is like for both women and men. Today we look more closely at the specific choices and sacrifices families make to keep this balance.

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You'll Need A License For That

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Today, about 30 percent of Americans’ jobs require licenses: hair dressing, interior design, earth drilling, even floristry in some states. It’s a percentage that’s on the rise. Professional licenses can promote high standards and excellence in health and safety. But in our turbulent economy, where the unemployed turn to the service industry for work, regulation is often a burden. 

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