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Meet Mishy Harman, Israel's Ira Glass

Friday, April 24, 2015

When Mishy Harman created the podcast Sipur Israeli, it was intended for family and friends. Soon it was picked up by Israel's largest radio station and reaching hundreds of thousands.
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The End of the Comcast-Time Warner Deal

Friday, April 24, 2015

A reporter discusses the collapsed deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
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The Wedding Reporter

Friday, April 24, 2015

A writer talks about her personal and professional experiences while reporting on weddings and love for The Washington Post.
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NJ Teacher's Union Shuts Down Talks with Christie

Friday, April 24, 2015

New Jersey's largest teachers union cancels talks with Governor Christie about pension reform.
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The Presidential Apology

Friday, April 24, 2015

An analysis of President Obama's personal apology and the impact of US-led drone warfare in Pakistan.
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The Dr. Oz Dilemma: Influence and Unorthodox Opinions

Friday, April 24, 2015

Dr. Oz is under scrutiny by a group of doctors who are calling for his dismissal as vice-chairman of Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. 
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Inside Yankees Baseball

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Former Yanks pitcher & broadcaster Jim Kaat shares stories from the Yankees' inner sanctum, from negotiations with George Steinbrenner to impromptu batting practice with the NYPD. 
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Big Changes For the Summons Process

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A Queens city councilman discusses two proposals to decriminalize common, low-level offenses.
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The New 'One New York' Plan

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Anthony Shorris, NYC’s first deputy mayor, and Nilda Mesa, director of the office of sustainability, talk about the city’s new sustainability plan, OneNYC.
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The Science Behind Our 'Quest for Cool'

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A look at how humans have judged "coolness" since prehistoric times.
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When Strangers Police Moms

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A writer talks about how her life was turned upside down when a stranger called the police after seeing her leave her child in the car.
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OneNYC; the Quest for Cool & Jim Kaat

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The city's new environmental plan; changes to the way summons are issued in the city; strangers policing parents; the quest for cool and former Yankees pitcher and broadcaster Jim Kaat.
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The Concrete and the Jungle

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

How do stay connected to nature in the big city?
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Michael Eric Dyson on the 'Ghost' of Fellow Intellectual Cornel West

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In an ongoing feud between two of the most prominent black intellectuals, Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson takes on Cornel West's "bitter" assessment of President Obama.
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Mixed Martial Arts and Human Civilization

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

English professor Jonathan Gottschall spent time training in mixed martial arts, and came away with a theory about the human inclination for violence and the key to civilization.
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The Sunny Side of the News

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Fox News contributor and former White House press secretary Dana Perino shares her tips for life and career.
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Freeman Dyson's Free-thinking

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Now 91, Princeton physics professor Freeman Dyson shares his thoughts on science, including his contrarian views on global warming.
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Intellectual Takedowns; Former White House Press Sec & Why Men Fight

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Michael Eric Dyson on his former friend Cornel West; career advice from the former White House press secretary Dana Perino & one theory as to why men fight, and why we like to watch.
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Uncovering Abuses in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Daniel Nardello, the CEO of Nardello & Co., investigated labor practices for NYU's Abu Dhabi campus. He shares what he learned about how workers were treated. 
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An Arab Spring For Women

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Egyptian American writer and activist Mona Eltahawy argues for full equal rights for women in the Middle East.
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