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ACA; Hiring More Cops; Uptown Real Estate

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The forthcoming Supreme Court decision on the ACA; de Blasio's decision to hire 1,300 new cops; a NJ news roundup; and gentrification in upper Manhattan.
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The Hidden Power of Business Exposed

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Daily News editorial board member Alyssa Katz says the Chamber of Commerce is becoming a right-wing "monster" behind roll-backs on environmental and worker protections.
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Women Go For 20, Get 10

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The U.S. Treasury Department announced a woman's portrait will be added to the 10 dollar bill in 2020, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.
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The Flag Is Still There

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state Capitol. The Atlantic's Yoni Appelbaum provides historical perspective on the decision.
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Beyond the N-Word: Nuanced Racism in America

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

President Obama and Cornel West both recently used the n-word. They were each provoking a conversation about race in America, so let’s have it.
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White Supremacists: A Pack of Lone Wolves

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The president of the Southern Poverty Law Center argues that white supremacist groups are a threat that should be taken seriously.
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White Supremacist Groups; Women on Currency; Power of Business

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Threats from white supremacist groups; women on currency; the power of the Chamber of Commerce; and the symbolism of the Confederate flag.
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How Churches Responded to the Charleston Shootings

Monday, June 22, 2015

Dr. Cornel West and the Rev. Amy Butler joined us to take calls from members of local congregations and discuss the outpouring of forgiveness from the families of the victims.
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DNA Found From Matt and Sweat

Monday, June 22, 2015

DNA from New York prison escapees Richard Matt and David Sweat has been found inside a burglarized cabin in upstate New York.
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Presidential Talking Points: Climate Change, Racism and Gun Control

Monday, June 22, 2015

A look at how Pope Francis' encyclical and the Charleston shooting are playing into the 2016 presidential candidates.
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When Judges Change Their Minds

Monday, June 22, 2015

A look at the precedent for Supreme Court judges reversing their decisions.
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Reports From Church; When Judges Change Their Minds; 2016

Monday, June 22, 2015

Churchgoers report on what was discussed at services this week - whether Charleston or the pope's encyclical; 2016 presidential politics; and what happens when judges change their minds.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Judd Apatow, Behavioral Economists & How ISIS Governs

Friday, June 19, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Judd Apatow (First) | A Couple of Behavioral Economists (Starts at 17:18) | How ISIS Governs (Starts at 47:24)
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A Crime of Hate, a City in Mourning, and a Flag That Still Flies

Friday, June 19, 2015

The New Republic's Jamil Smith and the historian Robert Chase discuss the mass shooting at a church in Charleston, SC, where a Confederate flag flies above the state house even today.
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The Pope Takes on Climate Change

Friday, June 19, 2015

Fordham professor Dr. Christiana Peppard discusses Pope Francis' ambitious encyclical on climate change.
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What You Eat Is More Important Than How You Work Out

Friday, June 19, 2015

"You are what you eat" trumps "you are what you lift" when it comes to health and dieting.
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A Salute to Dads of Young Girls

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hey dads - has parenting your young daughter changed your perspective on feminism, masculinity, or the world in general?
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Charleston Shooting; Pope Francis' Encyclical; Diet Trumps Exercise

Friday, June 19, 2015

The shooting at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina; the pope's encyclical on climate change; and why what you eat is more important than what you bench.
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Albany and Good Government

Thursday, June 18, 2015

With the legislative season wrapping up for the year, is there any hope for Albany?
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Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch

Thursday, June 18, 2015

What is the Anthropocene epoch and is it a time period that we're entering?
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