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Trending Topics in Psychotherapy: Money and Career

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Nando Pelusi, contributing editor to Psychology Today magazine and a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in New York City, kicks off this November series on therapy. This week: we take your calls on money and career. 

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You Don't Know You

Thursday, November 03, 2011

David McRaney, journalist, self-described "psychology nerd," blogger and the author of You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself, discusses all the misconceptions human beings have about how their minds work.

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Werner Herzog on the Death Penalty

Thursday, November 03, 2011

German film director, producer and screenwriter Werner Herzog explores the American death penalty in his new documentary Into the Abyss, about a triple homicide in Texas.

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Confidentiality Provisions and Sexual Harassment Settlements

Thursday, November 03, 2011

CUNY Law Professor Rick Rossein talks about sexual harassment settlements in light of the accusations against Herman Cain from his days as head of the National Restaurant Association. 

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Making Adjustments

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) talks about overseas financial regulation, his proposals for new community bank rules, and a bipartisan effort urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to “go big.” Plus: Garrick Utley, president of the SUNY Levin Institute, on globalization’s effect on New York State and New York City; CNN’s Mark Whitaker talks about his new memoir; Danny Simmons and Brian Tate of Full Spectrum put the call out for their visual arts competition Curate NYC; and National Book Award finalist Patricia Meyer Spacks on rereading.

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Curate NYC: Year Two

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The co-founders of Full Spectrum, Brian Tate and Danny Simmons, talk about their collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation to co-produce Curate NYC, a contest for artists whose winners exhibit their work at locations throughout the city.

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Globalization's Effect on NY and NYC

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

President of the SUNY Levin Institute Garrick Utley examines the impact of globalization on New York and New York City.

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A Long Trip Home: CNN's Mark Whitaker

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Mark Whitaker, executive vice president and managing editor of CNN Worldwide and now author of My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir, talks about his childhood, explores his family history, and discusses how that history shaped his career path to CNN Worldwide.

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NY Redistricting Battles

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Dick Dadey, executive director of public interest watchdog Citizen's Union, and Angelo Falcón, president and founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy, talk about the redistricting fight heating up in Albany.

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Representative Himes on Banking Regulation

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

U.S. Congressman (D-CT-4) Jim Himes talks about his proposed bill that would loosen restrictions on community banks.

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Once Is Not Enough

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

After retiring from teaching literature, Patricia Meyer Spacks, a National Book Award finalist, reread dozens of novels and reports the results of her experiment in On Rereading.

Is there a book you like to read again and again?  

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Turn Out the Vote

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, Adrienne Kivelson, city affairs chair of the League of Women Voters of the City of New York, Lucia Gomez-Jimenez, executive director of La Fuente, Mark Winston Griffith, adjunct faculty at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Rachel Bishop, national programs director at the League of Young VotersChung-Wha Hong, executive director of the NY Immigration Coalition, and John Stremlau, vice president for peace programs at the Carter Center, brainstorm ways to turn around the city's low voter turnout.

THEN a conversation about how campaigns approach voter turnout with Michael DuHaime, Republican political strategist and partner at Mercury Public Affairs, and Doug Forand, Democratic political strategist and founding partner at Red Horse Strategies.

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Public Meetings

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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The Brian Lehrer Show is live from the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space with special guests to talk about Occupy Wall Street and voter participation. Former New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer, Greg David of Crain’s New York Business, Kathryn Wylde of the Partnership for New York City and Jesse LaGreca of Occupy Wall Street discuss the issues behind the movement. Then, panelists from voter participation groups discuss what’s keeping New Yorkers from the ballot box as part of a brainstorm session on what could help.

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Occupy Wall Street Dialogue

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer; Greg David, director of the business reporting from at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and a contributor to Crain's New York Business; Kathryn Wylde, New York Federal Reserve deputy chairwoman and head of the Partnership for New York City; and Jesse LaGreca  of #occupywallstreet and the Daily Kos, participate in a dialogue about the issues at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests, including inequality and the contribution of investment banking to the economic life of the city and the country.

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American Dreams and Realities

Monday, October 31, 2011

Tom Brokaw, former anchor of the NBC Nightly News, discusses his new book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation About America; Who We Are, Where We've Been, and Where We Need to Go Now, to Recapture the American Dream. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today breaks down the weekend’s political news; activist and researcher Farai Maguwu on the destruction caused by the diamond harvest in Zimbabwe; the odd clauses of the Constitution with law professor Jay Wexler; and National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates talks about New Jersey Noir.

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Joyce Carol Oates: New Jersey Noir

Monday, October 31, 2011

Renowned novelist and now editor of New Jersey Noir, Joyce Carol Oates, talks about the book and what it reflects about the state of New Jersey.

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Farai Maguwu on Conflict Diamonds

Monday, October 31, 2011

Director of the Center for Research and Development in eastern Zimbabwe, Farai Maguwu, is being honored by Human Rights Watch with the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism. He will be discussing his activism around conflict diamonds in Zimbabwe and why the diamond trade is so destructive for his country.

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The Constitution's Odd Clauses

Monday, October 31, 2011

Jay Wexler, law professor at Boston University and author of the new book, The Odd Clauses: Understanding the Constitution through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions, discusses the lesser- known parts of the Constitution and how they affect our lives too.

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Brokaw on The American Dream

Monday, October 31, 2011

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Monday Morning Politics

Monday, October 31, 2011

USA Today Washington bureau chief, Susan Page, rounds up national politics from the weekend, and looks forward at what's coming this week.

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