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Open Phones: Insider Details of Your Industry

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Maybe you saw the New York magazine cover story this week "The Classifieds" which included anonymous revelations about trade secrets from a Per Se waiter, a New York Met, an SNL writer, and others.

Listeners: Call us and tell us the revealing details about your industry that you think the public doesn't know but should. What is it really like on the inside of your industry? You can tell us about big things or small things--things you and your colleagues are secretly proud of OR secretly ashamed of. Call us up at 212-433-WNYC or comment below. You can remain anonymous.

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After New Hampshire

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, and David Woodard, Clemson University professor and Republican consultant, discuss the implications of yesterday's New Hampshire GOP primary.

columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's 
The Agenda.
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The New Hampshire Map

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Dante Chinni, Patchwork Nation director, and author of the book Our Patchwork Nation, offers analysis about how the New Hampshire primary results broke down demographics.

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Occupy Nigeria

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of SaharaReporters.com, discusses the general strike in Lagos over the end of the long-standing fuel subsidy. 

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The Air Up There

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A look at the New Hampshire GOP primary results tell a story about demographics in those counties. Dante Chinni, Patchwork Nation director, explains. Then, Chairman John Rhea of the New York City Housing Authority on a strategic plan. Plus: analysis of yesterday’s New Hampshire vote for the GOP race and the general election; the story behind a general strike in Nigeria with journalist Omoyele Sowore; and Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? with William Poundstone.

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Trust in Business

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Stephen M. R. Covey, co-founder and CEO of CoveyLink Worldwide and author of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low Trust World, talks about advocating trust as a governing philosophy for businesses and beyond.

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Are Bain, 'Fire' Comments Enough to Derail Romney?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, Josh Rogers, political reporter for New Hampshire Public Radio, and Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, talked about Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and the last-minute challenges for Mitt Romney.

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The U.S., Egypt, and Iran with David Sanger

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times and WNYC contributor David Sanger joins from Cairo to discuss the latest in U.S.-Egypt relations, as well as developments between Iran and the U.S. Plus what the resignation of Bill Daley means to the Obama administration.

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New Hampshire and You

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Voters in New Hampshire cast their votes today in the first primary of the 2012 presidential race. Anna Sale, It’s a Free Country political reporter, and Josh Rogers, political reporter for New Hampshire Public Radio, are in the Granite State and break down the latest news from the Republican contenders. Plus: the City Opera lockout with Jennifer Maloney, arts reporter for the Greater New York section of The Wall Street Journal; The New York TimesDavid Sanger with the latest on US relations with Egypt and Iran; Stephen M. R. Covey, co-founder and CEO of CoveyLink, talks about trust as a governing philosophy; and the long view on this winter’s mild weather with Richard Seager of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University.

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Open Phones: Hillary for (Vice) President 2012?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Democrats, do you want a do-over of the 2008 primary? Are you having doubts about your front runner? Some have been playing a fantasy politics game, imagining a bigger role for Hillary Clinton in 2012. Call us with your thoughts. 212-433-WNYC

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City Opera Lockout

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Jennifer Maloney, arts reporter for the Greater New York section of the Wall Street Journal, talks about the lockout of union musicians and chorus members by City Opera.

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Why Is It So Warm in January?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Richard Seager, professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, compares this year's mild winter to years past and discusses how this warm January weather fits into the pattern proposed by climate change.

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Open Phones: Ron Paul Supporters

Monday, January 09, 2012

We open the phones for Ron Paul supporters and other libertarians to talk about his platform and candidacy for the GOP presidential nomination. 

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Pictures of Health (Care Reform)

Monday, January 09, 2012

Jonathan Gruber, professor of economics at MIT and director of the health care reform program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, talks about his new book, Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why It's Necessary, How It Works, illustrated by Nathan Schreiber, explaining health care reform. 

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Fireplace Precautions

Monday, January 09, 2012

Tom Olshanski, executive director for external affairs at the U.S. Fire Administration, gives fireplace safety tips in the wake of the fatal Christmas Day tragedy in Connecticut. Plus, the phones will be open for your calls on reactions to the blaze.

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Drawing It Out

Monday, January 09, 2012

John Heilemann of New York Magazine discusses the latest developments in the GOP field ahead of tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary, and reviews this weekend’s two debates. Then, an illustrated book explains health care reform. Plus: calls from Ron Paul supporters and other libertarians to talk about the candidate and the GOP nomination; and fireplace and other precautions in the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut.

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Pharmacies and Super-drugs

Monday, January 09, 2012

Craig Burridge, executive director of Pharmacists Society of the State of New York, talks about the concerns pharmacists have about pharmacy safety, and what a new "super-drug" painkiller means for those concerns.

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Up Next: New Hampshire

Monday, January 09, 2012

Politics reporter for New York Magazine and author of Game Change, John Heilemann, discusses what happened in this weekend's two New Hampshire debates and who stands to win and lose in tomorrow's GOP primary. 

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New Cardinal

Monday, January 09, 2012

Nancy Dallavalle, chair of the department of religious studies at Fairfield University -- a Jesuit school in Fairfield, CT -- talks about the elevation of New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan to cardinal and other news in the Catholic Church.

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Consider the Context

Friday, January 06, 2012

President Obama laid out a new framework for the Department of Defense yesterday. New York Times Pentagon correspondent Elisabeth Bumiller discusses defense budget cuts and the future of the military. Plus: economist and expert on convention center economics, Heywood Sanders, discusses Governor Cuomo’s proposed convention center in Queens; and Tufts psychology professor Sam Sommers discusses his new book Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World.

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