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Revisiting Attachment Parenting

Friday, May 11, 2012

Time Magazine staff writer Kate Pickert talks about her cover story on the 20th anniversary of the school of "attachment parenting."

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Beyond Ground Zero

Friday, May 11, 2012

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, founder of the Cordoba Initiative and the American Society for Muslim Advancement, talks about his new book, Moving the Mountain: Beyond Ground Zero to a New Vision of Islam in America.

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John Irving: In One Person

Friday, May 11, 2012

John Irving, author of The World According to Garp, talks about his newest novel, In One Person.

EVENT: Irving will read from In One Person at the 92nd St. Y on May 13, 2012 at 8pm. More information here.  

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Scientific Policies

Friday, May 11, 2012

Jim Manzi, founder and chairman of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), an applied artificial intelligence software company, contributing editor at National Review and the author of Uncontrolled: The Surprising Payoff of Trial-and-Error for Business, Politics, and Society, says we need to bring scientific tactics, like controlled experiments, to public policy. Read more about Manzi's proposition here

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The Facebook IPO Explained

Friday, May 11, 2012

Felix Salmon, finance blogger for Reuters, discusses the Facebook IPO: how it works, who gets to invest, and whether it's a good investment in the first place.

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So Attached

Friday, May 11, 2012

Steven Thrasher of The Village Voice discusses the effect Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage may have on the black vote. Then, Reuter’s Felix Salmon on Facebook’s IPO; Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf of the Cordoba Initiative on being a voice for moderate American Muslims; Kate Pickert talks about attachment parenting and her cover story for this week’s Time Magazine. Plus: an argument for approaching public policy with controlled experiments; and novelist John Irving on his new novel.

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Race and Gay Marriage

Friday, May 11, 2012

Village Voice writer Steven Thrasher discusses whether the Obama endorsement of gay marriage will shift the black vote and takes your calls on whether his endorsement shifts your view.

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Film & Television Boom

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Commissioner Katherine Oliver, of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, discusses a new study showing the entertainment industry's spending in the city has grown 70% in the last decade.

Listeners: What's filming in your neighborhood? Or do you work on film or TV crews here in New York? Where have you been filming? Comment here.

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KSM Terror Trial

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, discusses the start of the Guantanamo terror trial and the revelation that a top Al-Qaeda operative was a CIA double-agent.

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Your 20s: My Life Should Look Better on Facebook

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Each week in May, Meg Jay, clinical psychologist, assistant clinical professor at the University of Virginia, and author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now, looks at different aspects of life in your twenties. This week: why twentysomethings think their peers are doing better than they really are.

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Open Phones: What "Part" Are You?

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Elizabeth Warren is under fire for claiming her 1/32 Cherokee heritage. Our phone lines are open to hear about how you consider your heritage. What part of your ancestry do you claim, and how has it affected your identity? Do you check that box on application forms?

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Open Phones: Obama Evolves on Gay Marriage

Thursday, May 10, 2012

President Obama has endorsed gay marriage.  Call in with your reactions.

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President Obama Supports Gay Marriage

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Michael Lavers, national news editor for the EDGE Media Network and Manchester, New Hampshire native talks about the President's views on gay marriage and takes your calls.

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An Evolving Situation

Thursday, May 10, 2012

President Obama endorses gay marriage. We’ll take your calls. Plus: a new weekly series on advice for people in their 20’s with psychologist Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now; the Guantanamo trial of KSM, commissioner of the NYC Office of Media and Entertainment, Katherine Oliver, on the state of the city’s film industry; and whether being 1/32nd Cherokee should count.

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Preservation Votes

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Roberta Lane, senior field officer and attorney with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, talks about the Partners in Preservation contest to award funding to 40 NYC historic places.

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Following Up: How Much Do Teachers Retire With?

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Jennifer Cohen, senior policy analyst with the ed policy program at the New America Foundation and Phillisa Cramer, reporter with Gotham Schools, discuss how teacher salaries vary and what that means for their assets in retirement.  

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Inequality and Instability

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

James Galbraith, professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin, talks about his new book, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis.

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Alec Baldwin & RFK Jr. on Fracking

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Alec Baldwin, actor and host of Here's the Thing podcast, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., environmental attorney, host of "Ring of Fire" radio show and podcast, and president of the Waterkeeper Alliance board, continue the debate over hydraulic fracturing upstate.

EVENT: Alec Baldwin will hosts a screening of "Gasland" at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse on Saturday, June 2, 2012. 

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New York as National Checkbook

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

It's a Free Country reporter Anna Sale talks about how races around the country seek funding in New York. Then Noah Bierman who covers government and politics for The Boston Globe talks about the Massachusetts Senate race between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. 

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The Money Source

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

It’s a Free Country reporter, Anna Sale, talks about how races around the country seek funding in New York. Noah Bierman, reporter at the Boston Globe, talks specifically about the Massachusetts Senate race between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. Plus: the debate continues over fracking upstate with actor Alec Baldwin and environmental attorney Robert Kennedy Jr.; and how finance links inequality to economic instability.

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