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Terrorists at Heart

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Terror Free Tomorrow, is a non- partisan, not-for-profit organization which investigates the causes of extremism. President and founder, Ken Ballen, discusses his book Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals, which profiles six of the many terrorists he's interviewed and their emotional attachment to extremism.

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Fail: Hip Replacements

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Barry Meier, reporter for New York Times business, public health and law, discusses his reports on the problems with metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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Moving Working Families Forward

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Brooklyn College economics professor Robert Cherry discusses his new book, Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work.

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Tough Love

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz argues that other American corporations should follow Starbucks lead and stop giving political donations until Washington lawmakers learn to work together. Plus: a new book profiling six terrorists and their emotional attachment to extremism; third way policies for working families; and New York Times reporter Barry Meier discusses the growing problem of faulty metal-on-metal artificial hips.

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The Wall Street Take on Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Josh Brown, financial advisor and man behind the popular Reformed Broker blog, and Henry Blodget, editor in chief and CEO of Business Insider, discuss whether the conversation at Occupy Wall Street is affecting the conversation on Wall Street itself.

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Change Brewing

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, is urging other corporate execs to stop making campaign donations until Washington starts working together to repair the economy.

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Free Trade Agreements and Jobs

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post congressional reporter and lead author of 2chambers, the Post's blog covering politics and policy on Capitol Hill, and Elizabeth Williamson, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, talk about the three free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea, which the White House submitted to Congress yesterday after resolving a dispute over displaced worker assistance.

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What We Know Now

Monday, October 03, 2011

New York Magazine’s national affairs editor John Heilemann discusses politics heading into 2012. Plus: the evolutionary biologist and author, Richard Dawkins, talks about his new graphic science book exploring what we should teach kids about science and the world and why; the pros and cons of banking at credit unions and community banks over the big banks; and two Canadians travel the perimeter of the United States and are here to tell us what they learned.

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How We Know What's Really True

Monday, October 03, 2011

Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and author talks about his new graphic science book, The Magic of Reallity: How We Know What's Really True, illustrated by Dave McKean, which explores what we should teach our kids about science, the world and why.

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What We Know About Occupy Wall Street

Monday, October 03, 2011

Writer and editor of Waging Nonviolence, Nathan Schneider, examines the protests and movement taking place around Occupy Wall Street.

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At The Edges of the U.S.

Monday, October 03, 2011

Canadian writers Wayne Grady and Merilyn Simonds, one the descendent of an American slave, the other educated at an American school in Brazil, write about their trip around the perimeter of the U.S. and discuss their new book, Breakfast at the Exit Cafe: Travels Through America.

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Digital Contract Woes

Monday, October 03, 2011

New York Times reporter David Halbfinger talks about his recent article and the problems with the Bloomberg administration's wildly over-budget personnel tracking system.

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Credit Unions and You

Monday, October 03, 2011

How do credit unions fit into recent banking headlines, and how do they compare to larger and community banks? Joan Goldwasser, senior reporter for Kiplingers Personal Finance, and Sarah Ludwig, co-director of New York's Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) explain.

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Politics is Local

Monday, October 03, 2011

USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page and New York Magazine national affairs editor John Heilemann discuss New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's impact on national politics.

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Supreme Court Preview

Friday, September 30, 2011

Amy Howe, editor of SCOTUSblog and partner at Goldstein & Russell, a law firm specializing in Supreme Court litigation, looks ahead to the "first Monday in October" when the Supreme Court's new term begins.

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Sometimes, Always, Never

Friday, September 30, 2011

Recent U.S. Census numbers show that New York City has a high percentage of unmarried women. D'Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center, analyzes the numbers and takes calls from unmarried women about what it all might reveal about gender and the role of marriage. Plus: what to expect from the next U.S. Supreme Court session; and a look back at the great newspaper columns and columnists with NY1’s Errol Louis, Newsweek and the Daily Beast’s John Avlon, and The Daily and The New York Posts Jesse Angelo.

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The Un-Marrying Kind

Friday, September 30, 2011

Senior writer at the Pew Research Center, D'Vera Cohn, talks about the census numbers that show New York City as having a high percentage of unmarried women, and what it says about changing gender and marriage roles.

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America's Greatest Newspaper Columns

Friday, September 30, 2011

Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1, John Avlon, senior political columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and Jesse Angelo, editor-in-chief of The Daily and executive editor of the New York Post, all co-editors of Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, discuss the influence of the newspaper column on America's culture and history.

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Anwar al-Awlaki Killed

Friday, September 30, 2011

Dina Temple-Raston, who covers counterterrorism and national security for NPR, discusses today's news that Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed.

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Following Up: New York's Public School Buildings

Friday, September 30, 2011

Jean Arrington, who has been researching New York City public school buildings from the turn of the century and who gives walking tours of school architecture, talks about the legacy of Charles B.J. Snyder, a public school superintendent who designed roughly 400 school buildings, 270 of which are still in use.

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