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Google Alert! Europe Doesn't Like Your Search Algorithm

Thursday, April 16, 2015

EU regulators filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging it favors its own services in search results. Mashable's Jason Abbruzzese discusses how U.S. & European antitrust laws differ.
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Ukraine in Perspective

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Eugene Rumer and the professor and author Rajan Menon offer historical context on the Russian/Ukraine conflict and talk about what's at stake for both countries and the West.
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City Council Budget; Backfilling Charters; Ukraine Conflict; Losing Faith

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Backfilling charter schools; City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras; Google's EU troubles; historical context on the Russia/Ukraine conflict and one man's story about losing faith & family. 
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A Slice of History: Pizza in NYC

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The first time "pizza" was mentioned in The New York Times was in 1944. Pizza enthusiast Scott Wiener delves into the introduction of the Italian staple to the city.
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When the Pope Calls It Genocide

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pope Francis recently recognized the Armenian genocide of 1915, causing a diplomatic uproar from Turkish officials.
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Times Square as a Model for the World

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Low-cost projects, like the Times Square pedestrian plazas, could transform the way urban space is used in cities around the world.
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Christie's Plans to Overhaul Social Security

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's proposed overhaul to Social Security could have implications for 2016.
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Fast Track for Asia Trade?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Should we grant Obama the power to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal?
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Social Security Overhaul; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; A Dollar Slice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's overhaul of Social Security; the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the Pope addresses the Armenian genocide; Times Square as an urban model; the history and evolution of pizza.
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What's Open, New York?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A Ferrari museum in Oyster Bay. A pierogi shop in Gowanus. A heavy metal bar in Queens. In this first installment of our new series, we hear about what's new in your neighborhood.
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Provocative Proposal for Doing Good

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A professor of bioethics from Princeton argues in favor of "effective altruism" - that is, maximizing the number of people who benefit from your donations.
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The Story and Substance Behind Marco Rubio

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A first generation son of a bartender, Sen. Rubio hopes to appeal beyond a conservative base in the 2016 election. What would his ideas on the role of government mean for most Americans?
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The City's Plan to Shrink the Rikers Island Population

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice talks about the latest reforms to move along court system backlog to reduce the population of inmates on Rikers Island.
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Progressives and the Presidential Candidates

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The head of the Working Families Party and the co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee discuss decisive issues for 2016 candidates.
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How Your Vote Can Allot $1 Million to Community Improvements

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

It's participatory budget season and New Yorkers can vote on community spending. 
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Presidential Hopefuls and Optimal Helpfulness

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

What progressives hope to hear from Hillary Clinton; Marco Rubio's race to the White House; criminal justice reform; your vote on community projects; altruistic giving; grand openings.
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Opting Out of NY State Standardized Tests

Monday, April 13, 2015

Parents discuss why they are opting out of having their kids take the state's annual tests. 
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Your Family's Great Migration North

Monday, April 13, 2015

A new exhibition at MoMA focuses on The Great Migration from the Jim Crow South to Harlem in the 1930s. We heard from listeners about their personal family connections to the movement.
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When Puerto Rico Rebelled

Monday, April 13, 2015

Former New York State Assemblyman Nelson A. Denis talks about the little-known 1950 nationalist rebellion against U.S. military rule in Puerto Rico
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Just the Start of Clinton's Announcements

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy over the weekend, but Mayor de Blasio says he's holding off on an endorsement until she offers real progressive ideas. And experts say she will.
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