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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Connecticut and New York have new governors. John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, previews the inauguration in Hartford of Dan Malloy. Then, Kathryn Wylde and Steven Spinola of the Committee to Save New York offer their perspectives on today’s State of the State speech by incoming New York governor Andrew Cuomo. Plus: what is human dignity and why does it matter? And legendary Village Voice columnist Wayne Barrett discusses his departure from the paper, announced yesterday.

The Real Malloy

Connecticut has a new governor. Dan Malloy will be sworn in as the state's 88th governor this afternoon and John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, joins us to review the inauguration plans and to discuss what's ahead for the new governor in 2011.

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What Governor Cuomo Means For New York Business

Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City and Steven Spinola, president of the Real Estate Board of New York—both members of the business-centric Committee to Save New York—offer their perspectives on Governor Cuomo's State of the State address.

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Human Dignity

What is human dignity? George Kateb, author of the new book Human Dignity, discusses the meaning of the term and its importance in the struggle for universal human rights.

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The Debt Ceiling 101

Dan Gross, columnist and economics editor for Yahoo! Finance, explains the concept of debt ceilings and their political significance.

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Wayne Barrett Leaves the Voice

Legendary columnist and muckraker Wayne Barrett announced yesterday that he's leaving the Village Voice after 32 years. He discusses his career in investigative journalism and what's next for him as well as New York.

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