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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Holds Hearing in Washington (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission comes out with its final report this morning about how the economic crisis could have been prevented. After coverage of the report’s findings, the phones will be open for your calls on whether you think the commission is holding the right people accountable. Plus: your calls on the uprising in Egypt; and Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat and her stories about Haiti one year after the earthquake.

Financial Comission Reports Back

Joe NoceraNew York Times business columnist and author of the Executive Suite blog, previews the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission press conference taking place this morning.

→ Read A Primer on the Findings, Watch Live Video of the Panel, And Add Your Thoughts at It's A Free Country

From Tunisia to Egypt

Mona Eltahawy, columnist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues talks about the protests in Egypt and the government's response.

Read a recap of this conversation at It's A Free Country»


Financial Crisis Commission: What We've Learned

Charles Herman, WNYC business and economics editor, has been monitoring the press conference and report from the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission this morning - he offers his highlights.

→ Read A Primer on the Findings, Watch Live Video of the Panel, And Add Your Thoughts at It's A Free Country

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SOTU: The View From the Floor

Gregory Meeks, U.S. Congressman from New York's 6th Congressional District, Southeast Queens, gives his reaction to the State of the Union address on Tuesday.

Read a recap of this conversation at It's a Free Country

Mixed Signals for Teachers

Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers, discusses the messages to educators in both the State of the Union address and Mayor Bloomberg's State of the City.

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Haiti Stories

Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-born writer and the editor of Haiti Noir, talks about her collection of stories about Haiti, one year after the earthquake.

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