2012 City Budget

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg has released his 2012 budget for the city.  Brooklyn councilman Brad Lander reacts to the Mayor’s proposal.  Plus: WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly talks New York City and New Jersey State budgets; a Stanford University psychiatrist on the dangerous powers of the E-Personality; and producer Audrey Marrs on her Oscar nominated film "Inside Job."

A Progressive City Budget

Brooklyn City Councilman (D-39) Brad Lander reacts to Mayor Bloomberg's proposed city budget.

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The Budget and Beyond

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly looks at Bloomberg's proposed city budget, Governor Christie's latest approach to entitlements in New Jersey, and the Governor's comments about the national budget.

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Dr. Elias Aboujaoude, psychiatrist at Stanford University, director of the school's Impulse Control Disorder Clinic and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic, and the author of Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality, looks at the disturbing effects that the internet has had on his Silicon Valley patients.

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Protecting Journalists

Frank Smyth, Washington, DC representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, and Maryam Ishani, online video media producer for Reuters who was assaulted in Cairo on February 2nd while covering the uprising in Egypt, discuss the recent violence against journalists in the Middle East and the status of journalists covering the recent uprisings in the region.

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Justice Delayed

Brooklyn-based filmmaker Keith Beauchamp talks about the premiere of his documentary series on the Civil Rights-era Cold Case Initiative, "The Injustice Files."

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Oscar Nominated Documentaries: "Inside Job"

Audrey Marrs, producer of "Inside Job," discusses the film and what it reveals about the anatomy of the 2008 financial crisis.

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