A Tribe Divided

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

As the House Committee on Homeland Security begins hearings on radicalization within the American Muslim community, Ambreen Ali of Roll Call reports from Washington D.C. Plus: On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone on the ouster of NPR’s senior executive Ron Schiller and CEO Vivian Schiller; our month-long series on the 2010 Census continues with Sam Roberts of The New York Times on New Jersey; the role of government; and tribalism in modern society.

Peter King's Hearing

Ambreen Ali, staff reporter at CQ Roll Call, reports from the House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response."

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Shake-Up At NPR

Brooke Gladstone, host and managing editor of WNYC’s On the Media, discusses the circumstances and implications of the ouster of NPR senior executive Ron Schiller and NPR CEO Vivian Schiller.

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Census Results: Garden State Changes

Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times, is a weekly guest for the month of March. Each week he talks about the 2010 Census results and what they reveal about Americans and New Yorkers. This week he discusses New Jersey.

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First Principles

Yaron Brook, president and executive director of The Ayn Rand Institute, and Miles Rapoport, president of Demos, talk about the role of government and the First Principles debate.

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Not-So-Modern Society

Robin Fox, professor of social theory at Rutgers University, anthropologist, poet, essayist, and the author of The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind, analyzes how human social history, including tribalism, continues to affect societies.

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The Worst Tenants

Elizabeth Dwoskin, staff writer for the Village Voice, talks about the city's Top 10 Worst Tenants.

Share your story about worst tenants (do you have one, are you one, or do you live next to one?) here!

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