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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cyclists and supporters gathered at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn to show support for a two-way bike lane created on Prospect Park West. (Erin McCarthy/WNYC)

New York Times columnist Clyde Haberman talks about the latest in the Park51 controversy in lower Manhattan, where a lawsuit is pushing for landmark status for the building. Plus: WNYC’s business and economics editor Charlie Herman takes your calls on business on how rising inflation is increasing prices, affecting your life and changing your habits; and Jim Walden, attorney representing Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes, discusses the lawsuit seeking to remove bike lanes from Prospect Park West.  

High Prices, Part 2

Charlie Herman, WNYC business and economics editor, continues the discussion of inflation numbers and fields calls about where you see costs on the rise and how it may be changing your behavior.

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Libya and the Arab League

Steven Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the developments in Libya and where the Arab League and NATO figure into the coalition forces running the military intervention in Libya.

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Who's "Un-American" Now?

The construction of an Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan has become a national topic. Clyde Haberman, New York Times columnist, talks about the latest in the Park 51 controversy -- a lawsuit to require landmark status for the building.

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Health Care One Year In

Rima Cohen, counselor for health policy to Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius, discusses the one-year anniversary of the Obama health care law.

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Bike Lane Brouhaha

Jim Walden, attorney with Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, provides pro bono represenation to Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes. He talks about the lawsuit which seeks to remove the Prospect Park West bike lane and the implications for bike lane battles citywide.

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