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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The NYPD has issued a clarification of existing policy regarding marijuana arrests. WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang explains what the announcement means and how it might change how the law is enforced. Plus: Jeff Jarvis of buzzmachine.com talks about his new book, Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live; the conversation about what really creates jobs continues with a look at small business; and report cards as a glimpse to the past  

The NYPD, Fighting Crime Big and Small

WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang, talks about Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's "clarification" of NYPD policy regarding marijuana arrests and her earlier reporting on the controversy. And Eugene O'Donnell, professor of law and police science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice discusses police chief Ray Kelly's 60 Minutes revelation that the NYPD can shoot down planes.

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Germany to Greece's Rescue?

Finance blogger for Reuters, Felix Salmon, discusses the Euro zone crisis and explains what might happen if Germany doesn't come to Greece's rescue.

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Never Too Much Information

The man behind buzzmachine.com, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and author of, Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live, Jeff Jarvis, continues to explore the way the internet affects our lives.

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Jane Goodall Live

Jane Goodall, primatologist and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, talks about her work with chimpanzees and the release of a new documentary about her life called Jane's Journey.

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What Really Creates Jobs? Pt2: Small Business

Yesterday we discussed manufacturing, today we look at small business. How many jobs are actually created? Our guest is, Greg David, Director of Business & Economics Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School.

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The Batch of Report Cards

Paul Lukas, best known as the man behind Uni Watch, discusses his recent Slate series, research into a batch of 1920s and 30s report cards from a Manhattan trade school for girls.

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