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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz argues that other American corporations should follow Starbucks lead and stop giving political donations until Washington lawmakers learn to work together. Plus: a new book profiling six terrorists and their emotional attachment to extremism; third way policies for working families; and New York Times reporter Barry Meier discusses the growing problem of faulty metal-on-metal artificial hips.

The Wall Street Take on Occupy Wall Street

Josh Brown, financial advisor and man behind the popular Reformed Broker blog, and Henry Blodget, editor in chief and CEO of Business Insider, discuss whether the conversation at Occupy Wall Street is affecting the conversation on Wall Street itself.

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Change Brewing

Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, is urging other corporate execs to stop making campaign donations until Washington starts working together to repair the economy.

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Moving Working Families Forward

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Terrorists at Heart

Terror Free Tomorrow, is a non- partisan, not-for-profit organization which investigates the causes of extremism. President and founder, Ken Ballen, discusses his book Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals, which profiles six of the many terrorists he's interviewed and their emotional attachment to extremism.

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Free Trade Agreements and Jobs

Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post congressional reporter and lead author of 2chambers, the Post's blog covering politics and policy on Capitol Hill, and Elizabeth Williamson, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, talk about the three free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea, which the White House submitted to Congress yesterday after resolving a dispute over displaced worker assistance.

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Fail: Hip Replacements

Barry Meier, reporter for New York Times business, public health and law, discusses his reports on the problems with metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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