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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Protester in Zuccotti Park (Joe Tacopino/flickr)

Justin Wedes, an organizer of the Occupy Wall Street protests, answers listener questions about the movement. Plus: Anna Sale, political reporter for It’s A Free Country, discusses highlights from the GOP debate on the economy last night; a Yelp executive explains about how trust is built online; and an educator talks about his new book, “The Blind Advantage: How Going Blind Made Me a Stronger Principal and How Including Children with Disabilities Made Our School Better for Everyone.”

New Hampshire GOP Debate

The GOP candidates squared off again last night in New Hampshire. Anna Sale, political reporter for It's a Free Country, discusses the debate, which focused on the economy.

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Ask an Occupier

Occupy Wall Street has entered its fourth week in Zuccotti Park. Justin Wedes, an initial organizers of the protests, talks about the movement and takes listener calls.

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Comptroller Liu's Campaign Donations

David Chen, City Hall bureau chief for The New York Times, talks about irregularities he found in examining donations to New York City Comptroller John Liu.

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What's Next for Yelp?

Luther Lowe, director of business outreach for Yelp, explains how trust is built online and whether online reviews help or hurt business.

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Inclusionary Education

A Boston educator for 36 years and retired principal of the Patrick O'Hearn Elementary School (now the Dr. William W. Henderson Inclusion Elementary School), Bill Henderson talks about his book, The Blind Advantage: How Going Blind Made Me a Stronger Principal and How Including Children with Disabilities Made Our School Better for Everyone.

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Open Phones: #HashtagReport

We've got a Twitter assignment for you! Here's how it works: select a Twitter hashtag of your choice to follow all morning, then call in at 11:40 to let us know what you found out. What's the conversation like, how did it evolve, what'd you learn? If you're participating, tweet the hashtag you're watching to @brianlehrer and we'll retweet it for others to see!

Some Resources to Get You Started: Search Twitter | Tweets the BL Show is Following | Trend Map

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