Know Thyself

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Thursday, November 03, 2011

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain is facing questions about a sexual harassment suit and the settlement which followed. Hear why settlements are used in such cases and who benefits. Plus: the delusions and misconceptions we have about how our minds work; the November series kicks off with your calls on finance and career troubles; German film director Werner Herzog on the death penalty; and which “-ocracy” do you live in? 

Confidentiality Provisions and Sexual Harassment Settlements

CUNY Law Professor Rick Rossein talks about sexual harassment settlements in light of the accusations against Herman Cain from his days as head of the National Restaurant Association. 

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Open Phones: Still Without Power

Listeners: has your power been out since Saturday? Call in and tell us how you've been coping. Who do you blame, and how is your community working through this? 

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Trending Topics in Psychotherapy: Money and Career

Nando Pelusi, contributing editor to Psychology Today magazine and a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in New York City, kicks off this November series on therapy. This week: we take your calls on money and career. 

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Open Phones: Of, By and For

A recent caller said she thinks we live in a "madisonavenue-ocracy." What kind of ___ocracy do you think we live in?

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Greece Check-In

New York Times correspondent Rachel Donadio gives us an update on Greece's political and economic crisis.

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You Don't Know You

David McRaney, journalist, self-described "psychology nerd," blogger and the author of You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself, discusses all the misconceptions human beings have about how their minds work.

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Werner Herzog on the Death Penalty

German film director, producer and screenwriter Werner Herzog explores the American death penalty in his new documentary Into the Abyss, about a triple homicide in Texas.

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