Dollars and Sense

Mayor Bloomberg has had to respond to the Occupy Wall Street protests by defending both freedom of speech and the banking industry. Joyce Purnick, WNYC political analyst and author of Mike Bloomberg: Money, Power, Politics, and Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone explains what the movement means to Bloomberg’s legacy. Plus: a preview of tomorrow’s statewide election in New Jersey; a look at deported Dominicans; and government handouts and eating habits.