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Thursday, January 05, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State speech yesterday. We’ll get reaction from both sides of the aisle. Plus: a new January weekly series begins called “Cross-Check” with the New York Times airline correspondent Jad Mouawad on flying and the airline industry; a close look at the candidacy of Rick Santorum; a look at the global political risks of 2012 with president of the Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer; and a conversation with a self-described “black gentrifier”.

State of the State Reaction

New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant) and New York State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-C, Brooklyn/Staten Island) react to Governor Cuomo's State of the State speech last night.  

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Cuomo's "Energy Highway" Explained

Andrea Bernstein, director of the public radio Transportation Nation project and senior correspondent for WNYC, discusses Governor Cuomo's proposed "Energy Highway" and the pages he chose not to read while at the podium for the State of State.

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Crosscheck: Restructuring the Airline Industry

Jad Mouawad, airline correspondent for The New York Times, kicks off the January series on flying and the airline industry with a discussion on how the industry has restructured over the past decade.

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Looking at Santorum's Record

Longtime political columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, John Baer, discusses Rick Santorum's record and background.

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Risks in 2012

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, discusses his report on global political risks for 2012.

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Black Gentrification

Dax-Devlon Ross, contributor to Dominion of New York and WOLDC, and the author of Beat of a Different Drum: The Untold Stories of African Americans Forging Their Own Paths in Work and Life, writes about his experience as a "black gentrifier" in his Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

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