The Politics of It All

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Monday, April 30, 2012

Student loans have become the next hot political issue. Washington Post correspondent, Karen Tumulty, and the Wall Street Journal’s, Josh Mitchell, discuss how the issue is becoming politicized. Plus: the state of New York City’s housing and neighborhoods; E.U. Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida on the financial crisis in Europe; and why Apple is so successful.

Open Phones: Are You Taking Part in the General Strike?

Tomorrow organizers of the Occupy movement are calling for "the first truly nationwide General Strike in U.S. history." Are you planning to participate? What do you think of the efforts? Post your thoughts or give us a call 212-433-9692

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Listen: E.U. Ambassador João Vale de Almeida on Whether War is Inevitable

João Vale de Almeida, the European Union Ambassador to the United States, recently visited the WNYC studio. While he was here, he answered the question at the heart of the End of War series: Is war inevitable?


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