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Thursday, May 03, 2012

President Obama delivers an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan during his visit to Bagram Air Base. (Getty)

Chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, David Sanger, discusses the latest political developments in Afghanistan, Egypt, and China. Plus: the Guardian’s editorial cartoonist, Steve Bell, discusses his approach to politics around the world; political scientist, Ian Bremmer, on how the world is facing a leadership vacuum; and why children mature when they are away from home. 

David Sanger on Afghanistan, France, Egypt, and China

Chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and WNYC contributor David Sanger, discusses the situation in Afghanistan, the elections in France and Egypt, and the latest on the situation in China with activist Chen Guangcheng.

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The Ethics of Eating Meat

Wrapping up her tenure writing as "The Ethicist" for The New York Times Magazine, Ariel Kaminer talks about the results of the essay contest on the ethics of eating meat.

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Steve Bell: Cartooning Politics

The Guardian's editorial cartoonist Steve Bell discusses his 30-year career lampooning politics in the UK and abroad, and how he's approaching the 2012 US election.

→ Event: Steve Bell at the PEN Voices Festival | Saturday, 5pm at The New School | Tickets and Information

→ Exhibit: Steve Bell's Cartoons On Exhibit at The Standard, East Village, 25 Cooper Square | April 30- May 6

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A G-Zero World

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Homesick but Happy

School and camp consultant, and clinical psychologist, Michael Thompson, author of Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow, explores how and why children mature when they are away from home.

 

EVENT: Michael Thompson will be at the JCC in Manhattan on May 6th and at the 92nd Street Y on May 22nd.

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