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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Elizabeth Warren (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

It’s a Free Country reporter, Anna Sale, talks about how races around the country seek funding in New York. Noah Bierman, reporter at the Boston Globe, talks specifically about the Massachusetts Senate race between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. Plus: the debate continues over fracking upstate with actor Alec Baldwin and environmental attorney Robert Kennedy Jr.; and how finance links inequality to economic instability.

New York as National Checkbook

It's a Free Country reporter Anna Sale talks about how races around the country seek funding in New York. Then Noah Bierman who covers government and politics for The Boston Globe talks about the Massachusetts Senate race between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. 

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Alec Baldwin & RFK Jr. on Fracking

Alec Baldwin, actor and host of Here's the Thing podcast, and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., environmental attorney, host of "Ring of Fire" radio show and podcast, and president of the Waterkeeper Alliance board, continue the debate over hydraulic fracturing upstate.

EVENT: Alec Baldwin will hosts a screening of "Gasland" at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse on Saturday, June 2, 2012. 

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Inequality and Instability

James Galbraith, professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin, talks about his new book, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis.

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Following Up: How Much Do Teachers Retire With?

Jennifer Cohen, senior policy analyst with the ed policy program at the New America Foundation and Phillisa Cramer, reporter with Gotham Schools, discuss how teacher salaries vary and what that means for their assets in retirement.  

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Preservation Votes

Roberta Lane, senior field officer and attorney with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, talks about the Partners in Preservation contest to award funding to 40 NYC historic places.

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