Bracing for Impact

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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WNYC’s Fred Mogul unpacks the possible effects of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the healthcare law for New York and New Jersey. Then, we take your calls on the balance between work and parenting – and whether women can really have it all. Plus: Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine on the latest from Egypt and Syria; a discussion about how some countries have allocated seats in their legislature for expats; and Studio 360’s Kurt Andersen on the Kings County variety show.

Local Effects of Health Care Ruling

WNYC reporter Fred Mogul looks ahead to how the Supreme Court's ruling on the health care law will affect the local area.

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Open Phones: Not Having It All

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Princeton University's Anne-Marie Slaughter writes about "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." Call in with your stories and your proposals for change. Should we redesign work? Redesign men? Or redesign what it means to have it all? Give us a call at 212-433-WNYC/9692 or post here!

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The Egyptian Presidential Results

Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs magazine and author of How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle, explains the significance of the Egyptian presidential election results and what they mean for the U.S. relationship with Egypt. Plus: the latest on Syria.

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Expat Representation

Professor of social and political theory at the European University Institute in Italy, Rainer Bauböck, explains why some countries, most recently the Dominican Republic and France, have allocated seats in their legislature to represent expats and whether this is a good model.

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Kings County

Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen talks about his new Brooklyn-centric take on the variety show, Kings County, and helps with a listener quiz. Think you know Brooklyn? Call 212-433-9692 and test your Kings County bona fides!

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