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Thursday, August 02, 2012

Chick-fil-a

Steven Thrasher of the Village Voice discusses the Chick-Fil-A boycott and the national day of appreciation, and what local elected officials have said about gay rights and the fast food chain. Plus: Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Matthew Wambua; a celebration for those who have read the Talmud over the past 2,711 days; our August series on internships kicks off; and what should Brian listen to or read on his summer break?

Steven Thrasher of the Village Voice discusses the Chick-Fil-A boycott and the national day of appreciation, and what local elected officials have said about gay rights and the fast food chain. Plus: Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Matthew Wambua; a celebration for those who have read the Talmud over the past 2,711 days; our August series on internships kicks off; and what should Brian listen to or read on his summer break? 
Day by Day
Steven Thrasher of the Village Voice discusses the Chick-Fil-A boycott and the national day of appreciation, and what local elected officials have said about gay rights and the fast food chain. Plus: Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Matthew Wambua; a celebration for those who have read the Talmud over the past 2,711 days; our August series on internships kicks off; and what should Brian listen to or read on his summer break

Taxing Campaign

President Obama and Mitt Romney are going back and forth on their respective tax strategies. Ruben Navarette, nationally syndicated columnist and CNN contributor, talks about the latest in the pre-convention presidential campaign.

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Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner

Mathew M. Wambua, Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development, talks about the latest from the office of affordable housing, including the City's micro-units project, new investments, an online lottery, and more.

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Intern Life: What's Legal?

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, kicks off the weekly series on life as an intern and the role of internships in our economy. Today's topic: What's legal and what's not, and what rights interns have.

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On the Chick-Fil-A Backlash

Village Voice writer Steven Thrasher discusses the Chick-Fil-A boycott and what local politicians have said in response to the news that the company's CEO is against gay marriage.

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Talmud Party

Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talks about the celebration at the Meadowlands of all those who've read the Talmud, one page per day, over the last 2,711 days.

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Open Phones: What Should Brian Read or Listen to on Vacation?

Brian's off for his annual summer vacation starting tomorrow. As we do every year, we ask: What should Brian listen to or read on his trip? And please limit your suggestions to recent releases - we'll compile them below!

 Listen below to a mix of some of your picks - we'll add more as they come in.

Summer Vacation Picks from blshow on 8tracks.

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