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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a conversation about taxes, tax fairness, and who should pay what. Hear two takes from Andrea Louise Campbell, professor of political science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Bruce Bartlett, an economic advisor to Reagan and George H.W. Bush, Jack Kemp and Ron Paul. Plus: whether the NFL replacement referees will actually turn off football viewers; an update on the contentious U.S. Senate races; and a cultural analysis of how we line up.

U.S. Senate Races Heating Up

Politico political reporter, Dave Catanese, discusses the contentious U.S. Senate races in states like Massachusetts, Florida, Virginia -- and what they could mean for the balance of power in Congress.

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The Impact of the NFL Lockout

The use of replacement refs in the NFL has led to controversial calls and unhappy viewers. But will it cut into the leagues revenue? Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk discusses whether the diminished quality will lead to lost revenue for the NFL.

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Open Phones: UN Dignitary Tour

It's UN General Assembly week in New York, which means that there are hundreds of dignitaries visiting from around the world. Immigrants, where would you take your home-county's leader? Suggest a spot, tell us what you'd do, and add your pick to our interactive map below!

30 Issues: Tax Cuts vs. Tax Reform

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: How individual and corporate taxes — and potential changes to their rates and distribution -- impact the economy. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

 

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How We Line Up

Benjamen Walker radio producer and host of "Too Much Information" on WFMU, discusses his BBC documentary "Waiting in Line in America," which explores the social science of lines and waiting.

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