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Dwindling Middle Class

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Friday, November 03, 2006

We reach the finish line of our 2006 Election Series, 30 Issues in 30 Days with #30: Is the Middle Class an Endangered Species in the United States and Which Party is Better Equipped to Preserve It? Also, your calls on the question, “What is a moderate?” and a reporters’ roundup of the election news out of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Tristate Triangle

Av Harris, reporter with WNPR in Connecticut
and
Tom Moran, political columnist at the Newark Star Ledger
and
Errol Cockfield, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday
- all talk about the interesting political races in the tristate area

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City Quiz

Alison Rosen, associate features editor, Time Out New York
and
Billie Cohen, contributing editor, Time Out New York
- let listeners prove their knowledge of the City

Test yourself. Take the Time Out New York Quiz

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30 Issues in 30 Days, Issue 30: The Dwindling Middle Class

Andrea Batista Schlesinger, executive director of the Drum Major Institute
and
Stephen Rose, labor economist specializing in issues related to job quality, stability, earnings, and inequality
- is the middle class disappearing, and which party is better equipped to deal with it?

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One Man's Moderate . . .

Listeners call in to define "What is a moderate?"

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