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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson talks about why he’s running for president on the Libertarian ticket and which issues he thinks the two main parties aren’t addressing appropriately. Plus: NPR’s Mara Liasson previews tonight’s presidential debate, the second of three; 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at what the candidates say about China; NYU professor Stephen Duncombe on his project to create a web-based, open source edition of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia; and a preview of the fall theater season.

Debate Preview: Take Two

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, previews tonight's "town hall-style" presidential debate.

What advice would you give Obama and Romney in advance of tonight's debates?

→ Watch the Debates With WNYC: Pre-Debate Special at 8pm Tonight | Video and Live Chat | Play Debate Bingo!

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30 Issues: China

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: What is the future of U.S.-China relations? Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations

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Gary Johnson on his Presidential Bid

Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico and Libertarian Party nominee for president, discusses his 2012 bid and the important issues of the day.

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The Open Utopia

Stephen Duncombe, associate professor at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, talks about his project to create a web-based, open source edition of Sir Thomas More's Utopia.

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New Season: Theater

David Cote, theater editor for Time Out New York, previews the fall theater season, including a revival of "Annie." Theater fans, what shows are you looking forward to? Post your picks here!

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Ask Me Anything on Reddit Wednesday at 1pm!

(Update: Great chat! Read the AMA transcript to see the conversation, and we'll do another one soon.)

Brian is doing an Ask Me Anything on Reddit Wednesday at 1pm. Check out the thread here - post and upvote questions about news, politics, WNYC, the NY/NJ area...anything!

30 Issues Data: China Sentiment Map

As part of the Brian Lehrer Show's 30 Issues in 30 Days series, the WNYC Data News team is designing interactive visualizations, tools and graphics to illuminate the data behind the issues. Join the full conversation on the U.S. relationship with China here.

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