President Bush participates in a secure video teleconference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Jan. 4, 2007
In his prime time speech, President Bush called for an increase in US troops in Iraq. We'll get military analysis of the new strategy and get a response from local members of Congress. Also: a call-in for parents who adopted as a first choice.
Frederick Kagan, scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Insitute, former professor of military history at West Point then Colonel Sam Gardiner, retired Air Force colonel, has taught strategy and military operations at the National War College - offer analysis of the President's speech
Eric Cadora, director and co-founder of the Justice Mapping Center and Eddie Ellis, host of On the Count, a show about criminal justice on WBAI, director of Prison Ministry at New York's historic Riverside Church - why criminal justice is a neighborhood issue ...
Today's guests Eric Cadora and Eddie Ellis argue that crime is a neighborhood issue. The Justice Mapping Center created these maps which show, on a block-by-block basis, how much the State spends on incarceration.
It's your neighborhood, your city, your country, your world, and now your website. Brian Lehrer delves into the issues and links them to real life. Join the conversation: Tweet @brianlehrer, post on our comments page, or call 212-433-WNYC. Meet the staff »
Best Practices: Citi Bike, Teaching, Office AC, and Queens Tech Jobs
Citi Bike hopes to expand its reach and shore up its finances. WNYC Transportation Reporter Kate Hinds talks about the bike-share program’s plan to achieve both of those goals. Plus: a review of the latest news on the upcoming midterm elections; the best ways to teach teachers how to teach; an explanation of why the AC makes your office feel aggressively cold, even on hot summer days; and Jukay Hsu, founder of the Coalition for Queens, discusses his plan for the borough to become a hub for tech jobs.
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