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Monday, April 07, 2008

If the State Legislature approves congestion pricing by midnight tonight, the city will be eligible for $350 million in federal assistance. We’ll go live to Albany for the latest. Plus: Talking Points Memo blogger Josh Marshall on how he--and his readers—uncovered the politically motivated firings of U.S. attorneys, and I Was Told There’d Be Cake author Sloane Crosley.


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Guests:

Sloane Crosley and Josh Marshall

Congestion Pricing: Gridlocked

If the state legislature approves the congestion pricing bill by midnight tonight, the city will be eligible for $350 million in federal assistance. Deborah Glick, New York State Assemblymember, discusses the latest in the Albany debate.

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Speaking of Slush Funds

WNYC's Bob Hennelly takes a look at the scandal erupting over City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's practice of budgeting funds for non-existent non-profit groups.

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Paging Dorothy Parker

I Was Told There'd Be Cake author Sloane Crosley on surviving a bridetatorship, working with butterflies, and being a vegetarian--yet craving sushi.

Sloane Crosley will be reading at 7pm tonight at the Tribeca Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren Street.

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A Reporter of Many

Blogger (and George Polk Award winner) Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo, was honored for his readers' uncovering the U.S. Attorneys firings. He talks politics and crowd-sourcing.

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Heavy Thinking

More and more college students are choosing Philosophy as their major. David Schrader, Executive Director of the American Philosophical Association, offers his thoughts on why and what they do with their degrees after graduation.

And, we want to hear from you. Did you major in Philosophy? Was ...

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Share and Share Alike?

Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace columnist for the New York Times and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, talks about the lawsuits that baristas are bringing against Starbucks over that company's tipping policy.

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Sloane Crosley




Sloane Crosley

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I Was Told There'd Be Cake author Sloane Crosley on the Brian Lehrer Show, 4/07/08 talked about surviving a bridetatorship, working with butterflies, ...

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