Finding Fossil Fuels; Work/Life Tech Balance; Washington

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Friday, March 08, 2013

The push toward alternative sources of energy has been complicated by new discoveries of fossil fuels all over the world. Vince Beiser of Pacific Standard talks about oil and gas. Then, Sal Albanese on his bid to be the Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City; Joe Peta, a former Wall Street trader, talks about using his kills for sports betting. Plus: your calls on technology and the work-life balance, what you use and how you use it; and the parents whose incredible story of finding their son on the subway was featured in The New York Times tell their story, and we hear more incredible stories about families.

As Snow Falls, Are Relations in DC Thawing?

Glenn Thrush, senior White House reporter for Politico, talks about this week's news from the Beltway, from Senator Rand Paul's stand on drones, to the sequester a week in, and Obama reaching out to Republicans on a fiscal deal.


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Meet the Candidates: Sal Albanese

Sal Albanese, former teacher, city council member and Democratic mayoral hopeful, talks about his campaign, including his plans for transit.

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Open Phones: Technology and the Work/Life Balance

Today we're talking about technology and the work/life balance. How do your devices help or hinder you as you juggle your home life (maybe as a parent) and work life? What are your rules for managing technology? Call in to 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692, or leave your comment below.


→ Event: A dynamic conversation about career, family and technology. WNYC PRESENTS: HOW TECH IS CHANGING THE WAY WOMEN WORK

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Fossil Fuels Forever

Vince Beiser, senior editor at Pacific Standard, discusses his article "The Deluge," which looks at the massive amounts of oil and gas being discovered around the world.

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From Wall Street to Sports Betting

Joe Peta, Wall Street trader and sports bettor, tells how he took his hedge fund trading skills to sports betting and talks about his new book, Trading Bases: A Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball (Not Necessarily in That Order).

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Meet the Subway Daddies

You may have read the amazing story in the New York Times about Peter Mercurio and Daniel Stewart, who find a baby boy in the subway and end up adopting him. They tell their story.

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February Jobs Report Reaction

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