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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Craig Newmark, founder of the eponymous list is an advocate of radical, innovative democracy. He'll be part of the Personal Democracy Forum" at Lincoln Center next week. Fareed Zakaria discusses his new CNN program, Fareed Zakaria GPS which covers international affairs from a global perspective, and John Cage meets Grandmaster Flash in the trip-hop turn-tabling of DJ Spooky.


Craig Newmark, DJ Spooky and Fareed Zakaria

A Walk in the Park (Avenue)

On three Saturdays this summer, New Yorkers can stroll, skate, or cycle along traffic free streets. Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, explains the city's experimental Summer Streets initiative.

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Open Phones: Bloomberg Report Card

Mayor Bloomberg's approval ratings are up. We want to hear from you: What grade would you give him? How do you think he's doing?

Comment below!

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A List Apart

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, talks about personal democracy, peer-to-peer communication, and his pursuits beyond Craigslist.

Craig Newmark will take part in the Personal Democracy Forum at Lincoln Center next week.

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Esoteric Hip-Hop

Musician, conceptual artist and writer DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) looks at composition and digital media in his new book/cd Sound Unbound.

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Rising Overhead

As more airlines prepare to institute the baggage fee, overhead space will become even more contested. Wall Street Journal travel editor and Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney explains the new pricing structure--and talks about why airlines will be using "carry-on baggage police."

Will the new luggage fees ...

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Where in the World is Fareed Zakaria?

Fareed Zakaria, Newsweek columnist, host of Fareed Zakaria GPS and the author of The Post-American World, weighs in on world news.

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DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) appeared on the Brian Lehrer Show on June 17, 2008. He discussed the history of sampling and the mix ...


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