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Monday, September 29, 2008

Lawmakers reached a tentative agreement on a bailout plan over the weekend, but what exactly will it bring? And, education may have faded into the background recently, but Barack Obama and John McCain still have ambitious plans for reform. Thirty Issues in Thirty Days continues with a discussion on K-12 policy. Plus, Mia Farrow and Nobel Peace Prize laureates Jody Williams and Wangari Maathai on the conflicts in Darfur and Burma. This Friday is our next 30 Issues Wiki: Immigration Policy. Collaborate with others to produce the segment here!

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Mia Farrow, Wangari Maathai and Jody Williams

Bailout Plan Before The House

Lawmakers spent most of the weekend finalizing the details of the emergency bailout plan. The compromised proposal is now before the House, and looks to face a tough road to approval. Diane Brady, senior editor at Business Week, discusses the current state of the bailout deal with Adam Davidson, NPR ...

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Group Project: Details of The EESA

The financial services committee has posted the full Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 online here for all to read. Have you had a chance to go through it? What are the devils or angels in the details? What are the most important features of the proposal? If ...

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Darfur/Burma

Nobel Peace Prize laureates Jody Williams, Wangari Maathai and actress Mia Farrow talk about their new report on Darfur and Burma.

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30 Issues: Education Policy

Geoffrey Canada, the man behind the Harlem Children's Zone and Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America and education writer for the New York Times Magazine, discuss the most pressing education needs in the US today. ...

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Paul Tough and Geoffrey Canada



Paul Tough and Geoffrey Canada

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Geoffrey Canada, the man behind the Harlem Children's Zone and Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: ...

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