Banking on Regulation

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Monday, October 13, 2008

As turmoil continues in the world’s financial markets, 30 Issues in Thirty Days continues with the topic of banking regulation and the candidates’ responses to the crisis. Plus, should restaurants handle the math when it comes to tipping? This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Health Care.
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30 Issues: Fixing the Economy

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Open Phones: Free Speech and Responsibility

The United Federation of Teachers is suing New York City for what it considers inhibiting the free speech of the city's teachers. Recently, the city banned teachers wearing political buttons in the classroom, urging an environment of political neutrality. So, what's the line between free speech and abuse of ...

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The Tipping Point

Paul Wachter from New York Times Magazine hashes out the benefits and detriments of mandatory tipping.

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