Race Matters

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Monday, October 27, 2008

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with Issue number 26: Race: Affirmative Action and Beyond. Princeton University professor and cultural theorist, Cornel West, gives his take on why race matters and how the election will affect race relations in America. Plus, New York Times columnists Gail Collins and David Brooks continue their ongoing conversation about the presidential election.

This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Urban Policy: Who is the best President for NY and NJ?

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David Brooks, Gail Collins and Dr. Cornel West

Monday Morning Politics

Gail Collins and David Brooks, both op-ed columnists for the New York Times , continue their election conversation begun on the paper's Campaign Stops blog.

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Take Two of Nothing and Call Me In the Morning

Franklin Miller and Ezekiel Emanuel, chair and senior faculty at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center discuss the medical ethics of prescribing placebos and withholding information from patients. The study appears in the current issue of BMJ.

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Early and Often, Or At Least Early

Tova Wang, vice president for research for Common Cause, on why voting early may be the way to ensure your vote is counted.

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30 Issues: Race, Beyond Affirmative Action

Charles Blow, New York Times's visual Op-Ed columnist, and Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center and author of America Against the World : How We Are Different and Why We Are Disliked (Times Books, 2006), review American attitudes toward race, ...

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