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Thursday, December 04, 2008

Khaled Hosseini, author of two best-selling novels set in Afghanistan, talks about his role as a Goodwill Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Also, Fortune columnist and “Left, Right & Center” host Matt Miller explains how he “stopped worrying and learned to love trillion dollar deficits.”

Guests:

Khaled Hosseini and Matt Miller

Ravitch Report

Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi and Tri-State Transportation Campaign executive director Kate Slevin will react to the Ravitch Commission proposals on the MTA.

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Finance Guidance

The weekly December guest, Ramit Sethi, founder of iwillteachyoutoberich.com, a blog on personal finance and entrepreneurship, gives tips on how to approach your finances in this down economy.

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Deficit Dove

Matt Miller, columnist for Fortune, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, host of KCRW’s Left, Right & Center and the author of the forthcoming The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity (Times Books, 2009) ...

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Goodwill to All

Khaled Hosseini, U.S. envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and author of A Thousand Splendid Suns and The Kite Runner, talks about his second novel and his work with the UNHCR in Afghanistan.

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Ravitch Commission News Conference

WNYC reporter Matthew Schuerman discusses the plan for East River tolls and company payroll taxes to keep MTA viable. Question of the Day:Are you a Brooklyn resident? Would you be willing to pay east river tolls to help the MTA budget crunch? Comment below!

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