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Monday, February 02, 2009

Hear how local unions are handling the recession with Michael Fishman, president of SEIU Local 32BJ, and Stanley Aronowitz, professor of sociology at the Graduate Center of CUNY. Plus, why male circumcision helps in the prevention of HIV/AIDS; and, the second round of inductees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Check Out the Uncommon Economic Indicators Home Page and Add Your Story!


Stanley Aronowitz and Michael Fishman

Senate Stimulus

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) discusses the economic recovery package in the U.S. Senate.

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Washington Week

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and the autor of The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power (Harmony, 2009), looks at the ongoing debate over the stimulus package, TARP II and other news from Washington.

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First Week

Jennifer Dlouhy, correspondent for Hearst Newspapers and the Times Union, talks about Kirsten Gillibrand's first week in the Senate.

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Dr. David Serwadda, dean of the Makerere University School of Public Health and the director of the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda, and Dr. Jordan Tappero, acting deputy director for the CDC Global AIDS program and former Global AIDS program director for ...

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The Future of New York City Labor

Mike Fishman, president of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, representing more than 100,000 property service workers, and Stanley Aronowitz, distinguished professor of sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of Against Schooling: For an Education That Matters (Paradigm Publishers, ...

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Listener Call-In: Is "Broker " a Dirty Word?

Is the term “Broker” now a job title to be sneered at? Do you work in the financial sector and find that people are not so kind when they learn what you do for a living? If you work in investments, tell us how you are being treated in this ...

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NJ Hall of Fame 2008

This year's crop of inductees to the New Jersey Hall of fame were announced this morning. Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman of Weird New Jersey, who are also on the voting panel, discuss the picks. Who do you want in the New Jersey Hall of Fame? ...

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