Homeward Bound

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Friday, February 13, 2009

US Companies are not only shipping jobs overseas, they're shipping away their employees too. Paul McDougall, senior editor at Information Week, talks about IBM's offer to relocate their employees overseas to cut down on costs. Plus, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on the state of the city and a call-in on your worst date ever. Check Out the Uncommon Economic Indicators Home Page and Add Your Story!


Paul McDougall

State of the City

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, on how the city will weather the recession.

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US housing policy

Bruce Katz, Brookings vice president and founding director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, on US housing policy and recommendations for the Obama Administration.

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Open Phones: Tale of Two Cities

An open discussion comparing NYC and DC. Which city is more powerful right now? Which city is more to blame for our nation's troubles? Comment below!

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No Vaccine Link to Autism

Shankar Vedantam, national reporter covering human behavior for the Washington Post, reviews yesterday's special court ruling that there is no link between the M.M.R. vaccine and autism.

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Project Match

Paul McDougall, senior editor at Information Week, talks about IBM's offer to move employees to India and other countries where they have a presence. Sumukha Swaminathan Ravishankar, is a listener originally from India, now living in Short Hills, NJ. She tells us what's in store for Americans ...

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Valentine's Day Meets Friday the 13th

Tomorrow is Valentine's day, but today is the unluckiest date there is. We take your calls of dates gone wrong--plus hear from WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan, creator of the website Relationship What's your worst date story ever? Comment below!

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