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Monday, February 23, 2009

New York Times Op-Ed columnist, Frank Rich, offers his insights into the battles that rage on in Washington about how to fix the economy. Plus, Rev. Floyd Flake on black America in the era of Obama; how New York City branded its way through the recession in the 1970’s; and crowdsourcing lunch. Post your ideas for great brown bag lunches and read the other ideas here!

Guests:

Rev. Floyd Flake and Frank Rich

Rich In Opinion

Frank Rich, New York Times op-ed columnist and the author of The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth From 9/11 to Katrina (Penguin, 2006), offers his insight into the Washington battles over the stimulus bill and the economy.

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Branding Away the Recession

Miriam Greenberg, assistant professor of sociology at UC Santa Cruz and author of Branding New York: How a City in Crisis was Sold to the World talks about how New York branded itself through the recession in the 1970s.

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Flake and McWhorter

Rev. Floyd Flake Pastor, The Greater Allen A.M.E.Cathedral of New York, and John McWhorter, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute, discuss the Obama presidency, the stimulus bill, and other matters.

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YUEI: Pets at Risk

We've gotten several submissions to the Uncommon Economic Indicators series about the effect the recession is having on pets. Stephen L. Zawistowski, Executive Vice President of ASPCA programs and Science Advisor, serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee of Humane Farm Animal Care and the World Society for the ...

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Crowdsourcing: Lunch

Kathy Chan blogs at A Passion for Food and contributes to Serious Eats and Midtown Lunch. She looks at the BLS lunch project and offers a few ideas of her own for tasty packable lunches.

Post your ideas for great brown bag lunches and read ...

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