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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Former Army Captain Craig Mullaney studied first at West Point and then at Oxford. But was that the right education to lead troops into battle? Also: dissecting New Jersey’s “doomsday” budget, and economist Simon Johnson returns with a look at Eastern European economies.

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EFCA Efficacy

The Congressional debate over the Employee Free Choice Act is now in full swing. Christian Dorsey of the Economic Policy Institute and James Sherk of the Heritage Foundation assess the bill's future and the effects on American workers.

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Doomsday Budget

New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine's 2010 budget has to close a $7 billion shortfall. How will he do it? John Reitmeyer, a reporter in the Record's Trenton bureau, talks about the governor's plan for shared sacrifice.

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Holi Days

Today is the Indian celebration of Holi. Vishal Gupta, president of the Hindu Students Council, talks about how Holi is celebrated.

See photos of Holi from Flickr.
Watch the Holi Song “Rang Barse” on Youtube.

Are you celebrating? ...

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March (Economic) Madness

Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and co-founder of The Baseline Scenario blog, focuses on a different facet of the economic crisis each week in March. ...

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Soldier's Education

Craig Mullaney, former United States Army captain, West Point graduate, Rhodes scholar and the author of The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education, talks about his new memoir and the ongoing war in Afghanistan.

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