Personal Space

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Between spring cleaning and a looming tax deadline, it’s a good time to get that home office in shape. New York Times reporter Sara Rimer shares her quest for an organized home office and solution she found. Plus: the treatment of high value detainees in the war on terror; checking in on the economic picture around the world; falling rents; and Ron Darling dissects pitching.


Ron Darling and Sara Rimer

Your Rental Report

It's the first of the month - are you writing a smaller rent check, or are you packing your bags for a cheaper space? Lockhart Steele, editor of, discusses how New York City renters are finding deals as rates drop. What do you think? Are ...

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A Friend In Albany?

Then, Barbara Ross, staff writer for the Daily News, discusses how Albany lawmakers aren't making as much progress to protect tenants as some would hope.

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A Terrorist’s Tale

Mark Danner, frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and author of Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror, traces the story of Abu Zubaydah and other U.S. detainees, drawing on a confidential ICRC report.

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Around the World

Corriere della Sera columnist Beppe Severgnini, foreign editor for The Times of South Africa, Jackie May, and Mint editor Sukumar Ranganathan share their reaction to President Obama’s op-ed piece that ran in newspapers around the world, as well as the upcoming G-20 summit.

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Fan Darling

SNY TV analyst and former Mets pitcher Ron Darling recently authored The Complete Game: Reflections on Baseball, Pitching, and Life on the Mound. He talks about his time with the Mets--and the sport today.

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Personal Space

When it comes to home offices, there's no one-size-fits-all organizational strategy. But how do you figure out if you're a file cabinet person or a bin person? New York Times reporter Sara Rimer talks about how she tamed her home office with the help of certified interior designer ...

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