Anthony Weiner; Women in AA; Open Phones on Egyptian Protests

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Anthony Weiner is here to discuss the latest in his campaign to be the Democratic nominee for mayor. Plus: Patricia Williams, Columbia University Law School professor and columnist for The Nation magazine updates us on the George Zimmerman trial that is underway in Florida; violent offenders and vulnerable women mix at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings; and we open the phones to Egyptian-Americans to hear thoughts on the anti-Morsi protests and the ultimatum he was given by the army.  

Anthony Weiner: Candidate for Mayor

Former NY Congressman and candidate for the Democratic mayoral nomination Anthony Weiner discusses his candidacy, and the key issues on the campaign trail from the calls for an NYPD Inspector General to his call to make all city contracts public.

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Zimmerman Trial Update

Patricia Williams, Columbia University Law School professor and columnist for The Nation magazine, shares her observations of the Zimmerman trial, underway in Florida, over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. 

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Understanding Women and Alcoholics Anonymous

Gabrielle Glaser, journalist and author of Her Best Kept Secret: Why Women Drink—And How They Can Regain Control discusses how one violent offender took advantage of the organization to target vulnerable women within the community.

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Open Phones: Egyptians on the Anti-Morsi Protests

We open the phones for Egyptian listeners to discuss the latest protests against President Morsi. What kind of reflections do you have on his election now? How do you feel about having this elected president hand over power to the military?

Call 212-433-WNYC, or leave a comment below.

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Open Phones: Women Voters and the Mayoral Race

As a woman voter, is your vote Christine Quinn's to lose?  How much value do you place on having a woman in charge at City Hall versus other factors when deciding which candidate to support?  Call us at 212-433-9692, 212-433-WNYC, or comment here.


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Open Phones: Have You Changed Your Mind?

Have you had a change of heart recently about any of the big issues of the day? Did you change your mind on same-sex marriage or the NYPD's use of stop and frisk? What about the NSA leaker Edward Snowden or the mayoral race? Or have you become ambivalent about something you used to feel strongly one way or the other about? Call us up at 212-433-9692 or comment here. 

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