Money Matters, Still

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Nick Paumgarten, staff writer for The New Yorker, looks at the origins of the financial crisis and forecasts how the collapse will – or won’t - change the financial landscape. Citicorp chairman Dick Parsons discusses the future of mega banks in the aftermath of the stress test. Also, whether insurance co-pays impact medical care and City Council member Tony Avella, candidate for mayor. Digesting Politics is Back!


Tony Avella, Dick Parsons and Nick Paumgarten

Assembly Passes Gay Marriage Bill

NYS Assemblywoman Deborah Glick (D- 66th Assembly District) discusses last night's passage of a same-sex marriage bill.

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New York City Councilman and candidate for Mayor Tony Avella (D-19) discusses the upcoming mayoral race and his current legislative priorities.

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Stress Testing

With analysts now weighting in on the “critical” banking stress tests, Dick Parsons, chairman of Citigroup, offers his perspective on how the stress tests will impact the future of banks, including his own.

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"Debt, Greed, Hubris"

Nick Paumgarten, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, looks at the origins and impact of the financial crisis in this week's New Yorker. His summation: "debt, greed, hubris."

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It Hurts When I...Sign for My Co-Pay

Lynne Enman tells how expensive co-pays mean she may have to stop treatment for chronic arthritis next week. Patrick VanBeveren, legislative director for the New York Physical Therapy Association, explains why physical therapists want New York State to designate them as primary care physicians as it pertains to co-pays ...

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Susanne Freidberg, associate professor of geography at Darmouth College and author of Fresh: A Perishable History, explains how our desire for “freshness” has impacted our technology, community, and environment.

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