Affordable Care Act; Scott Stringer; Long Marriages

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) is applauded after signing the Affordable Health Care for America Act during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House (Getty Images)

Buzzfeed's Kate Nocera updates us on the latest news on the Affordable Care Act. Then: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer on his campaign to be the next comptroller of New York City. Plus: calls from listeners in long marriages; adapting to the changing workplace; and women farmers are on the rise.

News on the Affordable Healthcare Act

The Obama administration announced a delay in the provision requiring larger businesses to cover their employees under Obamacare, but many other parts of the plan are moving forward. Kate Nocera, BuzzFeed reporter, talks about the latest on the healthcare reform package, and her reporting on the Freelancers Union position.

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Scott Stringer: Candidate for Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer talks about his newly announced competition for the office of NYC Comptroller and his plans for the office.

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How Did You Stay Married?

Elizabeth in Washington Heights says her husband is not her best friend. "He's a really good friend, and he's my almost everything."

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Egypt, Islamism, and Democracy

In another bloody day in Egypt, over 50 pro-Morsi Islamist protesters were killed by military forces. Meanwhile, the interim leader laid out a political transition plan. Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and author of Obama and the Middle East: The End of America's Moment?, discusses the recent events in Egypt, and how the Islamist world is reacting.

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The Changing Workplace

Co-Founders of Nextspace and co-authors of Rise of the Naked Economy: How to Benefit from the Changing Workplace, Ryan Coonerty and Jeremy Neuner, advise employees and employers on how to adapt to the changing workplace.

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From Glass Ceiling to Grass Ceiling: Women Take Back the Farm

This interview originally aired live on July 9, 2013. An edited version was re-broadcast as part of a best-of show timed for Labor Day on September 2, 2013.

Journalist Lori Rotenberk talks about the spike in the number of women farmers over the past twenty years, and why so many women are turning their backs on the corporate world and picking up the spade.


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