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Monday, June 08, 2009

Six states have made it legal for same-sex couples to marry. State Senator Liz Krueger wants to make New York the seventh, but there’s fierce opposition—namely from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz. Also: State Senator Daniel Squadron talks about his push to bring a residential parking permit system to New York City, and writer/philosopher Alain de Botton on the ecstasy—and the agony—of the workplace.

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Ruben Diaz, Liz Krueger, Daniel Squadron and Alain de Botton

Crunchtime in Albany: Gay Marriage

A weeklong series looking at the important legislation likely to be voted on before the session ends later this month. Today: Gay Marriage. Ruben Diaz, New York State Senator (D-32nd Bronx) and Pentecostal minister, explains why he’s taking the lead against gay marriage. Then, Liz Krueger, ...

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Developing News

WNYC reporter Matthew Schuerman updates news about real estate around the city -- from Atlantic Yards to the Highline.

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SCOTUS Decisions

The Supreme court has just handed down a series of key decisions. Slate's Dahlia Lithwick has the latest.

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Live to Work/Work to Live

We spend much of our adult lives at work--yet what makes employment meaningful is not well understood. Alain de Botton, writer, philosopher, and author of The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, takes a look at the modern idea that you can do well by doing good.


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You Down With RPP?

State Senator Daniel Squadron talks about why he wants to bring a residential parking permit system to New York City. Jay Rowell, deputy director of the Chicago City Clerk's office, and Judson True, spokesperson for the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority, discuss how it works ...

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