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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Last week, the IRS made a settlement with the Swiss bank UBS in which the identities behind 4,450 secret accounts will be released. Wall Street Journal reporter Carrick Mollenkamp gives a tax evasion update. Plus: a meet-and-greet with the third party candidate for NJ governor; the new local currency in North Brooklyn; and the meaning of the veil.

Guests:

Carrick Mollenkamp

NYC Comptroller's Race

WNYC reporter Robert Hennelly and staff reporter for the New York Daily News, Erin Einhorn talk about the candidates running to handle NYC's money. Watch Video of Last Weekend's Democratic Debate:

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UBS Releases Tax Evaders List

Wall Street Journal reporter Carrick Mollenkamp talks about his reporting on the recent IRS settlement with the Swiss bank UBS in which the identities behind 4,450 secret accounts will be released.

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Veiled Meanings

Pakistani American visual artist Asma Ahmed Shikoh talks about her work and the group exhibition - "The Seen and the Hidden: (Dis)Covering the Veil" at the Austrian Cultural Center.

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High Speed Rail Deadline

The deadline for states to receive state funding for high speed rails was yesterday. President of Smart Growth America Geoff Anderson talks about why high speed rails are important.

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NJ 2009: Independent

Independent candidate for New Jersey governor Chris Daggett makes his pitch as a third party candidate and talks about his Sierra Club endorsement.

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Brooklyn's Own Currency

Co-founder of the Brooklyn Torch Project Mary Jeys talks about launching the Brooklyn Torch, a local currency that will circulate in North Brooklyn. Help design Brooklyn's new currency! Tell us what you think it should look like below, or submit your design to the folks at Brooklyn ...

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