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Thursday, August 27, 2009

The state of Utah is experimenting with a four-day workweek and, guess what? It’s working. Bryan Walsh of Time explains why. Plus, the Lifehacking series continues with tips on how to collaborate with others efficiently; why (most) humans aren’t as fast as animals; and analysis of the first mayoral debate.


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Mayoral Debate Wrap-Up

Bob Hardt, executive producer and political director for NY1 news, and Gerson Borrero, columnist at El Diario La Prensa and columnist at, provide analysis after last night's Democratic mayoral debate.

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Campaigning for Muslim School Holidays

Hesham El-Meligy of the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays, argues Eid al-Adha and Eid al- Fitr should be added to the public school calendar. The city council agrees, but Mayor Bloomberg is reluctant to add holidays to the school year.

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Lifehacking 101: Collaboration

Kevin Purdy, senior editor at Lifehacker and weekly guest for the month of August, helps listeners be more productive in the digital age. This week: how to collaborate with co-workers, on-line and in meetings. Comment below with you collaboration tips!

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Four Days a Week

Time Magazine staff writer Bryan Walsh writes about Utah's successful experiment with a 4-day workweek, then NYS Assemblyman Mike Gianaris (D-36, Queens) talks about why he wants the 4-day workweek instituted in New York State.

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Asbury Park Under Construction

William J. Ward, attorney and author of the New Jersey Eminent Domain Law blog, and Paul McEvily, associate executive director of Interfaith Neighbors discuss halted development, eminent domain and Asbury Park.

Halted Development Map: Help pin-point more!

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Bolt vs Cheetah

Cameron Stracher, publisher of the New York Law School Law Review at work on a book about the 1970s and the running boom, talks about the differences between human and animal runners.

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2009 30 Issues In 30 Days Nominating Process


Note: The Nominating Process is Over. We're on to stage two: Voting!

Once again, we're asking you to help produce our election series 30 Issues in 30 Days, this time focusing on the New York Mayoral race and the ...


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