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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Consumer rights pioneer Ralph Nader says "Only the Super-rich Can Save Us!” – at least that’s the title of his new novel. Is it satire or a change of heart for the citizens rights activist and former presidential candidate? Plus, urban policy and the documentary series Brick City, about Newark, NJ. 30 Issues in 30 Days: Vote, Contribute to the Wiki, and See the Schedule Here!

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Ralph Nader

Global Climate

Barbara Finamore, a senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the founder and director of their China program, and Jake Schmidt, international climate policy director at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), review the world leaders' speeches on climate change initiatives at the ...

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Obama's UN Speech

Nadia Bilbassy-Charters, senior news correspondent for Middle East Broadcasting Center television, and Lane Greene, international correspondent for The Economist magazine, talk about Obama's first speech in the U.N. and the U.N. General Assembly meeting.

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Ralph Nader's Utopia

Ralph Nader, politician and author of Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us, talks about how the rich can save the world. Event: Ralph Nader will be speaking at the Union Square Barnes and Noble tonight at 7pm.

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30 Issues Day 3: Newark and New Jersey Urban Policy

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a discussion of New Jersey urban policy. Marc Levin is co-director of Brick City, a five-part documentary about Newark airing on the Sundance Channel September 21st-25th. Jayda a former gang member and current community organizer, is featured heavily in the documentary, as ...

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