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Monday, October 12, 2009

We talk to environmental journalist Amanda Little about her new book, Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells--Our Ride to the Renewable Future. Also, Steven Camarata, joins us for 30 Issues in 30 Days when we talk about immigration in the Garden State. Plus, demanding health coverage, education in China and the Washington roundup.

30 Issues in 30 Days: See the Schedule!

Guests:

Steven Camarata and Amanda Little

Washington Round-Up: Gay Rights, Health Care, Peace Prize

Ken Walsh, chief White House correspondent for U.S.News & World Report, reviews the latest on the health care reform, Afghanistan, gay rights and the Nobel Prize.

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Comparing Education in China to the U.S.

Creativity versus Test-taking? Yong Zhao, professor at the College of Education at Michigan State University compares the Chinese and American education systems with his new book Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization.

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The Road to Renewable Energy

Environmental journalist Amanda Little discusses her new book, Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells--Our Ride to the Renewable Future

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Discussion, Q&A, and book signing: October 14th at the New York Public Library on Mulberry Street at 6:30PM.

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Star-Ledger for Daggett

Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and Law at Montclair State University, talks about the Star-Ledger editorial board's endorsement of independent candidate Chris Daggett in the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

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30 Issues Day 16: NJ Immigration

Steven Camarata, director of research at the Center for Immigration Studies, and David Caicedo, president of the board of directors of Wind of the Spirit, an immigrant resource center based in Morristown, talk about the gubernatorial candidates' position on immigration issues.

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Demanding Health Coverage

Playwright and MoveOn activist Dawn Smith discusses her struggle with a health insurance company that refused to cover treatment for her developing brain tumor.

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