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Monday, January 04, 2010

Lewis Maltby, author of Can They Do That? Retaking Our Fundamental Rights in the Workplace, talks about personal rights in the workplace and existing laws, which he believes often side with the employer. Plus ABC News senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper reviews the weekend political news, including the latest efforts to reconcile the house and senate healthcare bills. Plus, the first call-in of the new year - selected by you, the listeners.

Guests:

Lewis Maltby and Jake Tapper

New Year New Politics

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Bob Hennelly discuss the recent elections, expectations for 2010 and what’s up next in New York and New Jersey.

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Estate Tax Lapse

The estate tax, sometimes dubbed 'the death tax', is no longer in effect for 2010. Daniel Gross, senior editor at Newsweek and columnist at Slate, discusses the policy and politics of the estate tax.

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Jake Tapper on National Politics

Heath care and national security are at the top of the list in Washington. Jake Tapper, senior White House correspondent for ABC News, discusses efforts to reconcile the House and Senate health care bills and Homeland Security's new airport safety measures.

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Rights in the Workplace

Lewis Maltby, author of Can They Do That? Retaking Our Fundamental Rights in the Workplace, talks about personal rights in the workplace and existing laws, which he believes often side with the employer.

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First 2010 Call-In: Your Sacrifices

We asked you two weeks ago for your suggestions for the first call in of 2010.

Today's topic suggested by Richard in Manhattan: What would you as an American be willing to sacrifice to make to make the world a better place? Comment below!

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