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Thursday, January 28, 2010

President Obama delivered his first State of the Union speech last night. Former senior advisor to the McCain ’08 campaign, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their analysis of the speech. Plus, schizophrenia and race; your calls on the State of the Union; spoiling your kids; and Apple’s iPad reveal.

Guests:

Melissa Harris-Perry and Douglas Holtz-Eakin

SOTU Reaction

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former senior advisor to the McCain 2008 campaign, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton University, offer their reactions to last night's State of the Union address.

Do you feel better about what the president has done on the economy, ...

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Bad Parent: Spoiled Rotten

The "Bad Parent" column on the parenting website Babble.com delves into the unspoken realities of being a parent. Rufus Griscom, founder of Babble.com, returns weekly in January with a taboo-smashing discussion. This week: Is spoiling your kids such a bad thing?

Do you spoil your ...

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SOTU Follow-up: Energy Policy

Senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and founder of the blog ClimateProgress.org Joseph Romm; and David Kreutzer, Senior Policy Analyst in Energy Economics and Climate Change at the Heritage Foundation, discuss the energy and climate elements of last night's State of the Union address, ...

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Schizophrenia and Race

Dr. Jonathan Metzl, associate professor of psychiatry and women's studies and director of the Culture, Health, and Medicine Program at University of Michigan, talks about his new book, The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease and provides a cautionary tale of how anxieties about race continue to ...

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The Tablet

Apple introduced its much-anticipated new tablet device yesterday. Virginia Heffernan, The Medium columnist for The New York Times Magazine, and Peter Rojas, co-founder of gdgt.com, answer the question: Does the iPad live up to all the hype?

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January Weekly Series: Bad Parent

from Pierre Bedat

from Pierre Bedat

 

Rufus Griscom, the founder of Babble.com, has been the weekly guest for the month of January. Each week we delved into one of the parenting taboos highlighted on the taboo-smashing ...

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