Good Enough

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Friday, February 05, 2010

St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village is in dire financial straits. Hear City Council Speaker Christine Quinn discuss the fate of the hospital now that Continuum Health Partners' buyout offer is off the table. Plus, allegations of police abuse in public housing; pooling Haiti relief efforts; the ongoing fallout at Toyota; author Lori Gottlieb on her new book, Marry Him; and the myth of the gifted child.


Lori Gottlieb and Christine Quinn

St. Vincent's

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and New York Times reporter Anemona Hartocollis discuss the fate of St. Vincent's Hospital, given their dire finances and the withdrawal of Continuum Health Partners' takeover offer.

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Housing Project Abuse

The NAACP and Legal Aid are bringing a suit against the city over abusive policing practices in public housing. Christina Swarns, director of the Criminal Justice Project at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, discusses the case with John Johnson, who sits on the NYCHA task force ...

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Author Lori Gottlieb says women should marry Mr. Good Enough in her new book, Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough. She says "settling" makes sense now more than ever -- and talks about why her book has caused such an uproar.

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Pooling Resources

Peter Bell, senior research fellow at Harvard University's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, and former president of CARE and Melinda Miles, co-founder of Konpay- Working Together for Haiti and spokeswoman for the newly-formed Haiti Response Coalition, which represents 25 smaller groups with on-the-ground operations, discuss the idea ...

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Toyota Recall Latest

Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Linebaugh talks about Toyota’s latest problems.

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(Too) Early Testing

Jennifer Senior, contributing editor to New York Magazine, disputes the value of intelligence testing for 4-year-olds in "The Myth of the Gifted Child." She's joined by Samuel J. Meisels, president of Chicago’s Erikson Institute.

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