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Thursday, February 25, 2010

In the wake of a Times story published today, Governor Paterson has suspended a top aide and called for an investigation into conduct by his security detail. WNYC's Bob Hennelly breaks down what it means. Plus: The Atlantic's James Fallows discusses the Obama health care summit; Lawrence Levy on politics and the suburbs; Krista Tippett on science and spirituality; and some modern advice from Aristotle.

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James Fallows, Bob Hennelly, Lawrence Levy and Krista Tippett

Paterson Aide Suspended

In reaction to a story published in The New York Times alleging misconduct by a top aide, Governor Paterson has suspended David Johnson and called for the Attorney General to investigate the matter and the subsequent actions by his security detail. WNYC's Bob Hennelly breaks down the latest, ...

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Politics and the Suburbs: Collaboration and Contention

The February weekly series on life and politics in the suburbs continues with Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University. Today's topic: The collaborative and contentious relationship between cities and suburbs.

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Fallows on Washington

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly discusses the latest news out of Washington, including today's health care summit.

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Einstein's God

Krista Tippett, host of American Public Media's Speaking of Faith and author of Einstein's God: Conversations about Science and the Human Spirit, talks about science and spirituality.

Event: Krista Tippett in conversation with Andrew Solomon Wednesday, March 3rd, 7:00pm, New York Public Library

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Plato's Podcasts: Aristotle & Unpopularity

Mark Vernon, writer, journalist, broadcaster, academic, former priest, and the author of Plato's Podcasts: The Ancients' Guide to Modern Living, talks about how Aristotle survived unpopularity and what advice he might give today.

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February Weekly Series: Life and Politics in the Suburbs

from scorpions and centaurs

from scorpions and centaurs

Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, has been the weekly guest for the month of February. Each week, we've delved ...

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