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Monday, March 29, 2010

When we count heads for the census, there can be wide reaching effects. Andrew Beveridge, professor of sociology at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, looks at what the census will mean for future redistricting. Plus, how capitalism can put America back on top, if we let it; checking in on Albany budget struggles; and famous New York transplants and their first experiences with the Big Apple.

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Andrew Beveridge

D.C. Politics

White House correspondent for Time Michael Scherer discusses the weekend's political rundown, including the President's visit to Afghanistan.

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Albany Update

The deadline for New York State’s budget is April 1st. Daily News Albany bureau chief Ken Lovett looks at the likelihood of an on-time budget and the differences between the Senate, Assembly, and Governor’s versions.

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Predicting Redistricting

Professor of sociology at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, Andrew Beveridge, talks about the Census and what it will mean for the upcoming redistricting.

Just Launched! "10 Questions That Count" Census Home Page

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The Road from Ruin

Author Matthew Bishop, New York bureau chief of The Economist, discusses his new book, The Road from Ruin: How to Revive Capitalism and Put America Back on Top. The book is co-authored by Michael Green.

Event: Matthew will sit on a panel on our financial direction alongside ...

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The Pope

David Gibson, journalist for PoliticsDaily.com and author of the biography The Rule Of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI And His Battle With The Modern World, discusses the recent news about the Pope's involvement in sex abuse cases.

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First Day in the City

New York Magazine’s senior editor David Haskell edited the book My First New York, a collection of the stories of notable NYC transplants and their first experience in the city. Contributors Nate Silver, of fivethirtyeight.com, and Andre Aciman talk about their “first New Yorks”.

How did you meet New ...

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