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Thursday, April 01, 2010

Happy Census Day! We are celebrating by looking at the direct ways in which the Census affects funding for everything from parks to hospitals. Plus: Google’s roll in China with Chinese blogger and writer Huang Hung; And, our April weekly guest: New York Times’ Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin.

Guests:

Huang Hung and Andrew Revkin

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Money from the Census

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Corporate Votes

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor for Slate.com, and Martin Gold, a lawyer for the Chamber of Commerce, discuss the April 1st [!] Supreme Court ruling following up on the Citizens United case. In a decision in the Chamber of Commerce V. Federal Election Commission case, the nation's top court ...

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