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Friday, April 09, 2010

a global hawk drone (rennettstowe/flickr)

The U.S. military uses unmanned drones to keep soldiers out of harms way, but critics say these imprecise weapons minimize the horrors of war.  Plus, Harvard Professor Youngme Moon on being different in the business world; the current state of temporary protections status for Haitians; and a look at the New York estate tax on follow up Friday.

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Drone Warfare

Fred Kaplan, national-security columnist for and the author of 1959: The Year Everything Changed (Wiley, 2009), and George Packer, New Yorker staff writer and the author of Interesting Times: ...

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Marketing Done Different

Consumer marketing expert and Harvard Business School professor Youngme Moon talks about how companies can stand out in a saturated market and how she's practicing what she preaches in selling her new book: Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd.


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Temporary Protected Status Update

JoJo Annobil, attorney-in-charge of The Legal Aid Society Immigration Law Unit, and New York City Councilman Mathieu Eugene (D-40) give an update on the push to get Haitians to apply for Temporary Protected Status.

Are you a Haitian living in ...

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Tax Day '10

Kevin McCormally, editorial director of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, shares all you need to know about life's only other certainty.

Live Chat with Kevin McCormally Today at Noon! All Your Tax Questions Answered!

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Remembering Megan Charlop

She was the quintessential community organizer and beloved in her community. On March 17th, Megan Charlop died under the wheel of a city bus after swerving on her bicycle to avoid getting doored. David Appel, director of the Montefiore School Health Program and assistant ...

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Live Chat: Your Tax Questions Answered

Tax day is around the corner, and Kevin McCormally of Kiplinger's Finance is here to help. He'll do a live chat and try to answer your pressing tax questions, or at least point you in the right direction!

Chat goes live at 12:00 noon EST on 4/9/10. ...

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