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End of the Lines

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Monday, June 28, 2010

The “V” and “W” subway lines and 38 bus routes are no more.  Subway and bus riders affected by the service cutbacks share their Monday morning commuting stories, plus the latest on budget negotiations in Albany; remaking capitalism; and the day’s Supreme Court decisions.

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Budget or Bust

WNYC political reporter Azi Paybarah offers the latest on budget negotiations in Albany.

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Your Monday Morning Commute, Post-Cuts

WNYC reporter and director of the Transportation Nation blog Andrea Bernstein checks in on how service cuts are impacting riders and commuters. WNYC's Matthew Schuerman calls-in after talking with commuters.

How was your commute this morning?  Post your comments here!

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Open Phones: Where Are the Artists Moving?

Last week on the show, we discussed the new "loft law," which will affect certain spaces used as artists studios. A caller to the show pointed out the typical artist path through the city:

if you're an artist, and you can't afford Soho, you move to Williamsburg. And if you can't afford Williamsburg...then you go out to Bushwick, and if you can't afford Bushwick you go to East New York. And it just keeps pushing, then you go to Union City and then you go to Jersey City and it just keeps moving forward.

So, where are the artists moving? What's the next neighborhood in line? Are you an artist that has had to follow cheaper space around the city? Tell us your artist-in-motion story here!

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The Future of NY Capitalism

Last week local and international economic leaders convened a Davos-like meeting here in New York.  Richard Attias, executive chairman of the Experience Corporation and organizer of the New York Forum, discusses what was said at the Forum and how capitalism is remaking itself coming out of the crisis.

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Judging Before Kagan

Senior editor at SlateDahlia Lithwick, discusses today's Supreme Court decisions ahead of the start of Elena Kagan's confirmation hearings.

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Remembering Robert Byrd

Jackie Kucinich, reporter for Roll Call, talks about the death of Senator Robert Byrd and reflects on his legacy.

Post your eulogy for the late Senator Byrd here!

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