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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Five Democrats are vying for their party’s nomination for NYS Attorney General in the primary later this month. All the candidates – Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman – debate live, in WNYC’s Greene Space. Plus: three more designers on their Map Your Moves submissions and how they each made all that information beautiful.

Politics Behind Policy

Mark Alexander, former Obama advisor and Professor of Law at Seton Hall University Law School, on his blog post on WNYC's new politics blog Its A Free Country, about Obama's shift from campaigning to governing. Then Gus Faucher, economist at Moody’s, joins the conversation to discuss Obama's policy proposals this week and the politics behind them.

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Organizing at the Car Wash

Steven Greenhouse, New York Times labor and workplace correspondent and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker, discusses his recent article on the unionization of carwash workers in Los Angeles.

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Map Your Moves: Tim Owens, Alexandra Muresan, and Scott Leta

The Brian Lehrer Show asked you to participate in the Map Your Moves project by telling us where you moved from and to and why in the past 10 years. Over 1600 listeners participated. Then, we asked you designer-types to try to make that information beautiful in whatever visual way you wanted. We got really impressive submissions, so we have invited each of the designers on the show to talk about their work. The first two to join us are Tim Owens, Alexandra Muresan and Scott Leta. They'll discuss how they made the Map Your Moves information beautiful and what they learned in the process.

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Live: Attorney General Candidate Debate

Live from WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, a debate among the five candidates hoping to be the Democratic nominee for attorney general. The participants are: Westchester Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, former federal prosecutor Sean Coffey, former state insurance superintendent Eric Dinallo, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice and Manhattan State Senator Eric Schneiderman.

Suggest a question for the AG debate in the comments section below.

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