Finding A Fix

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Is Social Security easy to fix? In the next installment of 30 Issues in 30 Days, 2010 Nobel Prize winner Peter Diamond talks about Social Security reform.  Plus: a polling roundtable with the directors of Quinnipiac, Marist and Siena; Michael Krasny on Agnosticism and spirituality; activists being recognized by Human Rights First; and global English.

Polling Roundtable

Maurice Carroll, Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Director, Dr. Don Levy, director of  the Siena Research Institute, and Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, talk about polling results in the New York State gubernatorial race.

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30 Issues: Social Security

Peter Diamond, 2010 Nobel Prize-winning professor of economics at M.I.T., and the co-author with Nicholas Barr of Pension Reform: A Short Guide, weighs in on the debate over reforming social security.

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Human Rights: Europe's Roma and Uganda's Gays

Viktória Mohácsi, Roma activist and former Hungarian member of the European Parliament, and Julius Kaggwa, Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) activist and director of Support Initiative for People with Atypical Sex Development, talk about their work being recognized by Human Rights First.

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The Agnostic Side

Michael Krasny, host of NPR member station KQED's talk show "Forum with Michael Krasny," on his new book Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic's Quest.

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Global English: Disco

Leslie Dunton-Downer, author of The English is Coming!: How One Language is Sweeping the World, explores some of the words and phrases from other languages picked up by the world's current lingua franca.

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