How To...Go to War, Share a Cab, Run for President

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Cars sit in traffic on West 53rd street in midtown Manhattan. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

Retired four-star Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni argues for changes to the way the U.S. decides to go to war. Plus: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s reasons for taking a trip to Mexico; meet the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the NYS Senate seat in District 14 in Queens; and a new study finds sharing taxi rides could make the system more efficient by cutting the number of cabs, easing traffic and lowering emissions.

The Governor Went Down To Mexico

Does Governor Chris Christie's recent trip to Mexico signal a 2016 run? Reporters Matt Katz and Heather Haddon discusses possible reasons for the trip.

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A General Against Military Action

Anthony Zinni, retired Marine Corps general, former commander in chief of U.S. Central Command, and author, discusses his views on the ways the U.S. decides to take military action.

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The Case for Getting In Cabs with Strangers

 A new study crunches NYC taxi data and shows sharing cabs could make our cab system 40% more efficient. But, would you do it?

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Meet the Candidates: NYS Senate District 14

An introduction to two candidates running to replace NYS State Sen. Malcolm Smith in District 14, Queens: Queens' attorney Munir Avery and former City Council member Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.

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How To Survive Your First Year in NYC

As college gets underway and newbies flock to New York from all over, an expert lets us in on how to keep from going broke or getting on the wrong subway car. 

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