Playing to Win (No Matter What); Government Solutions to Inequality; Diplomacy as a Military Strategy

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 Chase Utley #26 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a single in the seventh inning against the New York Mets in game two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Lo

A recent WNYC/Public Agenda poll found that 70% of people in the New York Metro area think the government serves only the elite. Hear what these poll results say about what we really want government to do about inequality. Plus: the difference between playing hard and playing dirty in professional sports; call in to give your candidate “green room advice” before the first Democratic debate on Tuesday night; retired four-star Marine general Anthony Zinni makes the argument that the United States over-uses military action when diplomacy would serve our ends better; and a first-hand account of air war conducted by unmanned drones.