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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Europe's budget wrangles

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Europe's budget wrangles

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Who are the winners and losers in a Juncker presidency?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Who are the winners and losers in a Juncker presidency?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The fallout from the European elections

Monday, May 26, 2014

The fallout from the European elections

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can President Hollande turn things around?

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Can President Hollande turn things around?

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Soundcheck

Painting A Musical Portrait of Your Baby

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

In the past on Soundcheck, we've learned about how live music can help premature infants grow stronger; about mothers who make playlists for the delivery room; and about the vast array of commercially available compilations that claim to make your baby the next Mozart or Einstein. But never before have we talked about personalized music written specifically about your baby -- until today, at least. 

Père Music co-founders Ken Christianson and Cassandra Nguyen join us to talk about their new company, which allows parents to custom order a classical violin piece inspired by their baby. 

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WNYC News

Cuomo To Include Disaster Preparedness Plans in State of the State Address

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Governor Cuomo says he intends to propose several recommendations from a disaster preparedness commission in his State of the State message, to help the state better cope with major storms in the future.

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WNYC News

Three Commissions Set to Make Post-Sandy Recommendations

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

It's been ten weeks since Sandy hit our region, and reports are coming due for the three commissions investigating the state's readiness for another storm. New emergency planning for hospitals has been a key focus.

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Listen to Lucy

Embrace the network effect

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Embrace the network effect

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is Spain the new eurozone crisis front line?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Is Spain the new eurozone crisis front line?

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WQXR Blog

The Consortium Conundrum: More Performances, Logistical Nightmares

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Composer Osvaldo Golijov's Sidereus sparked controversy recently, not just because it raised questions of originality but because it was funded through a consortium of 35 orchestras.

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New Sounds

New Concert Music

Sunday, May 15, 2011

There are works for orchestra, works for the dance, and works with electronics on this New Sounds show, including selections from Joseph C. Phillips Jr. ’s work, "Vipassana," which, in the Pali language of early Buddhist texts, means "insight."

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New Sounds

New Concert Music

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

There are works for orchestra, works for the dance, and works with electronics on this New Sounds show, including selections from Joseph C. Phillips Jr. ’s work, "Vipassana," which, in the Pali language of early Buddhist texts, means "insight." 

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On Being

Charles Villa-Vincencio and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela — Truth and Reconciliation [remix]

Thursday, March 22, 2007

South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) held public sessions from 1996 to 1998, and concluded its work in 2004. In an attempt to rebuild its society without retribution, the Commission created a new model for grappling with a history of e

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