Monday, March 24, 2014
Mayor de Blasio gave a major speech yesterday in which he tried to contextualize his stance on charter schools. He follows up with an interview live on WNYC. Then: New York Times reporter Alexandra Stevenson explains the questionable role of a hedge fund billionaire in trying to bring down nutritional supplement company Herbalife, which is now under official investigation. Plus: a look a midterm elections politics; and a consultant for AMBER alert and survivor of child trafficking talks about cultural factors that enable the commercial exploitation of children in the United States.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
If you follow the stock market or the business news, you’ve seen two companies dominating the headlines this week: Herbalife and J.C. Penny. And while it might seem that these two companies have nothing in common, they are, in fact, connected by one thing; or more accurately, by one man.