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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

China’s third plenum could lead to far-reaching reforms

Monday, November 11, 2013

China’s third plenum could lead to far-reaching reforms

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WNYC News

Libraries Eyed as Ripe for Development

Monday, March 18, 2013

With land getting scarcer in New York, real estate developers are increasingly eyeing city-owned property. Parking lots in housing projects, public schools, and even local libraries are some of the places that could turn into new developments.

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On Being

Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awaad — No More Taking Sides [remix]

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Robi Damelin lost her son David to a Palestinian sniper. Ali Abu Awwad lost his older brother Yousef to an Israeli soldier. But, instead of clinging to traditional ideologies and turning their pain into more violence, they've decided to understand the oth

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On Being

[Unedited] Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Robi Damelin lost her son David to a Palestinian sniper. Ali Abu Awwad lost his older brother Yousef to an Israeli soldier. But, instead of clinging to traditional ideologies and turning their pain into more violence, they've decided to understand the oth

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Global Land Rush

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Fred Pearce, author of the new book The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth, reports on how food shortages and price spikes are leading speculators and agribusiness interests to buy up vast tracts of land around the globe.

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The Takeaway

Along 'The Tenth Parallel': Tension Between the Christian and Muslim Worlds

Monday, August 30, 2010

The 10th parallel is a latitudinal line situated 700 miles North of the equator. More than half of the world's 1.3 billion Muslims live along it, as does 60 percent of the world's Christians. Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold has recently returned from a seven year journey, on which she traveled between the equator and the 10th parallel. She spent time in countries like Nigeria, the Sudan, Somalia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, and documented her journey in "The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam."

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Patricia Marx on buying a car in New York

Monday, August 16, 2010

Patricia Marx on buying a car in New York.

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