Posted:Jan 24, 2010
- WashPost on Cindy McCain’s support for marriage equality
- David Brooks on Haiti
- Matt Taibbi’s response to Brooks
- Guardian on Royal Caribbean decision to port at Labadie
- France bickering with US on Haiti control
- In Haiti, UN Paid $94, a Month for Now Collapsed Hotel, Called It Safe
- UN Doesn’t Count Haitian Staff – But Treats Them Equally, Ban Says
- At UN, Haiti Spun from Katrina, Clinton Supports Royal Caribbean Resort Cruise
- For IMF, Canceling Haiti’s Debt is Medium Term, UN’s IFAD Is Creditor
- On Haiti, While US Says $7M of Obama’s $1M Through UN, Overhead Costs In
- On Haiti, Ban Says All Through UN, Through U.S. Not, Watchdog Possible, Staff Questions
- Holbrooke Scoops UN’s Ban as de Mistura Brags, Nepotism by Proxy
- UN’s Afghan Selection Colored by Nepotism and No-Show Jobs, Karzai Veto Threats
- UNV Job of SRSG Choi’s Nephew in Ivory Coast Falsely Denied, Ban Question
- On War Crimes, UN’s Ban Listens to Sri Lanka President over Alston’s Views
- On Sri Lanka, Last Act of UN’s Ban Was Three Months Ago, Despite War Crimes
- NPR interview with Royal Caribbean CEO
- Oscar Lewis’s book “La Vida”
- NYT editorial on UN Afghanistan head
UN Plaza | Jan 24, 2010 | Matthew Lee & Jacqueline Shire
Historians Bill Black and Varsha Venkatasubramanian discuss Varsha’s encounters with Hindu nationalists in the Bay Area dating scene.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique the new publishing industry practice of reviewing manuscripts for potentially offensive content.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Michael Sweeney consider whether there will ever be another show with such cultural resonance.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the arrest of Julian Assange and the relationship between journalists and their sources.
The Wright Show
Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, says that whoever the next Israeli prime minister is, the two-state solution is dead.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury speaks with leaders of the Rose Street Community Center, recently featured in the documentary Charm City, about efforts to reduce violence in East Baltimore.