Shows: September 22, 2009

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The Climate Debate Pushes On

Today, world leaders gathered at the United Nations to address the climate change crisis, leading up to the Copenhagan talks in December. But much remains unresolved. How do new Asian powerhouses push for an environmentally just solution, while considering a disparity in resources and emissions? With Kumi Naidoo from Greenpeace International.

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Pakistani American Play in the Backdrop of 9/11

In the weeks after the 9/11 attacks, while the country was grappling with how the world had changed, Wahajat Ali tried to make sense of what was happening through the lens of a Pakistani American family. The result is the play, Domestic Crusaders, running now in New York. With the cast of the play, live in-studio for a special performance and discussion.

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Asian American Candidates Win at the Polls

The city's September primary charted big wins for Asian American candidates, including John Liu, who is poised to become the first Asian American elected to citywide office. What does this mean for the thousands of Asian American New Yorkers, millions of immigrants, and others pushing for a progressive city agenda? With Peter Kwong, author and professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center for the City University of New York.

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