Albany, NY – Tax reform advocates say New York's school property tax system has to go: it's bad for the economy, bad for property owners and doesn't do what it's supposed to do. But the current legislative session is about to end and it appears that yet another tax reform bill will die before becoming law.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 6/15/07 and 6/16/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Legislative Gazette: the fight over Campaign finance reform heats up at the capital, an environmental group calls on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to reject Indian Point's re-licensing application, and public interest groups demand that the state's recycling laws be updated.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 6/17/07 & 6/18/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the journalistic standards of reviewers, Prime Minister Tony Blair's feral beast comments about the media, your letters and much more
Albany, NY – Lawrence Anthony wrote a book about his adventure in Iraq, entitled Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo. He speaks to Joe about his amazing experience; first trying to get into Baghdad, and then attempting to save and maintain exotic animals from the zoo and around Baghdad.
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo, by Lawrence Anthony. Published by Thomas Dunne Books.
Albany, NY – Dr. Robert Weissberg is Alan Chartock's guest this week. Dr. Weissberg is a specialist in Integrative Medicine, combining traditional western medicine with holistic and alternative therapies. Dr. Weissberg takes listener calls.
Albany, NY – In her book The Not So Big Life, Sarah Susanka writes about how we can streamline our lives to cut out the clutter and focus on what's important. Susanka is an architect whose previous book, The Not So Big House focuses on doing the same thing for homes.
The Not So Big Life: Making Room for what Really Matters, by Sarah Susanka. Published by Random House.