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The Weekend Desk Report

The Weekend Desk: Now banned in Maastricht.

Market Update
Economists this week struggled to interpret Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan after the candidate's surprise win in Florida. Most agree the proposal is a cut above some of Cain's rejected policies, including:

Myitsone is Youritsone
The nominally-thawed authoritarian leadership in Myanmar has surprisingly reversed it decision on the controversial Myitsone Dam project. Meaning there might be hope in other nominally-thawed autocracies.

Medvedev is Youdvedev
Of course, we all know most electorates like their nominally-thawed autocracies better.

Going Nowhere
So if we're doing the math right here, it means 80% of Chicago bus shelters serve 20% of riders when and where they need it least.

Middle East Peace Plan
Finally this week, it turns out talking and posturing haven't helped resolve the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. Maybe they could Tweet it out.

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The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Thaw out.

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The CAN TV Weekend Viewing Report

Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital

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Physician and author David Ansell recounts the poor conditions, high demand, and lack of resources he witnessed treating the uninsured at Cook County Hospital.

Sunday, October 2 at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 2 min

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Wrongful Convictions: Elizabeth Loftus

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UC-Irvine professor Elizabeth Loftus explains how eyewitness memory, false memory, and other factors contribute to wrongful conviction and issues in the judicial system.

Sunday, October 2 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 13 min

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The Life and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon

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Biographer William M. Adler revisits the life and controversial execution of songwriter and American labor figure Joe Hill.

Sunday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 41 min




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Posted on October 1, 2011


MUSIC - Blues Fest 2017.
TV - 'The Worst FCC I've Ever Seen.'
POLITICS - Minimum Wage Hikes Work.
SPORTS - On Joe Louis, Race And Sports Heroes.

BOOKS - The Blood Of Emmett Till.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Artist As Alchemist.


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