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October 31, 2014

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Hiding the Homeless
Last Aired: 1/13/2003

Can you really fine the homeless? It's a question posed by advocates for the poor in response to anti-vagrancy ordinances popping up across the nation. In urban centers and downtown areas, local governments are restricting panhandling, sleeping in public spaces, and even sitting on the sidewalk. City officials say it makes the streets safer, helps attract tourists, improves the business climate and
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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