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November 01, 2014

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Private Property, Public Interest
Last Aired: 3/25/2005

Americans enjoy driving on public roads. Some live in neighborhoods revitalized by publicly supported urban renewal projects while others enjoy parklands and wilderness areas protected by government action. But these public benefits come at a cost and, now, those who have lost land or lost physical or economic use of their land to the Constitution’s “takings” clause are fighting back. In a case
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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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