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Bankruptcy Reform: The Next Chapter
Last Aired: 12/11/2001

A sliding economy, even prior to September 11, helped to put more than a million US households in bankruptcy last year. Alarmed by surging defaults, lenders and the nation`s political leadership set out to reform the laws that clear away debt. To some, reforming these laws will put a lid on irresponsible consumer spending sprees in a society that no longer attaches the stigma that bankruptcy once carried.
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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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