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AirTalk for December 4, 2012

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LA Port Strike
Is it fair and reasonable for the unions to shut down one of the country’s busiest ports in an effort to gain leverage? How damaging is such a strike to the U.S. economy?
The AP is opting for something that it sees as more neutral, such as “anti-gay,” to describe a comment or action, but avoid attributing a motive
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Who's responsible for L.A.'s stormwater pollution?

L.A.’s water comes from nine watersheds, flowing through miles of interconnected pipes, channels and drains to the ocean.
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Does off-label drug marketing qualify as free speech?

Who should decide what a drug is for: the manufacturer, or the government? Have you ever taken a prescription drug for an off-label purpose?
How to Create a Mind
How will future technology help or hurt humankind? What ways can artificial intelligence improve our lives?

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