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The Madeleine Brand Show for August 31, 2011




Job seekers line up before entering a career fair hosted by National Career Fairs August 4, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.
Job seekers line up before entering a career fair hosted by National Career Fairs August 4, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.
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LA's own Fool's Gold joins us for an in studio interview and performance. The job market for out of work African-Americans. Rep. Laura Richardson tells us about the Congressional Black Caucus effort to create jobs and Berkeley economist Sylvia Allegretto on why black unemployment is so persistent. Why the killing of second-in-command Atiyah abd al-Rahman al-Libi may be more crippling to Al Qaeda than the death of bin Laden. Later, Book critic David Kipen is here, along with the Dinner Party Download guys.