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The Madeleine Brand Show for December 8, 2011




The 6th Annual Haiti Food Drive at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina received over 100,000 pounds of food. But how effective are these canned food drives?
The 6th Annual Haiti Food Drive at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina received over 100,000 pounds of food. But how effective are these canned food drives?
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John Moe is back with technology news. Veteran foreign correspondent Scott Wallace joins the show to talk about his new book, which follows his three months in the Amazon searching for the last uncontacted tribes with a Brazilian explorer. Matthew Yglesias is on to talk about his Slate article that calls for an end to holiday canned food drives. And the Sklar brothers are on with a sports update.