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This edition: 2012 Election Special

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 5, 2012.

First aired: November 7, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we focus on Poverty. The issue took a back seat in the campaign but the number of poor and working poor in the US and New York is increasing. We hear about why poverty is increasing and look ahead to the daunting task facing President Obama.

Guest List

Robert L. Hawkins, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work

David R. Jones President & CEO, Community Service Society of New York

Hannah Lupien Food Policy Strategist, West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH)

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Patricia Rosario Manhattan Resident

Sharon Toomer Founder & Managing Editor,

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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