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Episode Details

Original tape date: October 26, 2011.

First aired: October 26, 2011.

Could social networking tools like Facebook give union organizing a shot in the arm? Detroit-based New York Times reporter Nick Bunkley takes a look. Then monologist Mike Daisey on his Public Theater show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” Our Start-Up City segment focuses on LocalResponse, with Director Shaila Ittycheria. A look at HUGE, a Brooklyn tech firm that has started its own training programs for technologists and designers with President Shirley Au. And how outdated SEC rules are getting in the way of start-ups trying to find funders online with Amy Cortese, author of “Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It.”

Guest List

Shirley Au HUGE,

Nick Bunkley The New York Times

Amy Cortese Author

Mike Daisey

Shaila Ittycheria

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