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August 28, 2015

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Age Discrimination
Last Aired: 9/1/2003

When the Florida Power Corporation fired Wanda Adams during a series of reorganizations in the early 1990's, she went to court to fight for her job accusing the company of age discrimination along with 116 of her fellow employees. Adams and her supporters say ageism should be punished as one would race or gender discrimination. The business community counters that age is different. Older workers
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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