Arun Venugopal is a reporter with WNYC and the host of the station’s Micropolis series, which examines issues of race, gender & identity. He’s been with the station since 2005. His work has appeared in The Guardian, the Wall Street Journal and Salon. He’s also served as guest host of Slate’s Working podcast. He lives with his family in Queens and can often be found near food.
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Conflict & Justice
For over a week, groups of protestors angry at the power and greed of corporate America have been marching on Wall Street. We're speaking with Arun Venugopal, WNYC reporter, and Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University.