All Things Considered for March 7, 2011
Mar 7, 2011 — Calls for international intervention in Libya have forced the United Nations to take up the issue. Talks have focused on creating a no-fly zone over the country in an effort to neutralize Moammar Gadhafi's air power advantage.
Mar 7, 2011 — For musicians, connections like Facebook friends and Twitter followers can turn into real cash.
Mar 7, 2011 — More than 30 years ago, Rosanne Haggerty founded a group called Common Ground, which turned a hotel on the verge of being condemned in New York City's Times Square into permanent housing for the homeless. Common Ground's program has become a national model for helping the chronically homeless.
Mar 7, 2011 — Ohio could be the first state to dramatically curb the power of state workers unions this year. The Ohio Senate has passed a bill to restrict government workers unions to bargaining collectively for wages but little else. Though some Republicans voted against the bill, it's unlikely to be derailed.
Mar 7, 2011 — "If you mention the word love at a congressional hearing, they look at you like you're Oprah," David Brooks says. But new research has convinced the New York Times writer that to make truly effective public policy, you have to see the emotional and social connections behind the numbers.