The US Supreme Court and Reverse Discrimination

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By a one-vote majority, the US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of white firefighters who claimed they were victims of reverse discrimination. Will the decision clarify the rules on race and employment or lead to future confusion?  What will it mean for the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor? Also, Bernard Madoff is sentenced to 150 years in federal prison, and the president of Honduras is overthrown by a military coup. What's the impact in the rest of Latin America?


Banner image: New Haven Fire Department

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Christian Bordal