We’re gearing up for another great year with more independent-minded, contrarian guests — kicking off this week with Claire Cain Miller of TheUpshot, the New York Times and economics site. After all the recent anger and outrage over sexual harassment our podcast team decided to do a show about how to reduce bullying and harassment in … Continue reading Beyond outrage and anger… Solutions. A podcast for our times.
I'm in London - capital of "we have no idea what's going to happen next." This much is certain: Never in recent decades have Britain's intelligentsia and political elite been in such a fog - baffled by Brexit and troubled by Trump. I can't remember a time when so many op-Ed writers end their … Continue reading How Do We Fix It As We Leap Over a Cliff?
Why are so many of us so damn angry? Signs of fury are everywhere. The national mood has darkened and it's doing nothing to improve our democracy. From chaotic scenes last weekend in Las Vegas when Bernie Sanders' supporters threw a hissy fit at the Nevada's Democratic Convention, to Donald Trump's string of outrageous insults, it seems … Continue reading How Do We Fix It? When Did It Become Cool To Be So Angry?
An ad for "The Independent" at a London newsstand. London- The warnings are everywhere. Britain could plunge into political uncertainty after this election with no clear roadmap for what happens next. But what is all the arguing about? The surprising thing for Americans is the issues here are very similar to the hot … Continue reading Why the UK Election May Send a Potent Message to the US in the 2016 Race for the White House.
(Photo Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Motorists are about to get a price break from the soaring cost of gas. New claims for unemployment benefits are close to a 7-year-low. Businesses plan to hire more workers. Call me a Pollyanna, but I think the US economy is ready for stronger growth. And after years of flat-ling, living … Continue reading Count ’em! Signs the economy is ready for liftoff