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Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.
 
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Economist Radio
Daily
 
The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio
 
One question posed to a high-profile newsmaker, followed up with lively debate. Anne McElvoy hosts The Economist's chat show. Published every Friday on Economist Radio.
 
Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist
 
Our editors and correspondents give their authoritative take on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Published every Tuesday on Economist Radio.
 
This future-gazing series examines an assortment of speculative scenarios, what-if conjectures and provocative prophecies. Not all of them will come to pass, but thinking about possible futures can help us understand the present, and catch glimpses of the world ahead.
 
The EIU Digital Economy podcast is a monthly series examining the technologies, ideas and people driving the digitisation of the global economy. Sponsored by DXC, the podcast aims to help business leaders understand the way in which digital technology affects their companies, their teams, and their careers.
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist morning briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
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The Intelligence
Daily
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations.
 
A young Market Analyst gives a seasoned Chief Economist a fresh perspective on the driving factors that influence our economy. Trading Perspectives is brought to you by Oakworth Capital Bank. https://www.oakworthcapital.com/ tradingperspectives@oakworthcapital.com
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show. He follows up his daily two-hour show with a weekly, two-hour podcast focusing on weekly economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to g ...
 
Journey into the past, and you'll discover the secret history of the future. From the world's first cyberattack in 1834, to 19th-century virtual reality, The Economist's Tom Standage and Slate's Seth Stevenson examine the historical precedents that can transform our understanding of modern technology, predicting how it might evolve and highlighting pitfalls to avoid. Discovering how people reacted to past innovations can also teach us about ourselves.
 
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The Intelligence
Daily
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
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Trade Talks
Weekly
 
Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
 
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Reason Podcast
Weekly+
 
Founded in 1968, Reason is the planet’s leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Hosted by Nick Gillespie, Matt Welch, and other Reason journalists, our podcast explores “free minds and free markets.” It features provocative, in-depth interviews with authors, comedians, filmmakers, musicians, economists, scientists, business leaders, and elected officials. Keep up to date on the latest happenings in our increasingly libertarian world from a point of view ...
 
Follow the Money Radio brings you the most cutting-edge commentary on economic and geopolitical topics with great guests and timely investing ideas. Hosted by popular economist and best-selling author, Jerry Robinson.
 
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The Clarey Podcast
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The affable ranting and raging economist everybody loves.
 
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Who Gets What?
Weekly
 
Distribution of goodies in our society is determined by families, firms, and governments. Attempts to change how rewards and punishments, benefits and costs, are spread through the population cause conflict. The hosts are an economist, Morton Marcus, and a financial advisor, John Guy. Expect whimsy.
 
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Whiskey Politics
Weekly
 
Think politics is boring? You are missing the greatest sport in the world. Forget the stuffy TV talking heads and learn what's going on while having a few laughs. Whiskey Politics Podcast is hosted by Dave Sussman where we interview luminaries, newsmakers and insiders from politics, culture, science, Hollywood and more.. Whiskey Politics takes a civil tone and has fun while talking about serious issues. It's all about the long-form conversation. Dave Sussman is a nationally recognized busine ...
 
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Whiskey Politics
Weekly
 
Think politics is boring? You are missing the greatest sport in the world. Forget the stuffy TV talking heads and learn what's going on while having a few laughs. Whiskey Politics Podcast is hosted by Dave Sussman where we interview luminaries, newsmakers and insiders from politics, culture, science, Hollywood and more.. Whiskey Politics takes a civil tone and has fun while talking about serious issues. It's all about the long-form conversation. Dave Sussman is a nationally recognized busine ...
 
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FUT Weekly Podcast
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FIFA's most popular podcast - from tactical tips and staff interviews to investment advice and promotion speculation, FUT Weekly brings you discussion, reviews, market insight and gameplay tips from Ben, Steve (The FUT Coach), JP (Air Japes), Mitch (WyseFIFA), Matt (MattFUTTrading), Jamey (FUT Economist) and many more special guests. FUT Weekly is an EA Sports Game Changer.
 
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VoxTalks
Weekly
 
Learn about groundbreaking new research, commentary and policy ideas from the world's leading economists. Presented by Tim Phillips.
 
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Renegade Economists
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To reforming economics as an interpretation of reality, rather than a diversion play for monopolists.
 
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Capitalisn't
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Capitalism is the engine of prosperity. Capitalism sows the seeds of its own demise. Could both be right? Economists Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Kate Waldock (Georgetown) share the sort of irreverent banter you’d hear between economists at a bar, if economists were capable of sarcasm and social enough to go out to bars.
 
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Mark and Carrie
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Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown's Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown's Master of Public Affairs program, share their take on the week's news.
 
Gun control advocate Cliff Schecter ("The Real McCain," Daily Beast) and LGBT leader John Aravosis (The Economist, UN, CDF, AMERICAblog) give you an unfiltered and humorous insider's look at the latest political news from a decidedly anti-Trump perspective.Please support the show, and listen to our full episodes, by becoming a Patreon patron: https://www.patreon.com/UnPresidentedPodcastEnjoy! @CliffSchecter & John @AravosisIntro and outro musical credits: "Egmont Overture Finale" and "Summon ...
 
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PODSHIP EARTH
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In the next decade, the scale and scope of environmental change will test our ingenuity and strength. The fight for a livable planet is one that we must win. Each week we will meet people who can help us navigate this dynamic world and get us on a path to health. Hosted by Jared Blumenfeld, Podship Earth is a call to action. Jared Blumenfeld was the regional administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency from 2009-2016 (appointed by President Obama). He also served as the Director o ...
 
The Contrarian Investor podcast gives voice to those who challenge a prevailing narrative in financial markets. Each episode features an interview with a hedge fund manager, investor, economist or other market participant. The goal is to educate all listeners with an interest in asset allocation and ultimately to provide actionable ideas to the institutional investor community.
 
Free Enterprise in Three Minutes is a podcast meant to provide three-minute (give or take a few seconds) answers to important questions about free enterprise, the economy, business and related issues. Ray Keating is an economist, columnist, author and podcaster who cuts through the economic mumbo-jumbo, tosses aside the economic mistakes often made in the media and in political circles, and quickly gets at economic reality. Who says free enterprise and economics have to be mind-numbing? That ...
 
Jon Schwabish | Economist, Data Visualization, and Presentation Specialist
 
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Economics In Ten
Monthly
 
Economics In Ten is your go-to podcast if you want to learn about the lives, times and ideas of the world's greatest economic thinkers. Each episode is a fun exploration of a famous economist using ten different questions. Presented by Pete and Gav, your friendly neighbourhood economists, with technical support from Nic and music from Jukedeck - create your own at http://jukedeck.com
 
Listen to renowned small cap stock analyst Frank Curzio talk with leading economists and respected investment professionals. Frank also breaks down the news of the week so all listeners can make money in these markets!
 
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Health Hacker
Monthly
 
The guide to hacking life - how to hack our lives to feel, look and live better. Life is busy and demanding. The pressures of work, family and life mean we don't always get to look after ourselves as well as we should; our choices around food, exercise, sleep and mental health all start to slip. Footy legend Adam MacDougall is a fitness economist, trained with a Bachelor of Economics, MBA and certification in the fields of strength and conditioning, psychology, nutrition and exercise. For Ad ...
 
Economist Steve Keen talks to Phil Dobbie about the failings of the neoclassical economics and how it reflects on society.
 
Jon Schwabish | Economist, Data Visualization, and Presentation Specialist
 
Christopher Lochhead Follow Your Different™ is a celebration of people, ideas and companies that stand out. A leader in the category “dialogue podcasts,” it feels like eavesdropping on a surprisingly captivating, candid, insightful, no-BS and conversation. Lochhead features legends who’s name you know. And every day legends who you’ll love getting to know. New York Times Bestselling author Hal Elrod calls it “one of the best podcasts of all time”, NBA Legend Bill Walton calls Lochhead “an ex ...
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show. He follows up his daily two-hour show with a weekly, two-hour podcast focusing on weekly economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to g ...
 
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Trade Talks
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Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. In the coming months we’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, Leavers and Remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It will be a podcast that can’t get enough of experts... And we wa ...
 
On her weekly TV and radio program, author and journalist Laura Flanders interviews forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture and social movements. The Laura Flanders Show produces 28 minute episodes on a weekly schedule. Recent guests include author/activist Naomi Klein, agrarian reformer Shirley Sherrod, novelist Arundhati Roy, economist Michael Hudson and ’Next System” theorist Gar Alperovitz.
 
OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
 
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
 
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The new boss of Wells Fargo has an unenviable to-do list. Our Wall Street correspondent sizes up Charlie Scharf’s prospects for rehabilitating the bank after a series of scandals. Senator Elizabeth Warren is now leading the pack of Democratic candidates for the American presidency. Would her plans reshape American capitalism for better or worse ...…
 
Delivered before breakfast, The Economist morning briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it.
 
America’s withdrawal from northern Syria and the subsequent Turkish invasion have overturned the power balance in the region, displacing tens of thousands of America’s former allies, the Kurds. Ash Carter helped build that alliance as US secretary of defence. John Prideaux, The Economist’s US editor, asks him how America’s actions in Syria will ...…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is a blow to America’s credibility. (09:40) The proposed Brexit agreement is different to anything advertised during the referendum. (14:40) And the Japanese royal family has little room to make itself more ...…
 
Over the past two decades the Global Fund has fought the spread of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, but now many in the field fear its progress is under threat. The founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, Luis von Ahn, on his plans to help the 750m illiterate adults in the world learn to read. And, why net-zero carbon emissions target ...…
 
What causes poverty? Rachana Shanbhogue interviews this year’s winners of the Nobel prize for economics—Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Their pioneering work has changed the understanding of one of the hardest problems in economics: why do some countries grow rich while others stay poor? Plus, Europe’s Nordic banks are embroi ...…
 
With recent protests taking place against president Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi, The Economist’s foreign editor, Robert Guest, considers what might happen if Mr Sisi's regime collapses. We discuss the global cannabis revolution, as medical use opens the way to wider liberalisation. And, instead of worrying about too many robots in the workforce in the ...…
 
This month, we examine the impact of digitisation on trade. We explore how digital technology is affecting the way goods are shipped around the world, the impact of e-commerce on global trade, and the role of digitisation in the growth of trade in services. Host Pete Swabey is joined by Martin Holme, global head of supply chain management and e ...…
 
When the world forcibly retires you from youth.English majors are still worthless."Why Can't I Find a Man"Red Pill FrontiersYou can have children EASILY into your 60'sCappy's and Chad's greatest mistakesThe Great One's Cripplingly depressing podcast.Borderlands 3 gets Round House Kicking Chick Cop WokeMen deserve better than singles momsWalk aw ...…
 
Justin Trudeau will remain prime minister, but will lead a minority government. He will probably be able to continue with his progressive push, but his halo is a bit tarnished. It’s ten years this month since Greece’s financial implosion; we look back on a decade spent balancing the books. And, the surprising success of fun stock-ticker symbols ...…
 
Justin Trudeau will remain prime minister, but will lead a minority government. He will probably be able to continue with his progressive push, but his halo is a bit tarnished. It’s ten years this month since Greece’s financial implosion; we look back on a decade spent balancing the books. And, the surprising success of fun stock-ticker symbols ...…
 
Justin Trudeau will remain prime minister, but will lead a minority government. He will probably be able to continue with his progressive push, but his halo is a bit tarnished. It’s ten years this month since Greece’s financial implosion; we look back on a decade spent balancing the books. And, the surprising success of fun stock-ticker symbols ...…
 
In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Andrew Marantz about his book “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation." They discuss the effect of social media on politics, the distinction between publishers and platforms, the problem of guilt by association, getting to ...…
 
There is no doubt that consumer buying patterns are evolving, but after driving by 2 fine jewelers that are going out of business, John and Sam notice that people are shifting away from luxurious goods. From fine china and silver platters, watches, and even beer, people are interested in more practical goods. People are finding value in the pro ...…
 
Is there something kind of, I dunno, off about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D–Hawaii)? Certainly the can't-quit-us Clinton Machine thinks so, as do some supposedly skeptical news organizations. People a tad more serious, like former Reasoner Kerry Howley, have grappled honestly with Gabbard's unusual personality, life history, and issue set (including s ...…
 
Larry Randall Wray has suggested Modern Monetary Theory should be applied to create a Green New Deal. This week and next, Phil Dobbie talks to Prof Steve Keen about the idea of creating government money to tackle the climate emergency. Would it work? Is there a danger that public sector spending will crowd out private investment in innovative a ...…
 
It might have been a clarifying vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit motion; instead, more legislation and frustration. We dig through the parliamentary procedure to try to map out what happens next. Sports fans’ easy access to the world’s games poses a threat to some sports, and is even changing the nature of others. And, Indonesia’s ...…
 
It might have been a clarifying vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit motion; instead, more legislation and frustration. We dig through the parliamentary procedure to try to map out what happens next. Sports fans’ easy access to the world’s games poses a threat to some sports, and is even changing the nature of others. And, Indonesia’s ...…
 
It might have been a clarifying vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit motion; instead, more legislation and frustration. We dig through the parliamentary procedure to try to map out what happens next. Sports fans’ easy access to the world’s games poses a threat to some sports, and is even changing the nature of others. And, Indonesia’s ...…
 
Former adult actor and now digital media star, Mia Khalifa, joins us today for another riveting conversation. She walked away at the peak of her popularity to design a new life and career. She shares with us today about her past and how low self-esteem affected her decisions and how she’s moving forward with her life. Sports, Punk Rock, and Pet ...…
 
Former adult actor and now digital media star, Mia Khalifa, joins us today for another riveting conversation. She walked away at the peak of her popularity to design a new life and career. She shares with us today about her past and how low self-esteem affected her decisions and how she’s moving forward with her life. Sports, Punk Rock, and Pet ...…
 
Former adult actor and now digital media star, Mia Khalifa, joins us today for another riveting conversation. She walked away at the peak of her popularity to design a new life and career. She shares with us today about her past and how low self-esteem affected her decisions and how she’s moving forward with her life. Sports, Punk Rock, and Pet ...…
 
Former adult actor and now digital media star, Mia Khalifa, joins us today for another riveting conversation. She walked away at the peak of her popularity to design a new life and career. She shares with us today about her past and how low self-esteem affected her decisions and how she’s moving forward with her life. Sports, Punk Rock, and Pet ...…
 
Ep 212 - Whiskey Politics is back! Powerline's #JohnHinderaker for the full episode on #HillaryClinton, #IlhanOmar and #Impeachment Star Chamber. Find John at http://powerlineblog.com and http://twitter.com/jhinderaker. https://youtu.be/u_UtJZVcPeA If you're enjoying the series, PLEASE Support #WhiskeyPolitics at http://paypal.me/mywhiskeypolit ...…
 
Ep 212 - Whiskey Politics is back! Powerline's #JohnHinderaker for the full episode on #HillaryClinton, #IlhanOmar and #Impeachment Star Chamber. Find John at http://powerlineblog.com and http://twitter.com/jhinderaker. https://youtu.be/u_UtJZVcPeA If you're enjoying the series, PLEASE Support #WhiskeyPolitics at http://paypal.me/mywhiskeypolit ...…
 
Traditionally economics has been a man’s world reflected in the fact that out of 84 Nobel Prize winners in Economics, only 2 (until last week only 1!) have been women. This dominance is starting to be challenged and people are increasingly valuing greater diversity of economic thought and economic thinkers. But who was the first woman to win th ...…
 
DO NOT LISTEN to this Podcast Unless you sincerely listen, for details, relationships in families, cost of education, income driven repayment, and how shopping at Aldis compares to seeking student financial aid. Our guest is William Wozniak, Vice President of In Vest Ed. Believe us, please. This conversation provide practical ideas for borrower ...…
 
Dame Glenys Stacey has spent 40 years in public service, including high profile work as a regulator in key areas of national life. She has just stepped down after her five year term as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation during which she criticised the decision to privatise the Probation service calling it “irredeemably flawed”. Glenys w ...…
 
With an all star team of scientists and advocates, I witness firsthand a few of the more than 500 rock glaciers in the Sierra Nevada mountains. To be honest, I had never heard of rock glaciers - it turns they are well kept secret. Led by Daniel Taillant, Dr. Connie Millar, Dr. David Herbst, Sara Aminzadeh and Adam Riffle, we discover that rock ...…
 
America’s withdrawal from northern Syria and the subsequent Turkish invasion have overturned the power balance in the region, displacing tens of thousands of America’s former allies, the Kurds. Ash Carter helped build that alliance as US secretary of defence. John Prideaux, The Economist’s US editor, asks him how America’s actions in Syria will ...…
 
Cappy and DT discussSkip breakfast.Forgiveness.Go West Young ManEverybody wants to murder someoneIf everybody was "The Flash"Dads who fail their sons.Malinvesting your time in girls when you're younger.Sand Man's Browser: https://brave.com/san644Consulting: http://www.assholeconsulting.comBooks: http://www.amazon.com/Aaron-Clarey/e/B00J1ZC350/O ...…
 
Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has a newly struck European Union divorce deal in hand. He has defied the expectations of many, but he still faces a tricky vote in Britain’s parliament. Turkey’s pummelling of the Syrian border area will pause for five days, but the decline of America’s role and image in the region has not been halted. An ...…
 
Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has a newly struck European Union divorce deal in hand. He has defied the expectations of many, but he still faces a tricky vote in Britain’s parliament. Turkey’s pummelling of the Syrian border area will pause for five days, but the decline of America’s role and image in the region has not been halted. An ...…
 
Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has a newly struck European Union divorce deal in hand. He has defied the expectations of many, but he still faces a tricky vote in Britain’s parliament. Turkey’s pummelling of the Syrian border area will pause for five days, but the decline of America’s role and image in the region has not been halted. An ...…
 
Kenneth Field is a ‘cartonerd’ with a Bachelors degree in cartography and PhD in GIS. A former academic who grew tired of admin, he ditched his 20 year career, moved to the US, and talks and writes about cartography, teaches, and makes maps at Esri. He has presented and published an awful lot. He blogs, tweets, after 8 years as Chair is now Vic ...…
 
Kenneth Field is a ‘cartonerd’ with a Bachelors degree in cartography and PhD in GIS. A former academic who grew tired of admin, he ditched his 20 year career, moved to the US, and talks and writes about cartography, teaches, and makes maps at Esri. He has presented and published an awful lot. He blogs, tweets, after 8 years as Chair is now Vic ...…
 
This week, the Federal Reserve unleashed its latest money-printing scheme with a new round of QE to the tune of $60 billion per month. With the Fed resorting to its old tricks and the stock market trading at very rich valuations, how should investors and traders respond? Tune in for our latest insights and commentary.…
 
In today's episode, Cliff and I talk in depth about the ongoing mess in Turkey, and the latest on impeachment, including Nancy Pelosi deliciously taking Trump down in a key meeting yesterday, Trump's bizarre letter to Turkish President Erdogan, the US bombing its own bases in Syria, and finally we close with a remembrance of Congressman Elijah ...…
 
Cappy and Chad talk aboutCappy's Health UpdateBachelor's in Exhibiting ManagementYou can't save anybodyRacial JokesBy Aaron Clarey.
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is a blow to America’s credibility. (09:40) The proposed Brexit agreement is different to anything advertised during the referendum. (14:40) And the Japanese royal family has little room to make itself more ...…
 
Our journalists interview Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, about his efforts to clean up his country and his African National Congress party. He’s the right man for the job, but the clock is ticking. The markets are rife with funds run by computers, but handing decisions to the machines comes with plenty of risk. And how political pol ...…
 
Our journalists interview Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, about his efforts to clean up his country and his African National Congress party. He’s the right man for the job, but the clock is ticking. The markets are rife with funds run by computers, but handing decisions to the machines comes with plenty of risk. And how political pol ...…
 
Our journalists interview Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, about his efforts to clean up his country and his African National Congress party. He’s the right man for the job, but the clock is ticking. The markets are rife with funds run by computers, but handing decisions to the machines comes with plenty of risk. And how political pol ...…
 
It used to be that, for the most part, politicians led the way for social change. Business people worked within the boundaries of society to make money. Today, things are different. Some of our most innovative agents of change are entrepreneurs. Jeff Bezos. Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Here in New Orleans we have entrepreneurs who are not household n ...…
 
Turmoil continues throughout northern Syria, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson strives for a last-minute Brexit deal, and Canada holds a general election.By Council on Foreign Relations.
 
Every media outlet is buzzing with the news of a trade truce with China… but it’s not time to start celebrating just yet. Andrew Horowitz of Horowitz & Company explains why. Plus, learn Andrew’s favorite ideas to buy right now... and one popular large-cap stock to short [16:41]. Do the positive trends in the U.S. economy even matter? Interest r ...…
 
At the 2000 Republican National Convention, the country got one of its first glimpses of a new type of public charter school. The claim was that with enough rigor, devotion, and "no excuses" discipline, such schools could close the achievement gap between poor minorities and their wealthy white counterparts. The shining example was the Knowledg ...…
 
Peter Borish is a founding partner at Tudor Investment Corp and current chief strategist at Quad Group. In his long career on Wall Street, Borish has seen multiple market cycles and met with and allocated to many hedge fund managers. He shares his wisdom with listeners. Content: The need for active management in today's market (6:23). A contrar ...…
 
Over the past two decades the Global Fund has fought the spread of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, but now many in the field fear its progress is under threat. The founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, Luis von Ahn, on his plans to help the 750m illiterate adults in the world learn to read. And, why net-zero carbon emissions target ...…
 
The U.S. economy, weak or strong, is the question at the heart of the election. But it doesn't get to the reality which is that, whatever else it may be, the U.S. economy is not democratic or good for the planet. But it could be. Marjorie Kelly and Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative say how in their new book The Making of a Democratic Ec ...…
 
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