Tag Archives: Politics

Top Political Podcasts: Mark Shields And David Brooks On The Latest In Washington (PBS)

Shields and Brooks Political podcast Nov 15 2019Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including whether public impeachment hearings are making President Trump more or less vulnerable, what stood out about the witnesses who testified so far, whether Trump’s Ukraine dealings are surprising or “in character” and the latest dynamics among 2020 Democrats.

Top Interviews: Mark Cuban, 61, Talks Capitalism, Politics & NBA At Harvard

From a Harvard Gazette online article:

Mark Cuban at Harvard University Free Enterprise Club. Photo by Rose Lincoln Harvard Staff Photographer 2019“When you live paycheck to paycheck, there are times you fall behind. There was a healthy dose of fear, but I knew that my business would grow if I kept pushing.” Getting an M.B.A. felt superfluous. “I would rather be paid to learn,” he said. “There’s not a lot you can learn in an M.B.A. program that you can’t learn online or through other mechanisms. I’m not a big fan of taking those years and spending money that you could put to better use.”

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban discusses value of real-world education, Trump, Warren, and sexual harassment on his NBA team.

(The) former high-tech executive and celebrity entrepreneur… may be one of the few people who can get away with telling a packed auditorium of Harvard Business School (HBS) students that getting an M.B.A. is a “mistake these days” — and get a round of applause in response.

To read more: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/11/mark-cuban-and-jeff-flake-discuss-the-economy/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Gazette%2020191114%20(1)

World Affairs Podcasts: Impeachment, Middle East Conflict And Aircraft Carriers (The Economist)

Economist RadioA selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Democrats want impeachment hearings to change the public’s view of Donald Trump. That will be difficult. (10:50) The tangled politics surrounding a killing and its aftermath in Gaza. (16:30) And, for aircraft-carriers, bigger isn’t better.

Top Political Podcasts: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On The Latest In Washington (PBS)

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter PBS Newshour Nov 11 2019NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including whether open hearings could change Americans’ minds about impeachment, implications for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, the potential entry of Michael Bloomberg into the Democratic race, Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s comments about standards for female politicians and more.

Top Podcast Interviews: JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon On Elizabeth Warren, Income And Economics (60 Minutes)

60-Minutes-LogoFrom a November 10, 2019 “60 Minutes” program: In an interview with Lesley Stahl, the chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase talks about Elizabeth Warren and the state of the global economy.

Top Political Podcasts: Candidate Pete Buttigieg On Health Care, Taxes And 2020 Campaign (PBS)

Pete Buttigieg PBS Newshour Nov 6 2019Recent polls in early voting states show Pete Buttigieg’s popularity surging among Democratic voters. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is now in the top tier of candidates vying for the chance to challenge President Trump in the 2020 presidential election. But with that growing support comes rising scrutiny. Judy Woodruff talks to Buttigieg about health care, taxes and uniting a divided country.

Top Political Podcasts: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter With Latest In Washington (PBS)

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter PBS Newshour Nov 4 2019NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including the release of transcripts from the impeachment inquiry, what three upcoming gubernatorial races say about President Trump’s support, early polling in key 2020 battleground states and the waning distinction between local and national politics.