Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Frank J. Fleming on How to Keep America Awesome

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Frank J. Fleming to discuss his new book, the inherent failure of the Supreme Court, and what we really need to do to fix America's education system.

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Striking Chicago Teachers Illuminate Struggle to Reform Education

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Joy Pullmann to discuss the strike by Chicago public school teachers, the struggle within the Democratic party to reform education, and what this strike means for the parents of the 300,000 kids who are not in school.

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The European Central Bank’s Unlimited Purchasing Plan

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss more on Friday's jobs report, the impact of a capital gains tax hike, and the ECB's plans for unlimited bond purchasing.

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Dismal Jobs Report Shows Lowest Labor Force Participation in Last 30 Years

Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss today’s August jobs report, the decimated state of America’s labor force, and how Obama could sell “stay the course” […]

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Will Obama Tap Strategic Petroleum Reserve to Lower Gas Prices Before the Election?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by David Holt to discuss Obama's plans to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve before the election, the risk we would face with a depleted reserve should Israel attack Iran, and why fracking has an image problem.

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Jeb Babbin Talks Israel, Iran and the Democrat’s Convention

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss the Democrat's convention in Charlotte, what he thinks may happen between Israel and Iran, and why sequestration in the Defense department could be devastating to our national security.

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss the NFL season that kicks off this week, whether Robert Griffin III can live up to expectations in Washington, and which team will be this year's Super Bowl champions.