Monthly Archives: May 2015

scotus-building-words

SCOTUS to Decide Meaning of “One Person, One Vote”

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss a controversial case before the Supreme Court that will decide the meaning of "one person, one vote," the legal complexities of the case, and how a win for the challengers may cause even more chaos for redistricting.

child in poverty

Has “The War on Poverty” Worked?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Quinn to talk about the War on Poverty, competing numbers on its effectiveness, and music legend B.B. King.

shutterstock_hipsters

How Washington Is Betraying Millennials

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jared Meyer, author of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young. We'll talk about the economic condition millennials face, how Washington has hindered America's youth and what the American Dream looks like for this generation.

Carly_Fiorina_(16483706468)

Carly Fiorina’s Early Campaign Success

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Sarah Isgur Flores to discuss her experience as a Houstonian in the historic floods this weekend, Carly Fiorina's early campaign success and how she would stack up against Hillary Clinton.

shutterstock_bitcoin_dollar

NYSE Launches Bitcoin Index

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the new Bitcoin NYSE index, if this helps legitimize the currency, and if our economy is in a "Great Reset."

shutterstock_macncheese

The C&M Food Issue: Good Wine and Gooey Mac n Cheese

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Amy Otto to discuss great wines, the glorious, gooey goodness that is mac n cheese and why this administration's food policy has been so terrible.

shutterstock_isis

With ISIS Making Gains, Is It Time for U.S. Ground Troops?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss ISIS victories in Iraq, the special forces raid that killed one of their leaders, and if it is time to send in U.S. ground troops.

shutterstock_trade_port_ship

The Washington Trade War

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss the TPA and TPP trade bills working their way through Washington, why the debate has become so fierce and what impact they may have on the average American if they pass.

shutterstock_dupont

It’s Management vs. Investors in America’s Boardrooms

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the bond market, a shakeup at DuPont and the management vs. investors trend at some big companies.

shutterstock_matrix1

Shining a Light on the Dark Web

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Dark Web, what goes on there and the government's efforts to search it.

shutterstock_tom_brady

The Battle Against The Wells Report

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Zerkle is back. We'll talk about the latest on Deflategate, the Patriots response to The Wells Report and if Tom Brady will end up serving his full suspension.

shutterstock_amtrak_train

More Taxpayer Dollars Won’t Fix Amtrak

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Sean Davis to discuss yesterday's tragic train derailment, why Amtrak is a money pit and why the best solution to its problems may be giving Amtrak away.