Author Archives: Brad Jackson

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Lackluster Q1 GDP Continues Downward Economic Trend

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss The Merry Widow, Q1 GDP, and how big data gave us a better economic picture.

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Needed Education Reforms and the Benefits of Strict Parenting

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Joy Pullmann to discuss education reform ideas that the GOP should embrace, monopolies in education, and why Joy is glad her parents were strict.

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Phil Kerpen on Taxpayer Funded Lobbying

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Phil Kerpen to discuss the ever evolving Clinton Foundation scandal, illegal lobbying, and 2016.

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Iran Raises Tension in Middle East with Ship Seizure

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jim Phillips to discuss the latest on the Iran nuke negotiations, the country's involvement in the Yemen civil war and today's seizing of a commercial ship by Iranian navel forces.

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The CyberSecurity Challanges of Telemedicine

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the breach of White House email by Russian hackers, why surgical robots are vulnerable to hacking and the tempting targets of digitized healthcare.

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What’s that looking in your window? Your insurance company’s new drone.

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the proliferation of commercial drones, their good and bad uses and the privacy and safety concerns of drone filled skies.

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Jonah Goldberg on Morality in Politics and the 2016 election

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jonah Goldberg is here to discuss his contribution to Seven Deadly Virtues, morality in politics and the 2016 election.

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The Deadly War on Women: Honor Killings and Forced Marriage

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jasvinder Sanghera to discuss the little known world of honor killings, Jasvinder's escape from a forced marriage in the U.K., and how a new movie seeks to raise awareness of the these important issues in the U.S.

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The Legal Justification for Drone Bombing

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Cully Stimson to discuss the legal justification for drone bombing terrorists in other countries, the role of Gitmo's detention facility and life without parole sentences.

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Can Netflix Kill Linear TV?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss remarkable growth numbers at Netflix, the expanding original content, and if they can take down traditional TV.

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Greek Crisis Worries Eurozone, Sends Markets Tumbling

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the latest problems in Greece, why they're shaking the markets and if it inches them closer to leaving the Eurozone.

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Why Trade Policy Matters

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss the new Star Wars trailer, Trade Promotion Authority and why bad trade policy makes your staple goods more expensive.