Author Archives: Brad Jackson

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Oil Bounces Back

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a positive bounce for oil, the passing of Nancy Reagan, and a look back at Reaganomics.

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Capitol Hill’s Brutal Budget Process

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by John Gray to discuss the budget writing process on Capitol Hill, why the President's budget doesn't really matter, and why Congress may not pass a budget at all this year.

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The Multiplying Multiverses at the Multiplex

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Rob Tracinski to talk about the many multiverses at the multiplex. From Star Wars, to Marvel, and now Ghostbusters, we'll discuss the good and bad of giant movie and TV franchises.

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The Toxic Tragedy in Flint, Michigan

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Shikha Dalmia to discuss the tragedy in Flint Michigan, who may ultimately be responsible for the dangerous lead levels in the city's water, and how much it will cost to fix.

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February Jobs Report Better Than Expected

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss robotic toys for kids, the February jobs report, and what it means for The Fed.

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Rich Cromwell on Super Tuesday

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson and Rich Cromwell to discuss Super Tuesday, Trump v. Cruz, and just how nasty social media has become.

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The History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Victoria Coates the Ted Cruz presidential campaign, privacy vs. security, and her latest book, David's Sling: A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art.

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Has Their Ever Been an Election Like This?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson and historian David Pietrusza. We'll get his take on this crazy presidential election, how it stacks up against history, and if there has ever been a politician like Donald Trump.

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Senate GOP Say No Hearing for SCOTUS Nominee

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Phil Wegmann is here. We'll talk about the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the battle on Capitol Hill over replacing him, and how Joe Biden's words are coming back to bite him at the worst possible time.

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Matt Lewis on the Rise of Trump and Too Dumb to Fail

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the crazy 2016 Presidential race, the rise of Donald Trump and his latest book, Too Dumb to Fail.

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Apple v. the FBI

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the FBI's request for Apple's help breaking into a terrorist's phone, why encryption matters, and why this case may decide the future of privacy.

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Kansas is Proof that Welfare Reform Works

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Kristina Ribali to discuss welfare reform, how Kansas proves that it works, and why welfare recipients and taxpayers both win with common sense reforms.