Author Archives: Brad Jackson

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How Will a Change in Democrat Leadership Impact the U.S. Senate?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Melissa Quinn to discuss Harry Reid's retirement, the likely accent of Chuck Schumer to Minority Leader and what a change in leadership will mean for Democrats in the Senate.

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Should We Automate Airliners?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the crash of an airliner in Europe last week, the extent of today's safety systems and if hackers could take advantage of more automated flight systems.

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The Iran Nuke Negotiations and Our Changing Relationship with Israel

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss the Iran nuke negotiations, our changing relationship with Israel and who is to blame for a Middle East in turmoil.

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Malcolm to discuss Ted Cruz joining the 2016 campaign, his strengths and weaknesses and why he could mop the floor with his competition in the debates.

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David Pietrusza on Sing Sing in the 1930s

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by author and historian David Pietrusza to discuss his latest book about Sing Sing prison in the 1930s, the process of self-publishing a novel and baseball's Opening Day.

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Will Concern for Head Injuries Ruin Football?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss Chris Borland's decision to retire from the NFL at 24, if the attention on head injuries will lead to serious changes in the game and the NFL's potential expansion to London.

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Is The Fed Finally Looking to Raise Rates?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Israeli election, signs The Fed may raise rates and what a hike would do to the markets.

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Silicon Valley’s Unicorn Valuations

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how VCs value tech start-ups, why they have insane values and Silicon Valley's unicorns.

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No Child Left Behind and the Need to Uberize Education

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Lindsey Burke to discuss No Child Left Behind, why it's important in the fight against Common Core and the Uberization of education.

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Obama’s Failed Foreign Policy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Christian Whiton to discuss the U.S. relationship with Israel, how Obama's foreign policy has failed and Putin's itchy trigger finger.

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The Left’s War on Catholic Education

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Ryan Anderson to discuss a move to restrict Catholic education in San Francisco, jurisdictions that have forced Catholic charities out of the adoption process and how Pope Francis has impacted the perception of Catholics in the U.S.

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Rise of the Machines

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the development of task specific robots, if software can become too smart and the potential for a true AI.