Category Archives: Podcasts

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A Look Back at Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson looks back at Hurricane Katrina, ten years later. He's joined by radio reporter Daniel French who was in New Orleans when the storm hit, Jason Russell who discusses charter schools in post-Katrina New Orleans, Steven Horwitz on Wal-Mart's quick response to the storm, and finally, Abby Phillip describes the different experiences whites and blacks have had rebuilding New Orleans.

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The Sharing Economy Revolution and Why it Frightens Regulators

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erik Sofgee to discuss Uber's plans for autonomous drivers, Michael Rosen on what Uber must do to rally support, Christopher Koopman talks about how regulators have responded to the sharing economy, and finally, Liya Palagashvili on Uber vs. Bill DeBlasio.

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Black Monday May Not Be As Bad As You Think

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the plummeting stock market, then Sarah Westwood talks about the Hillary Clinton email scandal, and Steve Bucci from discusses the threat of ISIS inspired attacks on US military families.

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Tumbling Stocks and Falling Oil Prices May Delay Fed Action

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss falling stocks and oil prices. Then, Bryan Riley talks about protectionist sugar policies. Finally, Madaline Donnelly discusses the licensing and fees that hamper American workers.

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Poverty in America

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chuck DeVore to discuss how cost of living and home prices make an impact on real poverty. Then Danielle Kurtzleben from NPR talks about how the poverty rate has changed during the Obama Administration.

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Pentagon to Drastically Increase Use of Drones

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Gordon Lubold to talk about the Obama Administration's plan to sharply increase drone use for both intel and lethal means. Then Allysen Efferson and David Pietrusza discuss the 17th anniversary of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.

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Drones, DARPA, and Google’s Running Robot

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Denis Greene to talk unionization in college football. Then, Benjamin Zhang from Business Insider is here to talk about Boeing's new drones. Finally, Kelsey Atherton of Popular Science talks about DARPA's new initiative to make a reusable space plane, and Google's creepy running robot.

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It’s Moving Day on Sesame Street

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Google's Alphabet, and what it means for the company's future. Then Matthew Ingram talks about Sesame Street's move to HBO, and Comcast's bid to fight YouTube.

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How Will China’s Devaluing of Yuan Impact the Fed?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss China's devaluing of the Yuan and what it means for Asia, then Josh Zerkle discusses Deflategate and NFL Punchout, and finally Mytheos Holt talks about story v. gameplay in video games.

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The Latest on Greece’s Debt Crisis

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Desmond Lachman to discuss the Greek debt crisis, then Robert Tracinski talks about Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton's college tuition plan, finally John Siciliano discusses the EPA spill in Colorado.

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Arthur Brooks on Having a Conservative Heart

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson to talk with Arthur Brooks, author of The Conservative Heart. Then John Seibler talks about problems with drones and finally Joe Flint discusses cord-cutters and their impact on the big media companies.

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The Societal Problems that Led to Tragedy in Ferguson and Baltimore

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Siegel to discuss prison reform in Alabama, then Ed Krayewski talks about the problems that lead to tragedies like Ferguson and Baltimore.