How to Fix America’s Public Pension Crisis

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Lawrence McQuillan, author of California Dreaming: Lessons on How to Resolve America's Public Pension Crisis. We'll talk about the $4.7 trillion dollars of unfunded pensions liabilities in this country, how California cities have been hit particularly hard by this issue, and lessons from the private sector that can help solve this problem.

Hillary’s Bernie Sanders Problem, and the Insurgent Campaign of Donald Trump

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss Hillary Clinton's Bernie Sanders problem, Donald Trump's insurgent campaign, and if he has a chance to become the GOP nominee.

Desperate Times in Greece After No Vote on Bailout Terms

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Greece's no vote this weekend on austerity measures, the likelihood of a Greek exit from the Euro, and what this means for the Greek economy.

A Disappointing Jobs Report and Greece’s Big Vote

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the disappointing June jobs report, Greece's big bailout vote, and Independence Day.

Terror Threats on the Rise Headed into July 4th Holiday

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Inserra to discuss the threat of terror attacks heading into the July 4th holiday, the most recent plots that where foiled here in the U.S., and why the ISIS model of self-radicalization is so dangerous.

The History and Importance of Independence Day

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Pietrusza. We'll talk about the early celebrations of Independence Day, how the holiday has changed over the years, and why we shouldn't erase our nation's history.

Greece on the Brink of Default

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Greek default on its IMF loans, the terrible unease of the Greek people and if Vladimir Putin could come to the rescue.

Autocrats on the March

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the rise of modern autocrats, how they are different from their 20th century predecessors and if freedom can halt their advance.

SCOTUS: Same Sex Marriage Legal in All 50 States

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss the Supreme Court's monumental decision today on same sex marriage, why Scalia's scathing dissent will be studied for years to come, and what today's ruling means for religious organizations who do not support gay marriage.

SCOTUS Saves ObamaCare… Again

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss today's monumental ObamaCare ruling from SCOTUS, Scalia's stinging dissent and why this illustrates the only way to bring down ObamaCare is through Congress and a Republican president.

Former Pentagon Official Discusses the Chinese Hack of OPM

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the OPM hack, information the Chinese might have stolen and what the administration's response has been.

Taking Down the Confederate Flag Won’t Eliminate Racism

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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Mollie Hemingway to discuss the terrible church shooting in Charleston, the media's immediate response to tear down Confederate symbols and the amazing faith and forgiveness of the victims' families.