Tag Archives: Allysen Efferson

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How to Fix America’s Public Pension Crisis

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.

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The History and Importance of Independence Day

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.

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Former Pentagon Official Discusses the Chinese Hack of OPM

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.

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Medical Innovation v. Government Regulation

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Dr. Tom Stossel to discuss his book Pharmaphobia: How the Conflict of Interest Myth Undermines American Medical Innovation, the relationship between regulators and drug companies, and the problem with academics.

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How Washington Is Betraying Millennials

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jared Meyer, author of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young. We'll talk about the economic condition millennials face, how Washington has hindered America's youth and what the American Dream looks like for this generation.

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With ISIS Making Gains, Is It Time for U.S. Ground Troops?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss ISIS victories in Iraq, the special forces raid that killed one of their leaders, and if it is time to send in U.S. ground troops.

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Big Solar’s Big Reliance on Government Subsidies

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Williams to discuss a post-Solydra solar market, which company may be the next big failure and if solar can be affordable without government support.

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The Struggles Veterans Face Off the Battlefield

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Sean Parnell to discuss his book, Outlaw Platoon, the struggles veterans face when they return home and if movies like American Sniper have raised public awareness of these issues.

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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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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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Hunter Baker on Christianity, Liberty, and Political Life

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Hunter Baker to discuss his new book The System Has a Soul: Essays on Christianity, Liberty, and Political Life, Christ as a conscience for society, and freedom of worship vs. freedom of religion.

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The Great Liberal-Conservative Divide

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by William Gairdner to discuss his new book, the issues that divide Liberals and Conservatives and if we can ever get along.