Homelessness is an extremely complicated topic that brings forth strong feelings whether it is citizens concerned about visible homelessness in their neighborhood, park, or urban center or the person who finds themselves without the security of shelter.
When Dr. O’Connell graduated from Harvard Medical School the chief of medicine made him a proposal, that of deferring a prestigious fellowship and instead spend a year helping to create an organization to bring health care to homeless citizens.
Did you know that those who travel are 7% happier than those who stay at home (Washington State University)? The overwhelming majority of travelers say that their travel memories are among the happiest ones of their lives; and, as our guest Eric Weiner tells us, even delays and other snafus can over time be recalled as blissful.
George Orwell said, "We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it," yet why do some who gain power use that power for good, and some for their own personal means at the expense of the people they govern?
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 changes the eligibility rules to claim a tax credit for clean vehicles. The act is an ongoing, very aggressive campaign to revolutionize the automobile industry and get consumers to ditch combustion engine, gasoline-powered vehicles in favor of EVs – electric vehicles. Could this tip consumers to move to electric vehicles?
An exceptionally vulnerable segment of the homeless population is our youth. It’s estimated that just within the Dallas Independent School District, there are over 4,000 students who meet the federal definition of homeless.
That North Korea is only one of three countries that can threaten the U.S. with nuclear weapons is of great concern, not only to the U.S. Joining host Jim Falk to talk about our relations with North Korea and its impact on world events are experts Jenny Town and Siegfried Hecker, Ph.D.
This program focuses on the economics of and examples of autocracy. It looks at the end use of power and discusses the pillars of power, populism, polarization, and post-truths.
Today, there appears to be an increasing number of autocrats and political leaders who rule solely for their own interests. From N. Korea to Iran, Saudi, and Latin America, we are seeing some flagrant abuses of power and instances of how absolute power corrupts. Our experts focus on how authoritarians exercise and abuse their power shaping world events and not for the better.
The Biden administration has announced that by 2030 50% of all vehicles sold in the U.S. will be electric. That’s a heavy lift, since last year only 5.8% of vehicles sold were electric. In this program, we discuss whether this ambitious goal is attainable.