Re-air: What Can We Learn from Dead Philosophers? (2709)
Eric Weiner, award-winning journalist, former foreign correspondent for NPR, and best-selling author of The Geography of Bliss, among others, joined hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk for a rollicking discussion on his newest work, The Socrates Express, and shared insights from some of our favorite philosophers.
What’s Wrong With the Texas Grid? (2724)
The record-breaking temperatures this last winter caused havoc with the Texas power grid. The grid could not deliver the power needed to cope with the temperatures and household needs. As a result, more than 4.8 million homes were left without power, and heat. At least two hundred people died.
Crisis in Afghanistan: What Will It Cost Us? (2723)
Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, US Ambassador to Afghanistan in 2011 -2012, joins co-host Jim Falk to discuss the present situation in Afghanistan.
The Politics of Envy (2722)
Anne Hendershott, Ph.D., in her book The Politics of Envy, explains how envy leads to resentment, which eventually erupts into violence and rage, malicious mobs, cancel culture, and the elevation of dysfunctional political systems such as socialism and Marxism.
Should You Worry About Inflation? (2721)
Inflation today is the elephant in the room. Inflation rates are rising. The price of groceries is up, as is real estate, used cars, and most everything else. Gasoline prices have skyrocketed.
Re-air: Cyberwarfare: The Fifth Domain (2701)
This program focuses on how to defend our security, economy, democracy, and privacy from cyber-attack and how to keep the fifth domain (the Pentagon’s term for cyberspace) a humming engine of economic growth and human progress by not giving in to the dark forces that aim to make it an area of conflict.
Re-air: Personal and Cyberthreats You Must Know About (2602)
The digital landscape has made us all more vulnerable to cyberthreats, breaches of security, malware attacks, and scams. Foreign entities continually breach our security and everyone, not just big business and government, is at risk. Are there solutions? How can we protect ourselves and our business? See what our experts have to say.
The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World (2720)
Peter Zeihan, founder of Zeihan on Geopolitics and author of Disunited Nations, The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World, joins hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk, once again, for a startling conversation on the issues that have changed the geopolitical scene worldwide and forged America’s new role in the world’s infrastructure.
The Status of America’s Global Influence (2719)
Geopolitical expert, Peter Zeihan, author of Disunited Nations: The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World, joins hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk for lively and very “counterintuitive arguments about the future of a world where trade agreements are coming apart and international institutions are losing their power.”
What Causes Mass Movements? (2716)
Joining hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk are Tom Shachtman, writer, filmmaker, and the author of American Iconoclast: The Life and Times of Eric Hoffer, and Dr. Rory McVeigh, Chair of the Department of Sociology, Notre Dame University.
NATO: Is It Still Strategic? (2717)
Join our hosts, Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk, and guests Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison and Timothy Andrews Sayle, Ph.D. for an up-to-date view of NATO, and its influences and relevancy in today’s “new” world.
Russia: Is It a Threat? (2718)
Joining hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk, is Angela E. Stent, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European studies, Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
Eric Hoffer and The True Believer (2715)
Joining hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk is Tom Shachtman, the author of American Iconoclast – The Life and Times of Eric Hoffer.
The Storm Before the Calm (2619 – Re-air)
According to Dr. Friedman, the era we are in is one of the first times the social and economic cycles actually coincide. This could mean we are in a very intense time for us all – countries and individuals. Join us to learn more about how geo-politics impact us all everyday.
Immigration: Economic Boom or Bust? (2714)
This week's experts discuss the economics of immigration from very different perspectives.