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Democratic Socialists: Eliminate Private Ownership and Nationalize Healthcare

8/9/2018
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Capitalism is dangerous and makes people suffer according to The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) who say they are out to upset the status quo. National DSA Director Maria Svart sat down with FOX Business Correspondent Adam Shapiro to explain the DSA's short and long-term goals, which some people will find troubling but others embrace. The D-S-A says it has 48,000 members. Their core principle rejects an international economic order sustained by private profit. Asked to explain what...

Duration:00:31:57

How Commoners And The Conquered Viewed Ancient Rome – With Professor Mary Beard

9/28/2016
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Ancient Rome continues to captivate and capture the attention of people worldwide 1600 years after Alaric and the Visigoths sacked the empire's western capitol. But ancient Rome lives in our modern legal systems, languages, literature and politics. Mary Beard, a professor of classics at the University of Cambridge is considered one of the world's preeminent scholars on the Roman Republic and Empire and she's our guest on Talkenomics. Her latest book, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome,...

A Conversation With Monica Crowley

9/22/2016
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Monica Crowley's 2012 New York Times bestseller What The (Bleep) Just Happened...Again? The Happy Warrior's Guide to the Great American Comeback predicted the social turmoil now gripping the United States in the last term of President Barack Obama. Crowley's book outlines the planned steps by radical leftwing activists, designed to create economic and social strife in order to bring about political change. She likes to joke these are not your parents' Democrats. In this episode of...

Duration:00:21:37

UCLA Campus Outrage: When being neutral is wrong

9/14/2016
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The social justice college campus lynch mob strikes again at UCLA. Milan Chatterjee was a law student and president of the Graduate Student Association when he was accused of violating a policy at UCLA called "viewpoint neutrality." Chatterjee says his offense was remaining neutral. That's right, in the upside down world of alleged campus tolerance and so called social justice Chatterjee says he was accused of refusing to take sides in a politically charged matter, and a campus investigation...

Duration:00:29:38

Talkenomics Timely Topics Redux

8/1/2016
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The Republicans and Democrats held their conventions and the country marches toward the presidential election. On this episode of Talkenomics, Karith Foster is back for another episode of Shapiro and Foster Timely Topics. Nothing is off base or out of bounds as comedian Foster explains why she doesn't trust Hillary Clinton, what bothers her about Donald Trump and why we all must watch her at home natural birth video. What is most revealing is when Foster shares a deeply emotional...

Duration:00:42:10

Don’t Call them Liberals!

6/19/2016
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Liberals on college campuses demand tolerance and equality, but are they actually guilty of being intolerant and bigoted against anyone they deem different? Kim Holmes says yes. His new book The Closing of the Liberal Mind is shaking up the political scene and exposing the flaws of modern liberal progressives. Holmes writes, "There is no respect for the liberty principle as traditionally understood by classic liberals, because the postmodern impulse is not liberal at all but radically...

Duration:00:42:37

Shapiro and Foster “Timely Topics”

6/13/2016
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Popular comedian and blogger Karith Foster is back to discuss the headlines everyone is talking about but with a twist that will have you laughing and questioning if you can say that on TV. Pushing the bounds of political correctness, Foster and Shapiro move from politics to a cat in heat, dating in Manhattan and the perils of making fun of a woman named TiTi in a TALKENOMICS Timely Topics discussion. You'll want to listen with your friends at work just don't laugh too loudly or your boss...

Duration:00:28:36

Ep. 11 – Dennis Prager

6/8/2016
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Millions of people follow best-selling author, columnist and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager. His conservative views on economics, individual rights and politics expose hypocrites and double standards that threaten the American way of life. Conservatives often attack political correctness but Prager recently explained why those attacks fail, urging conservatives to identify the source of political correctness: the political left. He writes, "The very definition of...

Duration:00:31:58

Ep. 10 – Race in America: The Uncomfortable Conversation

5/24/2016
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Karith Foster describes herself as a humorist, motivational speaker, TV & Radio personality, actress, author, blogger, entrepreneur and Black! Actually she says, " brown" if you watch some of her comedy routines online. Her race and marriage to a white or as Foster says, "peach", Australian provide material for her comedy and lectures as does the current state of race relations in the United States. Named by Backstage Magazine one of the "Top 10 Comics to Watch", Foster is an accomplished...

Duration:00:45:57

Ep. 9 – Jason Riley: “Stop helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed”

5/19/2016
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Federal programs intended to fight racism and help Black Americans move up the economic ladder actually cause more harm and destroy black lives according to Jason Riley. His book "Please Stop helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed" explains why Black Americans continue to fall behind other Americans in education and income, and Riley says, "Don't blame white racism." Riley, a member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board and a senior fellow at the Manhattan...

Duration:00:42:31

Ep. 8 – Can We Take A Joke? When Outrage and Comedy Collide

5/16/2016
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College campuses and universities used to be center stage for big name comedians. Not anymore. Stars like Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Maher have publicly criticized the wave of political correctness that condemns anything perceived to be offensive. Comedian Chris Rock says he stopped playing campuses because of the students' "...social views and their willingness not to offend anybody." Rock added, "you can't even be offensive on your way to being inoffensive." The documentary "Can We Take a...

Duration:00:28:17

Ep. 7 – Phil Angelides: Big Banks, The Financial Collapse; They Got Away With It!

5/6/2016
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People should take notice when someone like Phil Angelides talks about the 2008 financial collapse and says the largest banks in the country, "...got away with it!" Angelides was Chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Congress created the commission to investigate the financial collapse and recommend ways to avoid another catastrophe. When the Commission issued its final report in 2010 more than 8 million Americans had lost, or were in the process of losing their homes to...

Duration:00:25:47

Ep. 6 – Dr. Jean Twenge – The Millennial Generation: More Miserable Than Ever Before

4/11/2016
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Subscribe on iTunes Born between 1980 and 2000, the Millennials have thrown a wrench into American society that puzzles older generations. Dr. Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego State University, first explained the differences between Millennials and other generations in her 2006 ground breaking book Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled and More Miserable Than Ever Before. The recently updated book draws upon millions of studies...

Duration:00:36:16

Ep. 5 – Robert Putnam – The American Dream in Crisis: USA Becoming Two Class Society, Rich and Poor

4/4/2016
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Subscribe on iTunes Presidential candidates encounter furious voters, of all races, who have watched their economic conditions collapse and the prospects for their children to have a better future grow worse. Harvard Professor Robert Putnam's acclaimed book, "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis" predicts it will get worse before it gets better. Putnam says, "The backdrop to the problem facing poor families, poor schools and poor communities is the stagnant economy that has seen...

Duration:00:35:47

Ep. 4 – Greg Lukianoff On Censorship And New Attempts To Kill Free Speech

3/15/2016
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Subscribe on iTunes Trigger Warning - The following statements and questions are considered microaggressions on some college and university campuses: "America is the land of opportunity. Where are you from? I believe the most qualified person should get the job." The fight over free speech exploded into the spotlight last year when the University of California, Berkeley, issued a list of phrases students and faculty should avoid using because they were considered racist and sexist. Terms...

Duration:00:29:48

Ep. 3 – Ike Sorkin on Defending Bernie Madoff

3/7/2016
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Subscribe on iTunes It's been seven years since Bernie Madoff plead guilty to the $65 Billion Ponzi scheme that destroyed his family and the lives of roughly 20,000 investors. Now Madoff's lawyer Ike Sorkin shares his candid thoughts on the Madoff tragedy and new threats that rival Madoff and could hit Wall Street as well as main street investors next. Sorkin's prestigious legal career includes work as a federal prosecutor and Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's New York...

Duration:00:36:34

Ep. 2 – Ambassador Adam Ereli: “An attack against one is an attack against all”

2/29/2016
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Subscribe on iTunes Russia's arms buildup in Armenia poses a threat to Turkey, NATO, and global economic stability warns former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Adam Ereli. His recent article in Forbes magazine details Russia's more than one billion dollar militarization on Turkey's eastern border and warns Washington continues to ignore the Armenian buildup despite threats it poses to NATO member Turkey. "Putin is creating a new satellite state on NATO's border and threatening an indispensable...

Duration:00:23:34

Ep. 1 – Ben Shapiro: “When Diversity Becomes a Problem”

2/22/2016
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Conservatives and liberals get charged when conservative author, journalist and speaker Ben Shapiro exposes what he calls the hypocrisy of the left! Shapiro is on a ten city speaking tour confronting the current political correctness anti-free speech craze sweeping university and college campuses nationwide. His first speech, "Truth is a Micro Aggression" highlighted the anti-capitalist agenda of the campus left. Shapiro says, "Capitalism is color blind. The only color that capitalism...

Duration:00:21:57