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At the Crossroads of Economic Recession and Recovery

Our current economic situation seems dire, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at what experts are saying is in store for our economy, including whether we are in position to have a quick recovery (01:42) or experience an extended depression (09:32) and if anything can be done to get things back on track more quickly (19:05)....

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At the Crossroads of Economic Recession and Recovery
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Law and Order v Power and Privilege

No one man should have all that power, so James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Carlton Washington take a look at the use of power and privilege to undermine the rule of law, particularly taking a look at the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and the failure to arrest the killers (01:54) and the armed protests of COVID lockdown and whether...

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Culture Series: Part 2 of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Continuing their look at Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how the described corporatocracy system and economic hit man activity undeniably did provide some benefits to Americans (02:22). The guys also consider whether a having corporatocracy with economic hit men is inconsistent with the foundational values of the America republic (11:16), whether...

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Culture Series: Part 2 of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
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Streaming Between the Lines: The Irishman

Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” told a story that involved some of the most monumental political and social events in the 20th century, and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what stood out from a economic and a human standpoint in the movie (1:17), take a look at how certain aspects of how power is exercised is timeless and how...

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Streaming Between the Lines: The Irishman
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Culture Series: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man – Pt 1

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is unquestionably an eye opening book, and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what about the described corporatocracy system and economic hit man activity stood out to them (0:58) and how learning about the way things may go down behind the scenes can improve one’s understanding of what is going on around us...

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Culture Series: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man - Pt 1
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Jobs Are Being Lost While Press Conferences Are Being Won

As our society continues to try to weather the fallout from COVID-19, James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Rob Richardson discuss the unprecedented nature of the ongoing job losses and what a recovery for working people would look like (2:02) and why the government stimulus did not seem to serve working people (18:45). The guys also point out that...

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The Mysterious Human Experience – Sleep And Willpower

There are many things about the human experience that the more we learn about, the less we understand, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how sleep is generally understood (1:29), how various factors can influence the ability to get good sleep (12:58), and the importance of sleep and how it plays a large role in the ability to...

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The Census Counts Us Equally and Categorizes Us Arbitrarily

Having recently completed their forms from the U.S. 2020 Census, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the census and why participation is vital for having your interests addressed by our government (02:00). The guys also discuss how the handling of race in the 2020 Census illustrates that race as we know it is an artificial...

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You Won’t Go Anywhere (Good) Trying to Lead on Good Intentions Alone

With the Democratic Party in its current form seeming so ineffective and unable to consistently fill its role in our two party system of governance, James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Rob Richardson discuss whether the Democratic Party is wasting our time with such a defective approach to politics (02:32) and whether there is anything that the party as a...

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Culture Series: Hamilton, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Alexander Hamilton has a story we can all relate to, and James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and special guest Rick Ellsley take a look at the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, specifically getting into the things that stood out in Hamilton's story and the musical production (02:43) and whether the historical story was...

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Culture Series: Hamilton, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Nothing to Fear Except Ineffective Leadership Itself

How someone responds in the face of crisis is telling, so with societies around the globe in crisis mode dealing with COVID-19, James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana and Rob Richardson take a look at the type of characteristics in a leader can make them effective in times of crisis (02:09) and discuss some positive things they have seen from leaders...

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You Feel COVID19 Now, Whether You Have It or Not

As COVID-19 continues its rapid spread in the U.S. and around the world, James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Rob Richardson take a look at the practice of social distancing, how has been presented by many authorities as a way to make the spread of the virus more manageable (01:42), and how some have seemingly disregarded the practice (12:26). ...

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You Feel COVID19 Now, Whether You Have It or Not
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