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Surprised to be Right Where We Expected

After seeing Super Tuesday shake up the Democratic primary, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what they see in Bernie Sanders’ sudden skid (02:01) and examine whether Bernie’s reliance on young people and traditionally disengaged voters is a faulty strategy (17:20). Also considered is the extent to which there are parallels between Bernie’s insurgency movement in the Democratic...

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Demagoguery Credibility and the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe and begins to make its prescence felt in the United States, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana look at the response in the United States, including how it seems that some in the leadership seem more concerned with deflecting blame than understanding and dealing with the problem (01:06)...

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Real Danger Brought By Virtual Connections

Understanding that the Internet can overload you with what you want to see, and also make it impossible to avoid things you don’t want to see, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the role the Internet research played in a tragic story of an attempted ‘freebirth’ that went wrong (01:11), the role trolling on the Internet played in the...

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Culture Series: The 48 Laws of Power, a Book by Robert Greene

As there are power dynamics in most human interactions, we explore Robert Greene's masterpiece, 48 Laws of Power. James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how many of the individual laws seem to tie into some broader concepts, noting particular laws that seem to relate to changing minds (01:48), avoiding trouble (11:19), moving crowds (26:47), and making moves (40:13).

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Culture Series: The 48 Laws of Power, a Book by Robert Greene
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Growing and Developing Our Way to Green

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana look at how societal will and innovation has allowed driven progress in the environmental movement alongside continued growth in a way that was seemingly unimaginable 50 years ago (01:09) and consider in this light whether our current climate concerns are overblown (14:11). We also discuss what we see in the efforts of some...

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Growing and Developing Our Way to Green
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Is Bloomberg a Solution to or a Result of a Flawed Primary Process?

Now that voting has begun for the Democratic Party’s Presidential Primary, James Keys, Tunde Ogunlana, and Rob Richardson discuss what we has stood out so far (01:33) and whether the primary process, which has some visible flaws, can deliver a viable candidate (11:22). We also consider whether Michael Bloomberg is making a mockery of the process by jumping...

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Tipping the Scales Toward Sustainability

With Georgetown University's decision divest from fossil fuel investments, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what we see with the massive amounts of carbon that is and has been released from the burning of fossil fuels (:48) and wonder whether it's too late to prevent catastrophe (10:38). We also take a look at Clearview AI's building and selling of...

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From the New Deal to the Raw Deal

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what we see generally with the cost of living squeeze being felt by many American families (0:55), looking first at some of the factors which may be influencing the excessive rise in housing costs (7:22). We also touch on what may be going on with the increase in other common costs, such...

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2019 Coronavirus and Primal Fear Reflected In the Market

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at how societal events can reveal the extent that human psychology influences short term stock market activity (00:52) and how people's subjective thoughts about leaders can also have substantial effect on the market and their perception of the economy (17:55). We also discuss the coronavirus and reasons why it has...

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Maybe This Is What LeBron Was Worried About

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana look at the jailing of a University of Minnesota student from China for political tweets (00:53), how this may be the type of thing LeBron James was worried about during the NBA and China controversy (04:02), and wonder if the government’s legal retaliation against CNN and AT&T puts us on a slippery slope towards...

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Impeachment is a Self Defense Mechanism For Our System

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana get into how impeachment works generally as a mechanism of our republic and why we have it (01:27), what we think about the actual charges that have been brought (12:08) and whether removal from office is warranted (27:00). We also analyze at some of the narratives being told and strategic plays being made...

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Old Fashioned Fights and New Age Problems

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the “old fashioned” fight over student loan forgiveness between the Secretary of Education and the House or Representatives (01:26) and the potential cancelling of the Worldwide Threat Assessment for a problematic reason (18:48), the revelation that screen time may be stunting the brain development of our youth (32:23), and issues around Hank Azaria’s...

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