Spailout!

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech talk about the latest news about Spain’s bank bailout, how it’s likely to impact the United States, and whether the European Union has a future. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so | Read More »

    The Cyber War Against You and Your Country

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the state of cyber warfare, the vulnerabilities of your personal data and the risk that our infrastructure faces from hackers. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can | Read More »

    Jay Cost on the Fallout From Walker’s Win in Wisconsin

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jay Cost to discuss the fallout from Scott Walker’s victory in Wisconsin, the impact on the labor movement, and whether lessons learned by Republicans can be exported nationwide come November. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email | Read More »

    The Right Way to Do Interstate Insurance

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Ben Domenech is joined by Beverly Gossage to discuss interstate insurance, why it has failed so far and how it can succeed in providing more insurance options at lower cost. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so | Read More »

    Decision Day in Wisconsin

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by CJ Ciaramella to discuss today’s hotly contested Wisconsin recall election, which side will benefit from high turnout, and how the relationship between Democrats and public sector unions may be impacted by today’s result. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and | Read More »

    Are We Headed for Another Crash?

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the stagnant economy, Europe’s debt crisis, and how it may impact our ability to return to growth. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so at | Read More »

    Does Anemic May Jobs Report Guarantee More Quantitative Easing?

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the bad May jobs numbers, how this emboldens calls for more quantitative easing, and the reaction in the bond market. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can | Read More »

    Massachusetts Plans to Squeeze Doctors to Control Health Care Costs

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Josh Archambault to discuss the Massachusetts effort to manage health care costs by squeezing the state’s doctors, how it will impact the quality of care, and whether the national discussion on Obamacare will influence the legislature’s final product. We’re brought to you as | Read More »

    Jay Cost Talks Spoiled Rotten

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Jay Cost to discuss his book Spoiled Rotten: How the Politics of Patronage Corrupted the Once Noble Democratic Party and now Threatens the American Republic, the history of the Democratic party’s patronage system, and the state of modern Democratic politics. We’re brought to | Read More »

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    Syria, Iran and an Explosive Middle East

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Peter Brookes talks about the latest developments in Iran, response to the Syrian massacre and the explosive situation in the Middle East. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so | Read More »

    The Politics of Government Investment

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to honor our military and take about a new study examining the relation between corporate political connections and government investment. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so | Read More »

    Greece’s False Austerity is a Lesson for Washington

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the false austerity in Greece, how Washington should learn from this example and the perils of Keynesian economics. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so | Read More »

    A Closer Look at Mitt Romney’s Education Plan

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Joy Pullman, to discuss Mitt Romney’s education plan, his school choice proposal, and how he would change higher-ed. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so at coffee[at]newledger.com. We hope | Read More »

    A Nation of Heretics

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Ross Douthat to discuss his book Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, how American Christianity has gone astray, and the deeply troubling consequences for American life and politics. We’re brought to you as always byStephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d | Read More »

    Catholics Sue to Stop HHS Birth Control Mandate

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Hernon of Franciscan University, to discuss the Catholic lawsuit over the HHS mandate that religious institutions provide coverage of birth control and why Franciscian became the first Catholic institution to drop health insurance for students over the HHS mandate. We’re brought to | Read More »