A podcast focusing on the social and political trends shaping our future.
EP 711 Meet A Man Who Has Traveled to Every Country in the World…Really!
I don’t know how many trips you take in a year, but it’s difficult for me to imagine having the time, energy or resources to travel to EVERY country in the world, even over a half century of excursions. Our guest has done just that. Boris Kester, author of “The Long Road to Cullaville:Stories From … Read More Read More
EP 710 Sleep Problems Plague Americans
It’s hard to have a conversation with a friend or colleague where the issue of sleep doesn’t come up. In most cases, you’ll hear people say there’s is not restful and they are trying a range of things, from a new mattress to meditation or white noise to address it. Some may describe a … Read More Read More
EP 709 Does Israel Have an End Game in Mind in Its Response to Hamas’ Brutal Attack?
The words we hear from Israeli government and military officials is that the end game is to rid Gaza of Hamas, the terrorist group that runs it and committed unspeakable atrocities against Israeli citizens on October 7. Yet, if history is a guide, the overwhelming military response now being visited upon Hamas, and civilians who … Read More Read More
EP 708 Can You Trust On-Line Reviews?
Fake on-line reviews permeate every sector of commerce, from the purchase of hard goods to the doctor you to choose, to the restaurant you try, to the plumber who has five stars. Does he really? It’s a complex web of lies that has developed in this vital space for e-commerce. Finally, the federal government, under … Read More Read More
EP 707 Cities Represent the Future For Countries Around the Globe
Forty countries around the world had a majority of their populations living in cities in 1960, whereas today that figure is more than one hundred. And that trajectory is projected to continue in dramatic fashion throughout the century, in both developed and developing nations. For the first time in human history half of humanity … Read More Read More
EP 706 In the Wake of the Opioid Crisis, Are There Better Ways to Deal with Chronic Pain?
There’s a commercial on television with a famous chef telling us that the most important tool he uses in his kitchen is his brain. And that’s the same organ needed to deal with chronic pain according to our guest, Dr. Afton Hassett, an associate professor and Director of Pain and Opioid Research at the University … Read More Read More
Larry is so well informed and thoughtful on so many topics. Great podcast!
Wonderful and Thought Provoking
This podcast cover such a vast array of topics that are engaging and make you want to delve deeper into the issues discussed. I really enjoy it!
Unique and Intriguing
Great show that keeps you engaged and looking forward to the next episode. Five stars!