The San Francisco Experience

The San Francisco Experience

We are a data driven news commentary podcast with Global Reach, serving listeners in more than 65 countries. Our mission is to give the listener succinct, fact based analysis both non-ideological and independent from a California, Silicon Valley perspective, featuring newsmakers, thought leaders and authors as guests.

Your host

Jim Herlihy is a published author: his novel “Deceit and Dirty Money” is available on line. He served as President of the SF Public Library Commission 1992 - 1996. While working in Latin America, he was a stringer for The Economist, The Times and the BBC. Jim serves as a director on two SF sister city boards : Bangalore, India and Cork, Ireland.

Recent Episodes

Business

Making sense of today's economy: Inflation, Rising Interest Rates, Unemployment and Recession. Talking with Alex Domash, Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Aug. 10, 2022

An overview of the Fed’s fight against inflation, dim prospects for a soft landing and the likelihood of recession in the next 12 to 24 months.

Guest: Alex Domash
International

The UK's Conservatives choose a new leader and Prime Minister. In conversation with Georgina Wright, Director and Senior Fellow at the Institut Montaigne, Paris.

Aug. 4, 2022

The Conservative Party leadership race pits Rishi Sunak the Former Chancellor of the Exchequer against Liz Truss, Foreign Secretary. 160,000 party members will vote on the choice with the winner to be announced in early Sept…

Film Reviews

The Towering Inferno : Talking with Shaun Chang of The Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

Aug. 4, 2022

1970s disaster genre film with an ensemble cast including Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway and William Holden among others.

Guest: Shaun Chang

Recent Blog Posts

Rishi Sunak Liz Truss

For the third time in 6 years, the Conservative Party is voting on a new leader to replaced Boris Johnson. The race is between Rishi Sunak former Chancel…

Pelosi lands in Taiwan

Speaker Pelosi visit TSFE Taiwan in the face of Beijing’s protests.

Pelosi lands in Taiwan

Speaker Pelosi visit TSFE Taiwan in the face of Beijing’s protests.