May 17, 2023
Confronting the Fentanyl crisis on the streets of San Francisco.
May 16, 2023
Turkey faces an historic presidential runoff election on Sunday May 28, pitting incumbent President Erdogan against challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Over 88% of registered voters turned out to vote in the first round.
May 12, 2023
ESG investment considerations have become controversial of late due to widely varying goals, greenwashing , unreliable data and anti ESG legislation. How does an investor navigate this thicket ?
May 10, 2023
An intervention how we think about war. War from the civilian perspective. Conscious ways non combatants participate in war.
May 4, 2023
AI is quickly being integrated into every aspect of American life and many people have misgivings.
May 4, 2023
The growing wealth gap between urban and rural China. And 300 million migrant workers find few opportunities for advancement beyond a factory job because of strict domestic registration rules that make migrants second class …
April 26, 2023
A book review. An approach based on cooperation encompassing Economics, politics and social theory.
April 25, 2023
Founded in 1907 but revived in 1997, the rally lasts 36 days starting at the Great Wall of China and ending at the Eiffel Tower. For 36 days over 8500 miles, across 11 countries and 8 time zones competitors race their class…
April 21, 2023
TCM hosts an annual Classic Film Festival in Hollywood every year. Shaun Chang was on hand last weekend for the extravaganza.
April 19, 2023
American popular culture has created many superheroes, but few are black. Author Mark Sneed remedies that shortcoming with his latest book Ye Pawn.
April 13, 2023
The disparate treatment of black versus white youth in the juvenile Justice system is highlighted.
April 11, 2023
Turkey’s dominance of the Black Sea during the Ukraine War while maintaining commercial and diplomatic ties with Russia has been a tight rope walk.
April 6, 2023
The 45th Carnaval San Francisco celebrating our diverse Hispanic culture takes place May 27 and 28 and features international artists, bands, cuisine spread over a 17 block expanse of the Mission District.
April 5, 2023
Bob Smith relates his experience with the Washington Bureau of The New York Times during the Nixon Administration including Watergate.
April 1, 2023
What to watch for on Tuesday at the Trump arraignment in New York and the impact of the indictment on Campaign 2024.
April 1, 2023
Donald Trump has been indicted in connection with the payment of hush money to porn actress Stormy Daniels. In this episode we explore the political impact.
March 30, 2023
Since most Americans get their news from Social media sites where opinion masquerades as news, our ability to analyze, critique and make judgments based on facts is essential.
March 24, 2023
Committed to the democratic process as a Commissioner and international election observer.
March 22, 2023
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank caused regulators to act on uninsured bank deposits, above the $250,000 FDIC cap.