According to Dr. Friedman, the era we are in is one of the first times the social and economic cycles actually coincide. This could mean we are in a very intense time for us all – countries and individuals. Join us to learn more about how geo-politics impact us all everyday.
This week’s discussion focuses on the Abraham Accords and their purpose. We ask- were they effective? And what will they mean to future peacekeeping in that part of the world?
While their parents, the one-child policy generation, instituted in the 1980s and 1990s, which produced a generation of “only me” children, accepted the government mandates in every area of their lives, the restless generation does not. They are increasingly consumer-oriented, questioning government dictates, and expanding their world.
Eric Weiner, award-winning journalist, former foreign correspondent for NPR, and best-selling author of The Geography of Bliss, among others, joined hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk for a rollicking discussion on his newest work, The Socrates Express, and shared insights from some of our favorite philosophers.
Is anti-Semitism still an issue in the U.S. and elsewhere? Our experts, Holly Huffnagle: The American Jewish Committee’s, U.S. Director, for Combating Antisemitism and Sara Abosch Jacobson, Ph.D., Senior Director for Education in the Dallas Holocaust Museum, say absolutely.
There is no doubt that the pandemic has caused our relations with China to plummet and accelerated the competition between us.
They are also the third-largest trading partner the U.S. has and the second-largest economy in the world and the most formidable competition that the U.S. has.
Bringing some new perspectives on this growing concern is David J. Firestein, the inaugural president and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations (Bush China Foundation).