January 4, 2021
We use some key stats to do a brief re-cap of the mess that was 2020- but, overall, we definitely recommend turning the page to 2021.
0.30 Doug's Netflix recommendation
1.00 The Covid Pandemic, Again
8.50 Food Lines & Economic Disaster
12.00 Absentee and Mail In Ballots
15.40 Many Americans lack high speed internet
16.10 Biden's Low Hanging Fruit
18.00 Will Trump run in 2024?
19.30 The Demise of Local Newspapers
December 28, 2020
0.30 Covid and the Vaccines
2.45 The Global Economy and Jobs
4.50 Truth and Reconciliation
7.20 Getting Our Democracy Back
9.00 The Georgia Elections
12.00 The International World Order
13.40 More Bi-Partisanship
December 21, 2020
Here, with substantial help from Amiel Handelsman, an experienced coach who works with individuals and organizations, we explore how to process expert advice.
3.15 Distinguishing expert advice from other forms
5.30 Financial advice and uncertainty
7.10 How do you determine if someone is an expert?
9.10 Expert advice from the pandemic experts
11.15 Executives giving and receiving advice
16.20 The roles and elements of trust
20.25 Hearing advice you don't want to hear
26.50 Getting tips from Amiel
28.20 How to process advice from someone who doesn't know you
December 14, 2020
We finally break out of Trump Doom to brainstorm on what could really help fix the world over the next 10 years - all things being possible.
1.00 A Cure for Cancer
1.45 Health Report from Chris
3.10 The Browns Win the Super Bowl
3.30 Re-invigorating Democracy
9.00 Wealth Inequality
10.30 Solar Power and Climate Change
14.20 More Women Leaders
17.45 Population Health
December 7, 2020
Here we explore why, despite unrelenting pressure and threats from Trump, state election officials in the swing states - both Republicans and Democrats - have protected the integrity of the election
0.45 The election that wasn't really that close
4.00 State election officials take their jobs seriously
9.40 Chris says, "There are good people on both sides." where have we heard that before?
10.30 The Right Wing Echo Chamber
14.20 The Courts Hold the Line
16.50 Trump's Branding Problem
November 30, 2020
Chris and Doug meditate on the cycle of life, the conditions under which we'd like to extend it, and our future non-existence - or whatever happens after this wild ride we're on.
0.45 Study of Oxygen Therapy for Longevity
1.30 Chris's view of living forever
4.45 Doug's meditation on non-existence
10.15 Wealthy people trying to cheat death
14.45 Steve Jobs
16.45 People who are less afraid of death
21.00 Doug's Arrogance and the cycle of life
Aging Journal - Oxygen Therapy Extends Longevity
The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die
November 23, 2020
Doug and Chris (mostly) take a break from talking about politics to note the many things we have to be thankful for - despite the challenges of 2020.
6.10 Healthcare workers during Covid
10.15 Election Poll Workers
11.00 Dead People Voting
12.00 Joe Biden
16.00 Our Audience
November 16, 2020
Here we discuss the significance of our second major Covid wave on our health, families, and emotional well-being
1.00 The emotional toll of the pandemic
6.15 Individual rights and social obligations
8.45 Are we headed for healthcare rationing?
13.20 The Virus Burnout Syndrome
16.00 How can we learn from our virus experience so far?
18.00 Wall Street Journal Mask Wearing Update
PBS Interview of Biden Covid Task Force Co Chair
November 9, 2020
Here's our expert analysis on the election results, recorded on Saturday morning shortly before the presidential race was called for Biden
0.45 Overall Reactions to Election Results
3.20 Why didn't Mitch McConnell want a stimulus bill?
4.20 Georgia - The Democrat's Silver Lining
6.45 Re-visiting our Pre-Election Predictions
9.15 Our strategies for watching the election results
10.50 The election turnout
13.20 How did the pollsters do?
16.10 The Planned Pennsylvania Crisis
19.00 Where Biden Won the Election
25.00 The Democrat's Messaging Problem
27.00 The Brilliance of Biden's Campaign Strategy
November 2, 2020
We muse on the possible election results, to the extent that we can emotionally cope with that. And we make some analytical predictions about how things will go (in other words, we guess).
0.30 Possible election scenarios
6.00 Doug's swing state predictions
12.45 Post election day turmoil?
17.30 The future of Trump TV
19.30 The Contested Election Scenarios
29.00 Chris Calls the Election !!
FiveThirtyEight: Explore The Ways Trump Or Biden Could Win The Election