Introduction. John Samples and David Keating provide a brief history of campaign finance reform. Clark Neily on civil asset forfeiture abuse. Andrew Grossman on "Fisher v. University of Texas" and the future of affirmative action. Jim Harper on why we should not have a national ID as sought by the REAL ID Act. Terence Kealey on why government should not fund science.
Analysis of the New Hampshire primary. Charlie is joined by Maggie Haberman of the New York Times, Annie Karni of Politico, and Nate Silver, founder of the Five-Thirty-Eight blog. Next, a conversation with drector Richard Eyre, who discusses his latest challenge: directing the opera Manon Lescaut for the Met.
A live discussion about the New Hampshire Primary, with Ed Luce of the Financial Times; Megan Murphy of Bloomberg Business; Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine; and Dan Senor, author and political adviser. Next, a look at Zoolander 2 with director and star Ben Stiller; writer and actor Justin Theroux; and writer Nicholas Stoller.
A conversation with Hugh Hewitt, host of the conservative radio program, The Hugh Hewitt Show. Next, a preview of the New Hampshire Primary, with Robert Costa of the Washington Post; Stuart Stevens, columnist for the Daily Beast; Patrick Healy of the New York Times; and Jonathan Alter of MSNBC. And finally, a conversation with Peter Bergen, author of "The United States of Jihad".
Analysis of the Democratic Debate, with Glenn Thrush, chief political correspondent for Politico; Mark Halperin and John Heilemann of Bloomberg Politics; Gerald Seib of The Wall Street Journal; and John Cassidy of The New Yorker. Next, a preview of Super Bowl 50 with Jim Nantz, who will be announcing his fourth Super Bowl for CBS this Sunday. And finally, a discussion about ISIS in Libya with Jean-Marie Guéhenno, president of the International Crisis Group, Frederic Wehrey of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Alan Kuperman of the Lyndon Johnson School of Public Affairs.
A conversation with Danny Bowien, chef and co-founder of the restaurants Mission Chinese Food and Mission Cantina. His new book is called "The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook". Next, Al Hunt joins us from New Hampshire with Tim Roth, Kathy Sullivan, and Joe McQuaid. And finally, a conversation about "Touched with Fire", a film which explores the connections between bipolar disorder and creativity. Charlie is joined by director Paul Dalio, actor Luke Kirby, and Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of the forthcoming book, Islamic Exceptionalism; Tom Gjelten, religion correspondent for NPR; and Farhana Khera, president and executive director of Muslim Advocates. Next, a conversation about the Superbowl's most anticipated commercials with Jeanine Poggi, reporter for Ad Age, Stuart Elliott, writer for Media Village, and Jason Deland, founding partner of advertising firm Anomaly. And finally, a conversation with Amos Gitai, the director of Rabin, The Last Day.
Analysis of yesterday's Iowa caucuses. Charlie is joined by Matthew Dowd, chief political analyst for ABC News; Frank Bruni, columnist at The New York Times; David Axelrod, senior political commentator at CNN; and Susan Glasser, editor of POLITICO. Next, a conversation with Michael Milken, one of the biggest medical philanthropists in the country, on medical research today.
Live coverage of the Iowa Caucuses, with Al Hunt of Bloomberg News; Judy Woodruff of PBS Newshour; Katty Kay, anchor for BBC World News America; Robert Draper, writer for the New York Times Magazine; and Dan Senor, former adviser to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan
Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in eight episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.'To Keep Him Honest': with big bets on a champion boxing match, the local crooks keep McLevy busy. 'Picture of Innocence': a high court judge is dead, and suspicion falls on his wife.
In his first series, Miles Jupp is in the chair for eight episodes of BBC Radio 4's ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz,'the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio', has been providing headlines, punchlines and a sharply satirical take on the news since it first aired in 1977. In these eight episodes, the players include regulars such as Mark Steel, Susan Calman, Jeremy Hardy, Samira Ahmed and Lucy Porter....
Encore Broadcast: Actor Brie Larson, star of "Room," talks about being trapped on a plane while passengers watch her movie... The esteemed Gloria Steinem answers etiquette questions and gives you permission NOT to smile...
Analysis of last night's G.O.P. debate with Matthew Dowd, chief political analyst for ABC News; Carol Lee, White House correspondent for The Wall Street Journal; and, from Iowa, Al Hunt of Bloomberg News and Dan Balz of The Washington Post. Next, a conversation with Scott Malcomson, fellow at the Carnegie Corporation and author of "Splinternet – How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragmenting the World Wide Web". And finally, a brief update from Mike Allen, chief White House correspondent for POLITICO, on his publication's future.
A preview of Super Bowl 50 with Bill Cowher, studio analyst for the The NFL Today. Next, Dr. Anthony Fauci on the mosquito-borne Zika virus. And finally, a look at Fighting ISIS, a new special report from Vice on HBO. Charlie is joined by the correspondent, Ben Anderson, and the cinematographer, Jackson Fager.
A discussion with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt about Donald Trump and tomorrow's GOP debate. Next, Gabriel Sherman, national affairs editor at New York Magazine, and Megan Murphy of Bloomberg News reflect on Trump's decision not to participate in the debate. And finally, Al Hunt is in Iowa with Michael Gartner, Doug Gross and Ann Selzer.
Glenn Thrush, chief political correspondent for Politico, discusses his recent interview with President Obama and the upcoming Iowa caucuses. Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talks about the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq and his new app, "Churchill Solitaire". And finally, a conversation with Chelsea Handler on her new Netflix documentary series, "Chelsea Does".
A conversation with Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz and author of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse. Next, a conversation about China and the global economy with Tung Chee-Hwa, former Chief Executive and President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong.
"Mad Men" star John Slattery finds heroes and horrors in his native Boston, in the Oscar-nominated "Spotlight"... Indie pop star Eleanor Friedberger puts on a show - in the kitchen and at the turntable...
A preview of Sunday's NFL Conference championships with Peter King of "Sports Illustrated". Next, Mark Strong discusses his role in the revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge". And finally, the Broadway play "King Charles III", set in a future when Prince Charles has ascended the throne. Charlie is joined by the play's stars: Tim Pigott-Smith, Margot Leicester, Oliver Chris, and Lydia Wilson.
A political update from New Hampshire with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, managing editors of Bloomberg Politics. Next, a conversation with David Martin, national security correspondent for CBS News. And finally, Robert Gates, secretary of defense under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, about his latest book, "A Passion for Leadership".
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.
"Practical and helpful"
Ho ho ho! Here's what to listen to while driving to the mall, wrapping gifts, entertaining friends, or relaxing in front of a crackling holiday fire. In Scott Simon's modern version of the Christmas story, Jesus is born in an abandoned factory near Cleveland and the Three Wise Persons bring Chipotle gift cards. Claudia Sanchez gives a Latin accent to "A Visit from St. Nicholas". Barbara Bradley Hagerty explores what Christmas means for the boy choristers of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Hint: Handel).
"A Worthwhile Holiday Tradition"
Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"IT IS DRAMATIZED"
Car Talk, winner of a Peabody Award, is broadcast each week to NPR stations nationwide. The world's wackiest call-in show, it mixes automotive advice with wisecracks, roadside philosophy, and guffaws. No problem is too ridiculous, no solution too absurd, and before you know it, "you've wasted another perfectly good hour listening to Car Talk". Or, in this case, four.
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Brian Cox stars as the Victorian detective in a further nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.
"Once you get into the world, it's hard to get out"
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better
"Some great points too short"
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
"Goldman; Focus and Leaderhip"
When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel and motor-cars that leads them all on a timeless adventure.
"Wonderful narration, not the full text though..."
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance.
The Gospel of Mark: Juliet Stevenson reads St Mark's account of the life and teachings of Jesus. Specially composed music is included. The readings were part of BBC Radio 4's series of 341 daily episodes of the Bible, broadcast in 1991 and 1992. Abridged by Michael Jones.
"I listen to this over and over again!"
Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in Shakespeare's tragedy of love and power. As part of BBC Radio 3's celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in this brand-new production. Lovers, politicians, superstars... Antony & Cleopatra is Shakespeare’s late and epic tragedy of mature love, and the catastrophic fall from grace and power that it brings about.
A collection of three plays by Mike Walker, inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, about the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty. The series was originally broadcast on Radio 4 in the Classic Serials slots on 14, 21, and 28 February 2010.
Niraj Dawar, a professor of marketing at the Ivey Business School in Ontario, reports on how customers and the market now stand at the core of business – and how this requires a rethink of the traditional principles of strategy.
A new system allows the traditional hierarchy to operate in concert with a companywide “strategy network” that holds the key to nimble change.
The first 25 episodes from the landmark BBC Radio series. Martin Sixsmith brings his first-hand experience of reporting from Russia to this fascinating narrative, witnessing the critical moment when the Soviet Union finally lost its grip on power. Power struggles have a constant presence in his story, from the Mongol hordes that invaded in the 13th century, through the iron autocratic fists of successive Tsars.
"Very biased history based on western views."
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Learn to ask the right question . . ."