Monthly Archives: January 2016

#96 The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff

(Recorded January 23, 2016) This week in our book club discussion, we discuss Dale Russakoff’s The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?, but don’t worry you can listen even if you didn’t read it.

Also, here’s a shorter version by the same author that appeared in the New Yorker: Schooled: Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg had a plan to reform Newark’s schools. They got an education.

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#95: Trump/GOP watch; Iran and the US Navy; Bernie Sanders; Obama’s Ultimate State of the Union; and the Oscars.

(Recorded January 16, 2016) This Week: (1) Trumpwatch & the GOP debate; (2) Bernie Sanders; (3) Obama’s Ultimate State of the Union; and (5) Boris and Adrian talk Oscars nominations.

FYI, we’ll be having a book club episode in the new year on The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff. Our discussion will air on January 26, 2016. If you’d like to hear us talk about anything in particular, use the contact link to get us your suggestions or questions by January 21st.

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#94: Oregon Standoff; Trumpwatch; Gay Marriage; LePage; Flint, MI; Gun Control; Saudi Arabia vs. Iran

(Recorded January 09, 2016) This Week: (1) An extended Round-Up; (2) President Obama’s executive actions on gun control; and (3) the deepening conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

FYI, we’ll be having a book club episode in the new year on The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff. Our discussion will air on January 26, 2016. If you’d like to hear us talk about anything in particular, use the contact link to get us your suggestions or questions by January 21st.

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#93: AM in the AM’s Second Annual Things of the Year Holiday Spectacular

(Recorded January 2, 2016) This week AM in the AM’s Second Annual Things of the Year Holiday Spectacular. We look back at 2015′s: (1) Schadenfreude; (2) Scandal; (3) Outrage; (3) Politician; (4) Trumpwatch Moment; (5) Tech Story; (6) Athlete; (7) Worst Person; (8) American; (9) Global Person; and (10) Story of the year. Plus Boris and Adrian’s predictions for 2016.

FYI, we’ll be having a book club episode in the new year on The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? by Dale Russakoff. Our discussion will air on January 26, 2016. If you’d like to hear us talk about anything in particular, use the contact link to get us your suggestions or questions by January 21st.

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