Trust in Government, Collapse of Parenting, Screen Cleaning

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1398

  • Jan 12, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 2:27:23 mins

Trust in Government (19:23) Ryan Turner is an adjunct professor at St. Edward's University School of Behavioral & Social Sciences.  With the release of the JFK files a few months back came a surge of media coverage about the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath, but it’s not like public interest has ever really slowed. On any day of the week, visit Dealey Plaza, the downtown Dallas site of the assassination, and you’ll see curious tourists trying to figure out what really happened. Ryan Turner talks about how withering public trust in government could be traced all the way back to the JFK assassination. The Collapse of Parenting (1:07:34) Leonard Sax is a practicing family physician and best-selling author. He has worked on issues of child and adolescent development with schools and communities in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt that children are growing up today in a very different world than the one their parents grew up in. Every day they face new challenges, whether at school, with their friends, or at home. Parents, for their part, have also changed the way that they raise their kids, and perhaps not all for the better. After all, the past 30 years have seen rising levels of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people. Leonard Sax is the author of the book The Collapse of Parenting which articulates the problems that parents face and how they can solve them.  Jeff Simpson - Screen Cleaning (1:37:14) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV helping you find family-friendly options.

Episode Segments

The Collapse of Parenting

30 MINS

Leonard Sax is a practicing family physician and best-selling author. He has worked on issues of child and adolescent development with schools and communities in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt that children are growing up today in a very different world than the one their parents grew up in. Every day they face new challenges, whether at school, with their friends, or at home. Parents, for their part, have also changed the way that they raise their kids, and perhaps not all for the better. After all, the past 30 years have seen rising levels of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people. Leonard Sax is the author of the book The Collapse of Parenting which articulates the problems that parents face and how they can solve them.

Leonard Sax is a practicing family physician and best-selling author. He has worked on issues of child and adolescent development with schools and communities in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt that children are growing up today in a very different world than the one their parents grew up in. Every day they face new challenges, whether at school, with their friends, or at home. Parents, for their part, have also changed the way that they raise their kids, and perhaps not all for the better. After all, the past 30 years have seen rising levels of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people. Leonard Sax is the author of the book The Collapse of Parenting which articulates the problems that parents face and how they can solve them.