Economic Fear and Political Inaction, Children and Alcohol Ads
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 992
- Sep 23, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:20:30 mins
American Insecurity: Why our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction (16:01) Dr. Adam S. Levine an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Most people will say that public speaking, heights, and snakes would stop them dead in their tracks. However, is the American economy one of the scary monsters under our beds? Here today to answer that question is Adam Seth Levine, the author of American Insecurity: Why our economic fears lead to political inaction. The More Alcohol Ads Kids See, the More Alcohol they Consume (1:02:45) Dr. Timothy Naimi is a physician and substance use researcher/epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and an Associate Professor with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. His current research interests, for which he receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health and CDC, include binge drinking, youth drinking, and the effects of alcohol control policies. Dr. Naimi explains a rescent on about the effect of alcohol ads on kids. Liana Tan - Lefties (1:28:54) What do Barrack Obama, Richard Simmons, Oprah Winfrey, and Jack-the-Ripper have in common? They were all left handed. Did you know only 12 percent of the world’s population is left handed? You might be left handed yourself, but you might not know some of the other powers that came with your ability. So today we will have our producer, Liana Tan, explain to us this rare phenomenon and some of the most interesting quirks that come with it. Parent Previews - The Magnificent Seven (1:50:53) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to review the new movie The Magnificent Seven.