Bannon Out, Jobs and Gender, Solar Eclipse
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1274
- Aug 21, 2017 4:00 pm
- 2:22:48 mins
Bannon Out (18:21) Joe Cannon is the CEO of the Fuel Freedom Foundation, former Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, past assistant administrator in the US EPA, and editor of the Deseret News. Joe Cannon discusses Steve Bannon leaving The White House and the fall out from Charlottesville. How a job acquires a gender (1:08:45) Laura Doering is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Organization, McGill University. Professor Doering researches the impact of sociological forces on economic development in emerging markets. Her work examines how factors like personal relationships, status characteristics, household constraints, and spatial location shape economic outcomes for entrepreneurs and organizations. Ph.D. in Sociology and Business Administration, University of Chicago. Why is it that some jobs are seen as best suited for women and other jobs are for men? Women are assigned receptionist, nursing, and childcare while men get construction, mechanic, and managerial jobs. Laura Doering explains how Gender bias in the workplace can disadvantage women and men. Solar Eclipse (1:55:22) Darin Ragozzine is an Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University where he specializes in Planetary Science, Astrophysics, Exoplanets, and Astrostatistics. He has been the Science Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple NASA grants and the Principal Investigator of multiple Hubble Space Telescope proposals/grants. A solar eclipse will be viewable in the United States on August 21st. This is the first total solar eclipse in the United States since June 8, 1918, and it will be the last one until the year 2024. Darin Ragozzine shares the significance of this event.