Syrian Refugees Next Door, Adulting, Gift of Failure
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 982
- Sep 12, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:22:07 mins
Syrian Refugees Next Door (15:32) Dr. Jeffrey Cohen is a Professor of Anthropology at The Ohio State University. His research focus in migration and Refugees, Economics and Development, Nutrition, and Research Methodology. Following the bombings in Paris and again in Brussels, fears surrounding refugee placement in the U.S. has surged. Many of the republican presidential candidates issued statements regarding their hesitancy to allow further refugee placement. Dr. Cohen, whose recent article, Syrian refugees next door? Aims to answer these and other questions regarding the estimated 5 million Syrians now seeking refuge. Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up (1:01:09) Kelly Williams Brown is the author of Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps. Growing up is an ever challenging, ever changing endeavor. Each generation deals with it in their own way. Kelly Brown has literally written the book on growing up and shares what she has leaned from interviewing people from all walks of life. Liana Tan - Make the Most of Any Job (1:26:28) Remember the high school days when you would do anything for a spare dollar- and you did? You might be grateful that those high school jobs are in your past, but you never know what life could throw at you. Those part time so-called ‘starter’ jobs might be all that’s offered in the future. But there are definitely a few things we can learn from those part time burger-flipping jobs. Our producer, Liana Tan, is going to teach us five things we can do to pass the time at work and make any job more enjoyable. The Gift of Failure (1:47:33) Jessica Lahey is the author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. She is an educator, speaker and writer. She writes biweekly Parent-Teacher Conference advice column for the New York Times and is a contributor to the Atlantic. What do we learn from failure? Jessica Lahey, suggests that the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed.