#179 Election Special: Our Take

What are the most inspiring, exasperating, unique, important, and first-in-our-lifetime results from the Midterm Elections? In this special edition, Jim and Richard give their Quick Fixes take on how American voted.

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#174 Lessons from Reagan: Bob Spitz

Our guest, best-selling biographer Bob Spitz, is the author of "Reagan: An American Journey", a richly detailed, riveting, and account of a remarkable life.

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#172 Identity Politics: Dignity and Resentment. Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is a political scientist at Stanford University. His best-known book is "The End of History and the Last Man", published after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.  In his new book, "IdentityThe Demand for Dignity and The Politics of Resentment," he warns that unless we forge a universal understanding of human dignity, we will doom ourselves to continual conflict. 

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#166 Populism: Bigger Than Trump? Salena Zito

Most political experts did not think that Trump could win the 2016 election. Was Trump’s win a one-off event, or did it represent a fundamental realignment of American politics?

Our guest, Salena Zito, author of "The Great Revolt", argues that experts and elites are out of touch with Trump supporters. Zito has written extensively about Trump and populism. Her work has appeared in the New York Post, the Washington Examiner, and she has been a contributor to The Atlantic. 

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#163 The High Cost of America First: James Bacchus

Our guest is former Florida Congressman James Bacchus, Director of the Center for Global Economic and Environmental Opportunity at the University of Central Florida. He was twice the chief judge of the highest court of world trade at the W.T.O. in Geneva, Switzerland.

Jim's new book is "The Willing World. Shaping and Sharing a Sustainable Global Prosperity."

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