Sun, 20 October 2019
Best Economic News You'll Never Hear, Major Cities Losing People & Rich Kids Get Into Elite Colleges through Elite Sports...First, Mayor Pete's Problem and a Prediction
Atlantic Magazine writer, Derek Thompson, is our guest for a conversation about and around provocative stories and subjects he's written about.
Derek touches on a part of the economy that's doing well but isn't getting any attention, the bizarre reason for the declining population of a few major American cities and the elite sports that give the advantage to rich, white high schoolers.
Mark and Derek also revisit his book, Hit Makers, the making of a hit idea (the science of popularity)
For the articles from Derek Thompson that we spoke of and more, here's the link: https://www.theatlantic.com/author/derek-thompson/
For Derek's book click here: HIT MAKERS
Michael Shure visits to talk Mayor Pete, Elizabeth Warren, Iowa polls, the Syria mess and a prediction.
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00:00:45-00:22:15 Michael Shure on Politics
00:22:15-00:58:00 Atlantic Writer, Derek Thompson