Steve interviews political science professor William Voegeli, author of Never Enough: America’s Limitless Welfare State about the upcoming Congressional elections, the job market and the American economy, as well as about his newest soon-to-be-released book, The Pity Party: A Mean Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion.
When Kate was thirty-three years old, a married Mom whose daughters Rachel and Stephanie were 18 months and 3 years old respectively, she suffered a massive stroke, paralyzing her from head to toe. Today, Kate’s left arm remains paralyzed, walking is still a major effort and stroke-resultant depression is a frequent visitor. Steve interviews Kate [...]
As a young, ambitious rabbi at one of New York’s largest synagogues, Charles Sherman had high expectations for what his future would hold—a happy and healthy family, professional success, and recognition. Then, early one morning in 1986, everything changed. His son Eyal spiked a fever and was soon in serious respiratory distress. Doctors discovered a [...]
Back in May Steve did a three-part series on money. Not how to invest millions, but what to consider if you have a job, perhaps a good job, but the money never seems to stretch far enough and you feel like you are on an unpleasant money treadmill where you never get anywhere. For some [...]
America is becoming a nation of increasingly sharply divided classes. The rise of Silicon Valley and the influence of technology combined with the collapse of the Media in doing their job of government oversight, and the paralysis of the government itself are creating a new class order, mostly at the expense of the middle class. [...]
The Supreme Courts of California and of the United States interpret laws and make rulings that change our lives for better and sometimes for worse. A practicing attorney in Southern California, Steve talks about how the legal system is supposed to work and how it sometimes works instead.
Steve, with his daughter-in-law Cyndy Spierer as his guest-host, interviews Meg Meeker, M.D., author of Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men.
Steve talks with child development & behavior specialist and all around Parent, Betsy Brown Braun, author of ‘Just Tell Me What To Say,’ and ‘You’re Not The Boss of Me’.
Many people are diagnosed, some mis-diagnosed, with Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. These conditions have no known cause, no cure and no approved or clearly effective treatment. Yet millions suffer and struggle. Steve interviews Andrea Hoot, an Enteroviral Researcher, and discusses practical approaches for individuals to take when consulting their own physicians to [...]
When we are aware of it, stress is a feeling of strain, pressure and upset. Certain types of stress are desirable, beneficial, and even healthy. Good stress helps improve athletic performance and can help generate motivation, adaptation, and appropriate responses to events in our daily lives. But too much stress and stress that is improperly [...]