Steven Spierer, 5/16/15

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In 1987 3% of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Now that number is 11%. That may mean better diagnosis or it may mean a lot of false positive diagnoses. Either way, children as young as 3 years old are being prescribed drugs to help with symptoms. Steve talks with Dr. Marilyn Wedge, […]

Steven Spierer, 5/9/15

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After what seemed like a bad dream, our country has awakened in conditions where the economy has recovered for some but not others. Steve interviews Jim Mosquera, author of Escaping Oz, Navigating the Crisis.

Steven Spierer, 4/18/15

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A few weeks ago Steve talked about why the marriage rates of the 1950s were gone for good. After getting a strong email response, Steve looked into it more. Steve interviews June Carbone and Naomi Cahn, Co-Authors of Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family.

Steven Spierer, 4/4/15

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Steve tells the story of Professor Terry and The Lady In Brown. Then, regaining his shattered composure, Steve responds to an email from a listener with a risky real estate proposition.

Steven Spierer, 3/21/15

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Steve visits his 91 year old Uncle Manny in Fresno, CA and learns a lot.

Steven Spierer, 3/14/15

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On May 22, 1856, on the floor of the United States Congress, Representative Preston Brooks attacked Senator Charles Sumner with his walking cane in retaliation for a speech given by Senator Sumner two days earlier, beating Sumner into unconsciousness. That breakdown of reasoned discourse into violence marked a turning point that led four years later […]

Steven Spierer, 2/28/15

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Because we do not have official royalty in the United States of America we have created unofficial royalty in the form of entertainers. But another form of celebrity in our society has also included some politicians. No politician in the country is more of a celebrity than a President of the United States. Steve interviews […]

Steven Spierer, 2/21/15

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Steve talks about what to watch for in the upcoming presidential campaign. Then, from his perspective as a real estate attorney and a real estate investor, Steve talks about one of the craziest real estate booms in history, and it’s going on right now.

Steven Spierer, 2/7/15

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Everyone uses Wikipedia, right? Steve wondered how it started, how it works, how we can get the most out of it and whether it will always be free. Steve interviews Katherine Maher, Chief Communications Officer for Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts and supports Wikipedia.

Steven Spierer, 1/31/15

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Alzeheimer’s Disease accounts for about 70% of the cases of dementia and that number seems to be growing. There may actually be things a person can do to reduce the chances they will end up with Alzeheimer’s. Steve talks with Vincent Fortanasce, M.D., author of The ANTI-Alzheimer’s Prescription: The Science-Proven Prevention Plan to Start at […]