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11-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Dreams Of Becoming Oncologist

June 3, 2019

Since 1976, The Valerie Fund has helped provide comfort and healing for thousands of New Jersey children stricken with cancer and blood disorders, close to their homes. This Saturday, June 8th, the organization is holding its annual fundraising walk and 5K run in Verona Park. Every year for the past decade, WCBS has asked me […]

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D.C. Lawyers Advance Civil Lawsuit vs. Republic of Turkey Over Beating of Protesters on U.S. Soil

March 25, 2019

•Turkey Faces April Deadline to Respond in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia •Ankara Foreign Ministry Finally Served After Rebuffing Service Three Times ◊PODCAST COLD OPEN VERBATIM: You had a trained paramilitary force attack peaceful protesters. The people who were protecting President Erdogan came across police lines and beat up our clients, hit […]

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These “Grumpy Liberals” are Elevating Journalism in the Time of Trump

March 21, 2019

John Metaxas speaks with Paul Glastris, editor in chief of the Washington Monthly, along with two of the publication’s editors, Daniel Block and Eric Cortellessa, about their quest to elevate journalism in this stressful time. Labelling his point of view, “grumpily liberal,” Paul says the Washington Monthly, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, remains devoted to […]

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Warshaw Burstein’s Meryl Wiener on the SEC Examination Priorities for 2019

March 7, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Meryl Wiener examines the newly announced SEC Examination Priorities for 2019. She outlines what SEC registered entities, from established broker-dealers to newly-formed hedge funds, should consider in dealing with a routine examination by the SEC (as opposed to an examination for cause, which will be covered in a future podcast). Meryl notes […]

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Using Modern Media for the Common Good: John Metaxas speaks with TheVJ.com’s Michael Rosenblum

February 16, 2019

John Metaxas speaks with Michael Rosenblum, the self-proclaimed “Father of Videojournalism” who has trained more than 40,000 VJs and built VJ-driven networks worldwide. In a wide-ranging talk on the history of media, Michael recounts his career, from his time living with and covering a Palestinian family in Gaza during the First Intifada to his current […]

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From Zionist to Palestinian Advocate: One Lawyer’s Journey

January 31, 2019

Podcaster John Metaxas interviews veteran civil rights attorney Robert Herbst about his journey from his liberal Jewish upbringing to becoming an advocate for Palestinian rights. Bob says just as “Black Lives Matter in the U.S., Palestinian lives matter in Israel/Palestine.” He says his viewpoint changed significantly after what he calls Israel’s brutal 2014 Operation Protective […]

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Columbia University’s David Phillips Calls on U.S. to Counter Erdogan Threat to Invade Eastern Syria

December 13, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: David Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace Building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, speaks with John Metaxas on today’s latest threats by Turkish President Erdogan to invade eastern regions of Syria. The threat puts at risk U.S. forces who are maintaining bases in the region […]

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Barry Klingman and Michael Zukerman on Foreign Investing in NY Real Estate

November 29, 2018

John Metaxas speaks with Warshaw Burstein partner Barry Klingman and of counsel Mike Zukerman about foreign investing in New York real estate. Mike outlines the ways foreign investors are getting into the market and which countries are leading the way. Barry discusses the unique structure of investments by foreign buyers, the special U.S. estate tax […]

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The Life of a Journalist and the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump

November 4, 2018

Award winning journalist John Metaxas speaks on “The Life of a Journalist and the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump.” John touches on his time covering Trump at ABC News and CBS, the saga of Marvin Roffman, the importance of truth, his studies with Fred Friendly, the lessons he teaches his college […]

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Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law Joins Insider Trading Task Force

November 2, 2018

Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas (Columbia Law ’84) about the state of insider trading law. Professor Coffee has been asked to join a task force to develop proposals to update this area of the law. The task force is to be chaired by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

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