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Prime Minister Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain can be Reversed

October 1, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain Can be Reversed. The prime minister answered my question during a public conversation he had at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, moderated by former Ambassador Nicholas Burns, on September 26, 2019. Runs: 6 minutes CLICK THE PLAYER TO LISTEN You may […]

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“Money has died” says Dr. Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN, and who I […]

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If You’re Worried about a Recession, Watch the Weekly Jobless Claims, says Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

Economist Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics says the key numbers to watch to see if the U.S. is dipping into recession are the weekly jobless claims. He says, so far those numbers indicate strength in the U.S. economy despite a drop in exports and other possible recession warnings. This is an excerpt from his […]

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Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Hosts Client Briefing with Economists Weinberg, O’Sullivan

September 24, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN. That’s why […]

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Back Channel Diplomacy Attempts to Defuse World Hot Spots, says Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott

August 16, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott tells us that back channel diplomacy is currently going on in ways unimagined by most citizens, through her organization, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. She became the NCAFP’s President and CEO in August 2018. Officially known as Track II Diplomacy, these closed­-door and off­-the­-record conferences provide opportunities for […]

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Israeli High Court Decision Puts Jerusalem Christian Community at Risk, says Former U.S. Ambassador Theros

August 5, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Patrick Theros discusses the Israeli High Court decision in favor of an extremist group that seeks the removal of Christians from the Old City of Jerusalem and the existential risks for the Christian community that the ruling poses. At issue in the real estate case, brought by the Greek Orthodox Church of […]

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After the Blackout, Gov. Cuomo tells WCBS’s John Metaxas, Con Ed “can be replaced.”

July 22, 2019

New Yorkers measure their lives by blackouts. I experienced my fourth* on Saturday July 13th, anchoring live coverage of the West Side Blackout on WCBS Newsradio 880. The evening brought me back to the 1965 blackout when I was 7 growing up in Manhattan, the 1977 blackout as a college student at Columbia during the […]

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Marshall Lester on Teaching Law in the Former Soviet Union

July 9, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Marshall Lester discusses his work as a teacher of international corporate law at programs in countries in the former Soviet Union. In this podcast he gives perspectives on the differences between American and overseas students, discusses their interest in U.S. law and offers insights into the fascinating regions in which he has […]

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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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