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The Big Picture

  • Biden’s new deal: Is $6 trillion enough?
    President Biden’s budget proposal would cost taxpayers a whopping $6 trillion. Some are calling it the New Deal 2.0, but is pumping federal dollars a surefire way to get the economy back on track? Professor and economist Richard Wolff weighs...
    Jun 19, 2021 06:57
  • The Big Picture
    The Big Picture with Holland Cooke tackles the latest in political news, debates, commentary and more. The program airs live every Friday at 1:30 PM ET, with re-runs at 7 PM and 10:30 PM EM on Friday and Mondays at 01:30 PM ET.
  • Biden’s new deal: Is $6 trillion enough?
    Biden’s new deal: Is $6 trillion enough?
    President Biden’s budget proposal would cost taxpayers a whopping $6 trillion. Some are calling it the New Deal 2.0, but is pumping federal dollars a surefire way to get the economy back on track? Professor and economist Richard Wolff weighs...
    Jun 19, 2021 06:57
  • Inflation 2021: Fed Reserve’s ticking time bomb
    Inflation 2021: Fed Reserve’s ticking time bomb
    Post-lockdown unemployment is declining, but prices for goods like lumber, gas, and milk are sharply rising. While the Federal Reserve prints banknotes round-the-clock, Boom Bust co-host Christy Ai weighs in on accelerated inflation rates that are...
    Jun 12, 2021 06:54
  • Tokyo Olympics in limbo: 10,000 volunteers resign
    Tokyo Olympics in limbo: 10,000 volunteers resign
    Around 10,000 Tokyo Olympic volunteers have resigned from their duties, sending organizers into a tug-of-war with Covid-wary scientists and Japanese citizens. Back stateside, the MLB revamps a laundry list of rules in order to be more...
    Jun 5, 2021 06:51
  • Post-pandemic roll call: teachers absent
    Post-pandemic roll call: teachers absent
    Countless educators consider leaving their profession due to hardships caused by a year of teaching from home. Was online instruction just a Band-Aid for a much bigger issue? Host of #TeacherTalk Dr. Lisa Mozer and...
    May 29, 2021 06:39
  • Las Vegas comeback: Saving Sin City
    Las Vegas comeback: Saving Sin City
    Viva Las Vegas? As lockdowns and mask mandates are lifted nationwide, how has the past year impacted the livelihoods of those in Sin City? Author and radio broadcaster Heidi Harris shares her impressions of the future as a Las Vegas native. Talk...
    May 22, 2021 06:21
  • Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: Biden pushes menthol cigarette ban
    Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: Biden pushes menthol cigarette ban
    Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em... at least for the time being. Former President Trump took up arms against the vaping industry, and now President Biden is moving to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes among other tobacco products. Attorney Sara...
    May 15, 2021 06:12
  • Cash-strapped economy won’t be ‘back to business’
    Cash-strapped economy won’t be ‘back to business’
    Nearly half of the country is now vaccinated against Covid, but Strelmark founder Hilary Fordwich promises it WON’T be back to business ‘as usual’. From companies like Ford to Budweiser to American Express, private industries have...
    May 8, 2021 06:21
  • Fake FEMA workers poaching Covid funeral funds
    Fake FEMA workers poaching Covid funeral funds
    While we’ve all been staying at home, scam artists have been on the prowl. Attorney and professor Steven Weisman explains a federal crackdown on robo-callers gone HAYWIRE during the pandemic – including crooks posing as FEMA workers...
    May 1, 2021 06:20
  • Post-lockdown dos and don’ts
    Post-lockdown dos and don’ts
    From mask mandates to vaccines, opinions differ on how best to stay safe. As ballparks and theaters reopen, etiquette adviser and Beverly Hills Manners founder Lisa Gache offers guidance on how to steer clear of unsavory confrontations. Data mining...
    Apr 24, 2021 07:14
  • When worse comes to worst: Are YOU prepared?
    When worse comes to worst: Are YOU prepared?
    2020 quickly upturned daily lives across the world, making all of us wonder “What IF?” Founder & CEO of ThePrepared.com John Ramey discusses how mental and financial preparedness can be just as critical as survival skills...
    Apr 17, 2021 06:41