Byron Auguste On Rewiring the U.S. Labor Market (Ep. 160) | Conversations with Tyler:
in 1983, with the nation at risk, we suddenly decided, “Oh, point of high school is for everyone to go to college.” No one had told high schools up until that point. Now that that’s the case, the basic problem is, if you keep the number of college seats constant, and you demand that everybody try to go to college — and in fact, if businesses, to some extent, weaponize college degrees by saying, “Oh, if you don’t have a college degree, you can’t get into a decent job” — well then, suddenly you’ve got a huge demand for college degrees, and you’ve got basically mostly fixed supply.
*This was a wonderful podcast episode. Worth a listen. Link nearby should be to the transcript page. Should be able to find link or player to listen there too.
A Podcast Answers a Fast-Food Question That Nobody Is Asking – The New York Times:
Maybe you are too young to remember. Perhaps you forgot. Or there’s a chance you’ve blocked it. But the home of the Big Mac began selling pizza in the mid-1980s, hoping to grab market share from national pie chains.
With Big Stars and Paid Subscriptions, Luminary Aims to Be the Netflix of Podcasts – The New York Times:
“Most podcasts are free, but the Luminary app — set to arrive by June — will focus on subscriptions. For $8 a month, subscribers will gain access to Luminary’s ad-free lineup. “
*Another monthly subscription to pay for? If people start to add up their subscription costs they might be surprised.
Wonder if Apple will try something similar with podcasts and have it part of Apple Music with exclusive podcasts. Apple has the cash to try something like this. Perhaps you could even use third party apps to access this service that helps you make playlists and compelling content.
Below are links to three C-SPAN Q & A podcasts that are helpful in understanding the past presidential election. They are listed in the order I listened to them. You could probably listen in whatever order you wish.
Author J.D. Vance discusses his memoir, [Hillbilly Elegy], about growing up in a poor, white family that has its roots in Appalachia.
David Cay Johnston
Author and columnist David Cay Johnston talks about this book, [The Making of Donald Trump], in which he takes a critical look at the 2016 Republican presidential nominee.
Historian Nancy Isenberg talks about her book, [White Trash], which examines the history of the class system in the United States.
Episode 060 — Beyond Disruption | Exponent:
“EPISODE 060 — BEYOND DISRUPTION”
*Sometime the second take is even better.
In just around two weeks, I’ve listened to all the available episodes of the Build And Analyze podcast. As a result of the great content, I’ve found three other shows from the 5BY5 network. Really great content.