With Congress furrowing brows over the relationship between Enron and Andersen, other companies suffer fallout of increased scrutiny of their business practices as well. Are businesses changing their ways? Larry Mantle explores this topic and more with Harvey Mudd professor of economics and finance, Jay Prag.
President Reagan called the Soviet Union "The Evil Empire," and in his recent State of the Union speech, President Bush called Iran, Iraq, and North Korea "the Axis of Evil.” Many Americans believe that using the word "evil" in this context polarizes people and discourages dialogue and debate with our adversaries. Larry Mantle discusses the concept of evil from a philosophical point of view with a professor of philosophy from Gonzaga University.
The ransomware attack was reported by Microsoft and has infected businesses across Europe, Asia, South America and the U.S. - what's the impact and how is this different from the WannaCry hack last May? We also take a look at the fine line for doctors when it comes to political activism and their response to heated health care reforms; a scathing ACLU report on O.C. jails; and more.
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced Friday that a bill offering single-payer healthcare to the state will be postponed, angering progressive activists across the country. AirTalk speaks with Rendon about his decision. We also dive into the ethics of artificial intelligence; celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter; and more.
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