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Dan David is a Freedom of Speech activist in the global financial markets and the founder of Wolfpack Research, a short-biased activist research firm. He is considered an expert on China's markets and security and has presented at prestigious think-tanks and conferences such as the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Ergo - Global Flashpoint, and the Sohn Investment Conference. Dan is featured as the lead protagonist in a ground-breaking documentary, "The China Hustle," which ...
 
If you want to live on the beach like Jimmy Buffett, you've got to learn how to invest like Warren Buffett. We have the tools to help you build your own portfolio, through the use of daily market letters, a weekly stock analysis video and a unique computer program, that will not only outperform the S&P 500 index, but will also outperform 96% of professional money managers over the long run.
 
Jimmy Buffett is one of the most important figures in pop culture history - that's a fact and Ryan Middledorf and Patrick McDonald are determined to prove it to you. Join them each and every week for a one-stop-shop featuring all things Buffett, from his hit songs, to his books, to his wildly successful chain of restaurants - no stone will be left unturned in this nautically nonsensical podcast. Grab a margarita, pull out that Adirondack chair and prepare to be whisked away to Margaritaville ...
 
Listen in to all of the events hosted by Northwestern University's Buffett Institute for Global Affairs. We believe that relationships – among individuals and institutions, globally and locally – can fuel knowledge and develop solutions to global challenges. The views and opinions expressed within our podcast episodes are those of the interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Buffett Institute for Global Affairs.
 
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Many observers are excited that Joe Biden’s presidency promises to bring international cooperation back into American foreign policy, but whose interests are advanced and whose are harmed by international agreements? While international cooperation is often presented as a smart, pragmatic and progressive approach, a closer look reveals some reasons…
 
On this episode, Dan and the Pack start to explore the world of cryptocurrency with well-known Bitcoin SV advocate Sir Toshi-Defender of Bitcoin.The Pack and Sir Toshi discuss the origin of Bitcoin, some of the advantages and disadvantages of blockchain, and Sir Toshi drops his theory as to who he thinks Satoshi Nakamoto is.This is the first conver…
 
Islamophobia is commonly understood to be part of the aftershock of 9/11, but surfaced as a category at the beginning of the 20th century at the height of white supremacy. What does the re-appearance of Islamophobia tell us about white supremacy now? Northwestern University Associate Professor of African American Studies Barnor Hesse will be joined…
 
In this episode, Dan and The Pack visit with a friend of the show - Soren Aandahl from Blue Orca Capital. Soren goes in depth about his family history, their missionary work in Asia, and how that experience contributed to his success as a short activist overseas. Soren talks about how his time at Harvard Law School led to an apprenticeship where he…
 
As the United States struggles to resist the crumbling of its institutions in the face of polarization and populism, Ukraine struggles to surpass corruption and foreign domination—including corruption in which wealthy Americans have participated. In some respects, the two countries appear to be converging. What can each country learn from the crise…
 
This week Dan and The Pack share drinks and stories with our friend Jon Carnes - the man behind the infamous/famous “Alfred Little” pseudonym. First anonymously, and then publishing under the pen name “Alfred Little,” Jon’s work was groundbreaking in uncovering China-fraud’s among global markets. While living in China, his work was not without peri…
 
The year 2020 has brought about global insecurity in unprecedented and inexplicable ways. This webinar will take the Arab World, primarily Syria and Lebanon, as a place from which to think about insecurity and crisis. How are these lived? What does it mean to be living-in-crisis and with constant insecurity? How do people imagine their futures when…
 
This week on the Parrothead Podcast the boys dive into the next chapter in Tales from Margaritaville. Enjoy! -- SHOW INFORMATION Why Mommy Drinks Merchandise Patreon: Patreon.com/WhyMommyDrinks Facebook Page: @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast Facebook Group: @WhyMommyDrinks Instagram: @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast Twitter: @MommyDrinksShow Email: WhyMommyDrinksPodca…
 
Dan and the Pack welcome to The Wolf Den the (sometimes) controversial, founding member of Breitbart News, former chief executive of the 2016 Trump Campaign, and host of the War Room podcast - Steve Bannon. Steve’s life has taken him on a remarkable and unexpected journey that he shares with us. In this free-flowing conversation, he goes in depth a…
 
Why do racial injustices, racial inequalities and racial disparities in liberal democracies persist over time without structural redress? Why has the U.S. found itself in every generation since Reconstruction indicted by Black citizens for anti-Blackness, despite foundational claims to liberty and equality as universal ideas and practices? Why has …
 
We've made it through to the end of summer...what an adventure. This week on the Parrothead Podcast, Patrick and Ryan are gearing up to go back to work with a brand new collection of good ol' workin' songs. Enjoy! -- EPISODE LINKS Stumpo El Bando (YouTube) -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: T…
 
On August 11th, 1970, Jimmy Buffett released his very first studio album entitled Down to Earth...little did he know that a whole half-century later, two goofs would be talking about it on a podcast. -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
Join Ryan and Patrick for the Buffett Collections series - each episode will take a deep-dive into a very specific JB song category. This week: French songs! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
"Tuesday on the island...not much going on", except for a brand new episode of the Parrothead Podcast featuring Jimmy's 1981 hit album, Coconut Telegraph! Fins Up! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
If you've ever asked yourself: "why haven't the Parrothead Podcast boys recorded a two-hour review of Jimmy's classic 1985 concert-film, Live by the Bay", well, you're in luck! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
This week on the Parrothead Podcast, Ryan and Patrick are taking a trip down memory lane with 1979's Volcano. Does it hold up? Listen to find out! Spoiler alert: duh, it holds up. -- EPISODE LINKS Down at the Law De Dah Music Video -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple…
 
More than 2.2 million people are currently incarcerated in the United States, over 20% of the world’s 10.35 million imprisoned people. As of mid-June, at least 46,249 people in United States prisons tested positive for COVID-19, and at least 548 incarcerated people died from the virus. Five of the U.S.’s top 10 hot spots are prisons or jails, inclu…
 
This week on the Parrothead Podcast, Ryan and Patrick dive deep into one of music's greatest treasures: Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys. Are they in over their heads? Listen in and find out! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
Marwan M. Kraidy, a leading authority on Arab media and incoming dean and CEO of Northwestern University-Qatar (NU-Q), will give a tour d’horizon of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on media and geopolitics. This webinar will focus on rival media narratives that have emerged as the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in late 2019 turned int…
 
Months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, researchers around the world are working to understand its effects on people’s attitudes and behaviors. How do people feel about isolation and lockdowns? What kinds of media are we consuming, and how do those media affect our knowledge of COVID-19 and our social distancing practices? What are people willi…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic, and political and economic responses to it, have raised urgent questions not only about access to education, but also about education’s deeper purposes, challenges and possibilities. Drawing from distinct and complementary scholarly perspectives, Northwestern professor of political science Sally Nuamah and Northwestern profes…
 
This week on the Parrothead Podcast, Ryan and Patrick are, at long last, diving into a brand new Jimmy Buffett studio album. Life on the Flip Side is here and wow, what a time for it to drop. On behalf of the Parrothead Podcast, a donation is being made to Black Lives Matter. We urge our listeners to do the same and help end the injustice that blac…
 
The power of social media is in its speed and sprawl – but what do we know about social media use amidst a global pandemic? What happens when misinformation – from the 5G conspiracy to the Plandemic documentary – goes viral? How is misinformation about COVID-19 distinct from other forms of misinformation and how can we combat it? Northwestern Unive…
 
As COVID-19 has spread around the world, so have anxiety, fear—and scapegoating. But who’s being blamed, why, and with what consequences? Anti-Asian hate incidents have risen sharply, from the U.S. and UK to Brazil, Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa. Refugees and migrants have borne the brunt of hate in Europe. In India and Sri Lanka, Muslims are a…
 
Even before the coronavirus crisis, humans had been drifting toward individualism and apart from one another, creating an increasingly human-free world. How has this trend toward disengagement with humanity influenced the way we're responding to COVID-19, and how could the pandemic either exacerbate or ameliorate our disengagement with one another?…
 
Patrick and Ryan are back again with another installment of the Quarantinaritaville files. This week, they're talking about Jimmy's newest single, Oceans of Time and diving into some old album reviews from some prominent publications, including...MIT? -- EPISODE LINKS Pre-Order Life on the Flip Side -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email…
 
Government restrictions on movement and economic activities in response to COVID-19 have disrupted many small businesses, especially those of already vulnerable populations, like the displaced Syrian and Iraqi communities in Lebanon and neighboring countries. How does the pandemic exacerbate existing challenges for marginalized communities and crea…
 
Mark McDonald joins Patrick (Mark's son) and Ryan (not Mark's son) to discuss his illustrious career as a young music booker and business owner in 1970s Colorado. Enjoy! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
With social distancing and shelter-in-place mandates in effect worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic is necessitating large-scale behavior change and taking a significant psychological toll. How can leaders and the media promote cooperative behavior? What kind of messages work best? Northwestern University professor of political science Dr. Jamie Druckm…
 
With the U.S. stockpile of medical supplies for combating COVID-19 nearly depleted, a clogged global supply chain, and a "Wild West-style" online marketplace rife with hoarders and price-gougers, what can be done to get medical supplies to health care workers on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19? Northwestern University Transportation C…
 
This week Patrick and Ryan discuss a true legend, John Prine. Join your favorite Parrotheads for a deep-dive into one of folks greatest songwriters. Enjoy. -- EPISODE LINKS "Down at the Lah De Dah" Lyric Video Pre-Order Life on the Flip Side -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscr…
 
Attention Parrothead Podcast-heads! Patrick and Ryan are back at it this week with a brand new, experimental, COVID-19 enforced episode. Goodness. What a world. -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
Dr. Robert L. Murphy, Executive Director of the Feinberg Institute for Global Health, addresses how to blunt COVID-19 impact most effectively and the price we will have to pay if we don’t. He will also speak about how we might use our experiences to better prepare for future global pandemics. Coronavirus-19 is much more than a viral infection, with…
 
Northwestern University researcher Dr. Adia Benton discussed topics central to the COVID-19 pandemic. She touched upon (1) what is and isn’t known about the virus and its transmission dynamics; (2) how scientific and public health expertise is brought to bear (or not) in calibrating recommendations at various levels of governance and responsibility…
 
This lecture explores and elucidates – under an era of digitalization and an advanced mode of capitalism or planned capitalism – how culture is increasingly a question of logistics, chiefly manifested through infrastructure. Today, nations’ global powers are exercised through digital (invisible) and physical (visible) infrastructure that transmits,…
 
PODCAST NOTES: U.S. Ambassador William J. Burns, author of the national bestseller “The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal,” visited Northwestern’s Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Affairs on February 25 for a discussion with Northwestern Buffett Executive Director Annelise Riles on how his experiences in …
 
Crack open those books because this week, Patrick and Ryan are diving into the eighth chapter from Tales from Margaritaville. Enjoy! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify
 
Do you hear that sound? That echo in the canyon...that's the sweet sound of a generation of musical geniuses: The Byrds, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, JD Souther, The Beach Boys and more - it's the sound of an amazing Spotify playlist called Legacy of Laurel Canyon that the Parrothead Podcast boys are diving into this week. Enjoy! -- SHOW INFORMAT…
 
Let's talk some trop in the work trop! This week on the Parrothead Podcast, your two favorite dads are diving deep into the very fun, very full album, This Ain't Duval Street from trop rock juggernauts, the Boat Drunks. We're talkin' trop! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscrib…
 
It's official, the Parrothead Podcast has treaded into full dad-rock territory with their deep dive into Bob Seger's seminal 1976 album, Night Moves. Sit back, relax and enjoy! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Merchandise: TeePublic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
This week on the podcast, the boys chat about different Christmas traditions from around the world with resident Christmas expert and mayor of Christmasaritaville, Matt Cordova! Enjoy and Happy Holidays! -- SHOW INFORMATION Twitter: @ParrotheadPod Email: ParrotheadPodcast@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify…
 
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