WASHINGTON, October 16, 2014 − On this week’s edition of the Critical Conversations, the theme is the failure of the government and the question of whether we have a total system breakdown. Host Lisa Ruth will weave Communities writers through the many crises of the moment.
The Ebola crisis is rapidly reaching new levels of concern. Senior Political Editor, Dr. Jim Picht, Professor of Economics and Russian languages at Louisiana Scholars – Northwestern State College also has his undergraduate in Microbiology and he will be talking with Lisa about Ebola and the failure of the CDC, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and the government response. The conversation continues with an update on the governor’s races and some badly behaving mayors in Houston, TX and Charlotte, NC.
Wrapping the show, political watchers and business editor Terry Ponick will join Jim and Lisa to discuss the failure of the government from the VA to the IRS. CDC to Justice Department. From the White House to the markets, its unraveling. But is the sky failing?
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Listen to a past episode:Fred Karger on SCOTUS; Dr. Brent Eastwood on ISIS