Twitter turned five this week, and co-founder Biz Stone sat down with Tavis to discuss the ups and downs of the microblogging site. I wish we could have predicted it,” says Stone in the clip below and on the show tonight. “Because we weren’t ready for the growth.” The growth that Stone is referring to [...]
Consumer Electronics Association president-CEO argues against overtaxing innovators and creating policies that discourage creative businesses from operating in the U.S.
Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau identifies the agency’s to-do list before it goes online and its mandate once it receives statutory powers.
Rolling Stone contributing editor and Griftopia author demystifies the inner workings of Wall Street and critiques why the U.S. should not have bailed out big banks.
Former labor secretary and Aftershock author explains why, economically, America is almost two separate countries.
Too Big to Fail author weighs in on whether the financial crisis can happen again in the not-too-distant future.
National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation’s Black farmers.
I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for [...]
Zappos CEO talks about getting people to buy into his unique vision for corporate culture, which he details in his first book.
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]