Few presidents have come into office with the kinds of challenges facing Joe Biden and he’ll need all the help he can get from congressional Democrats and Republicans committed to working with him to solve problems.
In this episode, we’ll hear from Thomas Friedman, who has been the New York Times’s Foreign Affairs Op-Ed columnist since 1995. He is also a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Today, he’ll explain why this is such a pivotal time in history and why it should be No Labels’ moment.
What should be the focus of No Labels during the first 100 days of Congress and the new administration? There is a wide array of issues that need to be addressed and No Labels is in a unique opportunity to shape the first 100 days.
Smeltz and Kafura say voters do not generally choose a candidate on the basis of foreign policy, but that’s starting to change amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. This presents both challenges and opportunities for the United States as the country navigates COVID-19.
Arthur Brooks discusses his work at Harvard, specifically his class entitled, “Leadership and Happiness.” His perspectives provided insight into how people's opinions are impacted by their circumstances.
Dr. Rutherford explains that it is a dangerous misconception that outdoor activity is a safeguard for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Without social distancing, masks, and limiting group sizes, the risk can still be dangerous.
Leaders within the No Labels organization will discuss how the mission of No Labels is changing with the field, plans to continue their work in November and beyond, and how the organization can support those in office.
Admiral William McRaven is a former Navy SEAL and four-star admiral who served as the 9th Commander of the US Special Operations Command. He discusses leadership traits that help solve problems and inspire teamwork.
Grover Norquist shares his views on the most effective forms of bipartisanship. He argues that true bipartisanship is not best represented when moderate Republicans and moderate Democrats work together.
Howard Marks is the director of Oaktree Capital Management and Chris Stadler is a managing partner at CVC Capital Partners. They look at the economy under COVID-19 and how it might react in the near and long-term.
Governor Napolitano can see the current national health crisis from a number of perspectives: as a former state leader, as a national security expert, and as a university system president. Hear how she grades COVID-19 responses by local and federal governments.
Mark Cuban joins Gridlock Break to make a call for leadership and understanding during these critical times. From COVID-19 to societal reform, Mark believes, "None us can be heroes unless all of us are heroes."
This isn't the first pandemic and it won't be the last. What is different today is that we have the power to use technology to adjust our behavior and limit the impact of the virus. John Barry is an expert in the 1918 Pandemic and he offers his views comparing the two pandemics.
Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses the impact of the Coronavirus on the agriculture industry, farmers, and rural economies. The impact could change the industry forever and alter how the country gets its food.