November 9

Gus Speth, environmental lawyer & founder of World Resources Institute, talks about the people who sow the seeds of doubt when it comes to climate change, and why that’s dangerous.(Listen to entire interview. Runs 18:38)

Sasha Issenberg is the Victory Lab columnist for Slate & the Washington correspondent for Monocle, and author of Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns. (Listen to entire interview. Runs 22:44)

Frank Schaeffer author, Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God says that if aliens came to earth today, they wouldn’t be able to match up Christian values with Christians. He also says that if Jesus were to come to earth today, he likely wouldn’t be welcome on Fox News. (Listen to entire interview. Runs 18:58)

 

 

 

 

November 2

Kyle Kondik, Managing Editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics talks about what swing states to look at in Tuesday’s mid-term elections.(Listen to the entire interview. Runs 17:31)

Dan Berman, White House Editor for POLITICO talks about whether President Barack Obama will have to change the way he governs during his last two years in office if Republicans win as strongly as predicted on Tuesday. (Listen to the entire interview. Runs 13:08)

James Carville, the ragin’ Cajun, offers his unique views on how the mid-term elections will shape the country over the next two years. (Listen to the entire interview. Runs 11:34)

Ashley Spillane,  President of Rock the Vote, the largest non-profit and non-partisan organization in the US, says the youth vote is not only engaged, but informed and enthusiastic. (Listen to the entire interview. Runs 15:29)

Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet the Press says he has to pinch himself every day — that’s how much he likes his job. (Listen to entire interview. Runs 16:13)

 

 

10-30-14 Edge of Sports

Episode 325: BOOM! The World Series is over but Edge of Sports carries onward and upward. Three fantastic guests join Dave and Coach. First, hear from PBS News Hour’s William Brangham who is researching the dangers of head injuries…in soccer. Former New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks, a member of the NFL’s 1980’s All-Decade team, explains the true nature of the problem of saying someone isn’t “black enough.” Finally, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill senior Omololu Refilwe Babatunde, a Geography and African-American and Diaspora Studies major, details why she helped form the ‘Real Silent Sam Coalition’ amongst the recent grade-fixing scandal at the sports-rich university.

10-30-14 Edge of Sports