America Trends Podcast

America Trends Podcast

Latest Episodes

EP 551 News Business Changing in Good Ways and Bad
May 16, 2022

Jon Marshall, Medill School of Journalism professor at Northwestern University and author of ‘Clash: Presidents and the Press in Times of Crisis’ for a second episode of our podcast focusing on the st

EP 550 Presidents and Their Relationship With the Press
May 11, 2022

Clearly, Donald Trump’s relationship with the press was a contentious one as he continually called into the question their legitimacy and the accuracy of their reporting. Often he shorthanded the rela

EP 549 China’s Influence on American Movie making
May 09, 2022

In many ways, America won the 20th century by making movies that created a demand for all things American–our lifestyle, our values, our possessions and democracy itself.  The impact of film was not l

EP 548 The War on Cancer Restarts: Is It Winnable?
May 04, 2022

The longest war in the modern era, longer than the Cold War(though that is resuming), has been the war on cancer. Cancer is an elusive enemy since it comes in so many forms that to think of it as one

EP 547 Status Report on Immigration Debate
May 02, 2022

  Why is a nation of immigrants so divided over the issue?  Is it really about the worry that there are not enough jobs for Americans?  In fact, with the number of Americans retiring, plus those lost

EP 546 U.S. Navy’s Role as Stabilizing Force in the World May Be in Jeopardy
April 27, 2022

    The waters around the world have been calm for the last seventy five years because America’s Navy has played a crucial role in keeping them open and navigable for countries to trade and build pros

EP 545 Spying: 21st Century Style
April 25, 2022

      We see so much material about espionage on television or in novels, we begin to think that we understand the game.  It’s called spytainment. As entertaining as it all is, this spy craft trade is

EP 544 Women Deserve More R E S P E C T
April 20, 2022

  Men and women both need to listen to this podcast.  Our societal conditioning has put it in all of our heads that men somehow are more authoritative and competent and have the right to let women kno

EP 543 America on Verge of Becoming a Majority Minority Nation
April 18, 2022

    On March 3, 2015 the U.S. Census Bureau told us an important fact and that is by 2044 America would become a majority-minority country. Whites would still be the largest group by size but would be

EP 542 Christianity in Crisis in Its Ancestral Lands
April 13, 2022

  Pope Francis has done much to bring the world’s attention to the plight of Christians in the Middle East.  In the wake of the Iraq War and the rise of the Islamic State, more concern will be needed