He's known for developing virus security, but does Libertarian presidential candidate John McAfee have a solution for the No. 1 problem in America?
Young people are spending an average of 6.5 hours a day on cell phones, computers and other devices, and that doesn't include the time they're on screens for school and homework. This is the subject of the new documentary "Screenagers" by Dr. Delaney Ruston, and is the topic of this week's ROSSFIRE Podcast.
Reports of NFL players trying to get the same effects of marijuana without actually smoking it has Dave Ross wondering if the league should relax on their drug policy a bit.
The WA state legislature still isn't sure how much more money to put into education. But at some point I hope they consult with the 2016 Teacher of the Year. His name is Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, he teaches AP Government at Tacoma's Lincoln High School, and as we sat in his classroom he told me that higher salaries would obviously attract and keep better teachers. But he also says that the key to effective teaching takes more than money.
The gas in your car is made from stolen oil. And the sooner we cut off the thieves, the safer the world will be. Dave Ross interviews Leif Wenar, Chair of Philosophy and Law at King's College London and author of "Blood Oil". Wenar speaks tonight (1-27-16) at 7:00 at Town Hall.
Andy Larsen is a Seattle pastor, peace activist, and producer of a new documentary "Blessed are the Peacemakers - one man's journey to find the heart of Palestine." He traveled to Israel and the occupied West Bank to see if anyone was interested in a peaceful settlement, and came to the conclusion that it's time for both sides to police their own extremists.
Suppose there was a way to get us to behave ourselves without passing more laws. There's a display in the State Capitol rotunda this session, sponsored by the Evans School of public policy, which is pretty simple: four large posters, right where every Legislature can see them -- pushing a concept known as Social Marketing. They're the idea of Nancy Lee, co-author with Philip Kotler of "Social Marketing, Influencing Behaviors for Good." She talked with Dave about how to get results without new laws.