"Authenticity is something that cannot be fabricated." – Sarah Kay
On this week's episode, poet Sarah Kay, whose 2011 TED talk "If I Should Have a Daughter" has been viewed over 9 million times, shares her thoughts on who gets (and who doesn't get) to have a voice, on the power of authenticity and vulnerability, and on what she'd do if the world were in imminent danger of destruction by an asteroid. And stay tuned for a shatteringly beautiful song/poem at the end.
Surprise Big Think interview clips from Josh Ritter, Lewis Black, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson spark a thoughtful, playful, far-ranging conversation between Sarah and host Jason Gots. It's deep fun.
A rate hike is widely expected at this week's Fed policy meeting. Paul Nolte of Kingsview Asset Management wonders whether the Fed's statement and Fed chair Janet Yellen's press conference might signal a more proactive stance.