Heroes, healing, and heartbreak: Tales of schooling in the time of COVID28:39
We speak with the Assistant Superintendent of Stonington Public Schools on the evolving efforts to educate through COVID-19. Mary Anne Butler shares stories of students, teachers, and administrators showing incredible resilience and ingenuity as they face this challenge while also looking beyond to the long term impact and hidden opportunities emerging from the crisis.
Politics, polarization, and policy28:20
Amidst extraordinary developments, we speak with UBS's #1 political expert John Savercool on subjects ranging from a turbulent transfer of power... to the Biden administration’s likely approach to Covid-19, taxes, and regulation...to the realities of polarization in our politics and our nation.
A chat with the chief...of Harvard Business Review23:17
Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief of Harvard Business Review, joins us to discuss the challenges of covering this unique year, the evolving interests of a sophisticated readership, and the issues likely to dominate 2021. Ignatius also takes us into the room for some of his most memorable interviews with such varied personalities as Vladimir Putin and Anthony Fauci.
The next big thing23:35
We speak with Wall Street's "Theme Queen" – a.k.a. UBS Head of Thematic Research Laura Kane – about her work identifying investible themes and trends around the world. From predictable themes like the US election... to unpredictable developments like COVID-19... to the pie-in-the-sky trends like robotics and augmented reality that may change the world forever.
The race for a vaccine...unvarnished30:27
As teams around the world race to develop coronavirus vaccines and treatments, we take stock of progress, expectations, realities, and ramifications with a world-renowned health expert and pioneer in medicine.