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"Can be tough to try and make lifestyle choices that will help build a healthier world over and over we find out that one of our habits is contributing to climate change inequality or the destruction of earth's bio-diversity even habits. We thought were healthy. Take seafood for years. We were told that fish were an important part of a good diet but now we are learning that many of the fish we are used to eating or threatened species. Seafood is the largest traded food commodity in the world and it plays an essential role in our global diet for some people. Fish are a luxury but in many of the world's poorest and fastest growing populations it's a matter of survival at the same time relentless industrial fishing methods are pushing many species to the brink. If things don't change our fishing habits could devastate ocean bio-diversity and deplete a resource that humanity needs in order to survive. Fish are in trouble but the solution may not be what you expect. I'm gabrielle sierra. And this is why it matters today. Will there always be plenty of fish in the sea. What's over seventy six percent of the world's fish now or fish fished capacity overfished or collapsing and fifty years. The earth has lost more than half of its life. We completely destroy the natural balance of fish in the world's oceans. So are we going to run out of fish. If the current way that humans are fishing continues in the current practices remaining unchecked. That doesn't set up a good scenario for our future. My name is michelle curic. And i'm the vice president for ocean policy at the world wildlife fund. In the united states the pressure the amount of fish the frequency the quantities. That fishermen are taking out a really causing many stocks to be in very bad shape in terms of their future viability. I mean fish is one of the most heavily traded food commodities that we have fishing really is a big business in two thousand eighteen. The global export market reached an estimated value of one hundred and sixty four billion dollars. Asia is the leading region in the fishing industry with china south korea japan taiwan and one outlier spain fielding the most vessels globally the european union the united states and japan or the three places that consume the most fish by volume. And it's really valuable. Many different species are very high. Cost so there is a lot of profit to be made in catching fish. We have these manmade causes. These drivers these threats that are caused by you know just better technology. Bigger boats better refrigeration easier methods of transport and we have some of the man induced natural factors like climate change which are also changing the water quality the composition the affiliation of the water. That fish call home and some species can't adapt that well they move to different parts of the ocean to have a more hospitable climate and that then raises lots of political issues about get to catch. And how many if you've ever gone fishing. You know the drill a rod align a hook some bait and maybe a boat but modern day industrial fishing looks nothing like that. The boats and many fishing fleets are essentially gigantic floating factories inside. They have all the machinery necessary to process freeze and package. Hundreds of tons of fish per day guided two schools of fish by sonar and spotter planes. Some of these ships dragnets that are over a mile long sneering whole schools of fish that thereafter and many that they aren't after to some of the methods are shocking take bottom trawling which involves dragging massive nets across the ocean floor in the hopes of sweeping up fish the process destroys coral and other ocean floor ecosystems that are essential for all kinds of life just for one catch s fish populations decline these fleets are having to travel further from land and drag their nuts deeper in order to reach their targets when it comes to fisheries. There are two things that are important to know first about one in three fish. Stocks is overfished at that means that we are catching more than the population is able to produce by his branch. I'm the director of fisheries at the foot and organiz ation of the united nations. And i'm also a professor at the university of exeter in the uk to have an analogy with john king. We are eating into the capital rather than just using the interest that doesn't mean that we collapsing. The population is just. This is not sustainable. We need actually to change that. But we see a dichotomy of what is happening. Between developed countries and developing countries in developed countries. We see increasingly an improvement in sustainability status in developing countries. We see the opposite. We see it decrease in sustainability increasing volume of problems. Those are not easy to resolve.
Larry King's Estranged Widow Shawn Contests His Will, Claims the Two Were Working Toward 'Reconciliation'
"The estate of talk show legend Larry King is heading to court as well. His estranged wife is contesting a hand written wittle written by the late television and radio host, which excluded her from his multi million dollar fortune. John King claims the two were working toward a possible reconciliation when his health took a turn for the
Why Michael B. Jordan was chosen as People's Sexiest Man Alive
"Sexiest man alive. Two thousand twenty is another michael jordan and just an objectively correct choice for just off the bat. I have to say listen. I both went through stints where we were bills ascent. I currently am which meant that. We brought his guests in whenever he would have celebrity guests on his podcast. And i cannot remember a male guests that made as much of a flurry among the wringer women. When he came onto the lot as michael be there were people. I won't name names but jordan liggins was sitting outside. She was like casually working outside. One day i was like weird. We're choice people were stationed across the lot to see him when he came in. It was a bath. Y'all i can think of two instances where there's gonna be s podcast guests. I like made the rounds pass. Bills office just right. You know why. Advisory michael jordan was one of them. I actually was surprised. I'm shocked he has not been named as in the past. This suggests easy choice. Like it's easy in the best way like he is people sector the people's sexiest man. I cannot believe this hasn't happened yet. I agree i. This is my. I was surprised about this choice because it was just kind of seemed to obvious where he had he should have won it before. And i kinda thought if he hadn't done it before then like he just wasn't quite what they were looking for which is wrong and also i was like what is he done this year because usually when they pick these things. It's someone who has really been in the news who has had some huge project you know it was the rock. It was blake shelton when he was like the voice. You know it was john legend and it's usually like tied to someone who's just been in the news a ton and had a really big year so when it was michael jordan i was like what was he in this year. However twenty twenty three movies so through all that could be during his done with. Tsa in his profile is he's donated to charities. He has been at home as all the responsible celebrities have been doing and like sitting at home donated the charities and being hot. it's just like peak twenty twenty. So i apologize to michael jordan for thinking that it wouldn't be him because that's all you have to do is twenty twenty and that's great happy for him. Each year grows more and more embarrassing than blake. Shelton was named anyway. Okay so let's go to some of the people we thought we're to be named the sexiest man of twenty twenty. So gotta give a quick shot to our producer. Kinda you can jump in if you'd like but i say who thought it was going to be. Which is dr fauci or shawn. Mendez goes on. I just the spectrum of twenty twenty runs from dr fauci tucson mendez. I really thought. I would something dr fauci as you were. Yeah amanda the moment. He had a bigger year totally. I was thinking. Chris cuomo john king obviously big cnn. Gal i thought it was joey king for a second. I was like joey king. That'd be cool. Little switch up kissing booth three. I don't Also thought. Jason derulo oliver tiktok. I thought chance the rapper. Maybe patrick mahomes the athlete not to flex on my sports knowledge. I'm dan love you. Who was in shits creek. Big actress doctor and a lot of these people were in the issue so we actually had a lot of good guesses in terms of who would be included because like we said they have a lot of little sexy participation trophies to hand out My predictions for the cover. As you know. I'm just to online and sometimes i think that the people who are talked about online are the people that the rest of the world is also obsessed with. What's actually michael jordan's a peak internet boyfriend. So actually i do. I think i was on the right track. I thought it would be a chris evans and pine both had a shot. Because they obviously chris evans very politically active This year and then chris pine has wonder woman coming out and christmas. So i thought maybe he had a shot. Kiat was a long shot just because he would never agree to this. I don't think i think he's overdue. He won a long long time ago. Let's bring back. He was also included in the sexiest happily settled guy which was category so he did get a he got he got something in there and then i said robert pattinson who i don't know if you would be into this like seeing repents and twenty twenty people shoot just seems like a weird fit but maybe next year when he's batman. I thought i was like you know. Let's just give it to brad pitt. Again twenty twenty. It's kind of a throwaway year or so like just give it to him again. like church. sure he hasn't had it in like what. Ten years repeats list over time over the decades. Sure exactly. he's still
Zverev, Paris and uncomfortable silence
"Hello and welcome to the tennis booker sporty from a slightly happy place than are lost. Tennis podcast the world is a slightly happier place because dogs are to return to the white house champ and major two german shepherds at one of them arrest key. The white house's i ever rescue dog momentus occasion. They will be. They will be moving in january. Happy days are in more than that. A reason. i mean that's enough on. Its own aside from everything else. What sort of history is there of dogs in the white house. Deny all up until two sixteen a beautiful illustrious history of of dogs in the white house the obamas had a couple of remember. Bill clinton had a think a black lab. Dogs in the white house is very much a thing or have been until until twenty. Sixteen that Bruce springsteen of course pointed out in one of his Bits of campaign materials but yet and major to two german shepherds. They look lovely and they are. They are very Welcome addition to well democracy. Yes that is the big news of the weekend. So yeah that's what's been happening in the world. How are you feeling. E still glued to see an matt you have. You filled the void in your life. Are you still following the as yet incomplete arizona. Count by the minute. no. I'm not actually i have. I have detach myself from cnn. Since saturday or sunday. I finally let go. I feel like. I've made of made some friends there though. I'll probably be checking in on them every now and again. Over the next four years. I think i really did admire their coverage and forecasting and it really did make me feel a lot more informed about the election than i've ever been had been before so yes i feel like i owe them some sort of commitment in the future but just it's been quite nice for the last twenty four hours to have let go because literally it on the entire time and it was fortunate because it meant i did see the moment that they called it. I think they were the first ones. And i know a lot of people that had it on for four straight days and then kind of miss the actual moment. My sister was complaining about that. But i i did have it on in the background. I fell asleep with cnn. On phychi consecutive nights and i dreamt about john king on both of those nights so that is the twilight zone vortex that while i was just sort of in the room with him while he was doing while he was doing his touchscreen analysis just sort of there and and part of it which was great great. I hope john king that you. You're having a lovely long sleep if you're listening which i'm sure you're very alicia. We've listened enough to him. Yes exactly it would only be polite now. Well let what's happening. There was also tennis unfolding in paris tournament. Won by in three sets yesterday in the final over alexander zverev. We are going to be talking about that and other significant results from paris. this week. We're going to be looking ahead to lince the final remaining tobita tournament of the year which is just getting underway as we record on monday and also the tournament in severe this week on the tool breaking news. Rough on adult did not enter. Qualifying in severe novak djokovic is the confirmed year end number one for six time but unfortunately we we have to start off with something that is sort of a bigger more significant story than than all of that and a very very unpleasant one we. We've covered it Briefly appear until now in our previous podcasts and as we said i think on thursday we were expecting this big interview done by ben rothenberg as it turns out in bracket magazine one of the publications that he contributes to not the new york times as we were expected but in in rocket magazine. A a big interview and account from olea sharapova. The former girlfriend of parents finalist alexander zverev who has made allegations of physical and emotional abuse against alexander zverev. The this was a very very indepth account that she gave ben rothenberg in racket magazine. They spent two hours together at a family. Friend's house in new jersey family friend of Of sharp over. I would urge you to read the piece so that you can hear her story feel self and make up your minds about how you feel about it but it certainly incredibly harrowing and saddening account. It's very very difficult to read. She details Allegations of abuse taking place at the twenty nineteen. Us open at the labor cup in one thousand nine hundred and live in a number of incidents she alleges at serves home in monaco. Over the course of that year. She doesn't go into detail about the end of their relationship. She said that's something she may or may not tell a delay date but she talks about having her head hit against the wall about being smothered with a pillow. She talks about taking making an attempt on her own life during this period. It's an incredibly distressing account. And it's one that has been put to alexander zverev over the course of the week in paris. He obviously released that instagram statement. A week ago at the time. That sharapova initially made the allegations on her instagram we. We read out verbs statements at the time but since this more detailed account from sharapova came out of his been been given the opportunity to to comment further on off his first round win over michigan. Catch mana vich in paris. He was. I think this was on wednesday. He was asked. I wanted to find out. How do you manage to stay focused with your tennis court with everything that you've been having to deal with off the court. He said very well. I'm here to play tennis. See now i've been doing well the last few weeks since the comeback of the season. I want to continue doing that as you said. There is oversee a little bit of things going on. There is some very good news. I think yeah. I'm happy to be here and playing tennis
"john king" Discussed on Stay Tuned with Preet
"So access to counselors access to mental health services but also structuring the activities in a way that builds connection between kids I see with my own daughters who are ninth and twelfth grade. Teachers has been using breakout rooms in zoom as a way to have kids work together collaboratively. I think that kind of thing man is a lot that connection or I think about schools that virtual but one of the things that elementary school kids love is the class meeting where everyone just gets to check in and share how they're doing and see their friend talk about the fact that they lost their tooth. Our class meetings are always like Yes. Announced that song point and you can see could see him the faces of kids how meaningful that time of connection is. So schools should be doing that now and then we should be thinking about a significant investment in socio emotional supports and not just for kids. But for parents to you know that we've done some polling at the trust on parent. Parents experiences of this period in what we see is very, very high rates of parents stress particularly amongst parents of color. low-income parents and parents of kids with disabilities who are really in many cases struggling to try to do at home things that. Train specialists are doing at school and it's really hard. So we need that that support for kids and families and I should just John that you're since you left being since twenty seventeen you've been the CEO of Education Trust at Trust at which is a nonprofit that thinks about all these issues for families and kids across America and so one of the first meeting you and I were ever at together we started a conversation that I think is one of the most important conversations that is taking place in our country now, which was around inequality and you and I this is going back now probably three years we were talking about. How much increasing inequality we were seeing an I of course, work in the criminal justice space you in education. But if feels really similar that this gap is widening and so you know you've been focused on this throughout your career, but it feels to me even more urgent now both because of the pandemic and because of the killing of George Floyd and the conversation we're having nationally tells, how are you? How do you think about this sitting here today? Obviously in a world that's you know even more difficult than it was a few years ago when you and I first started talking about it. Yeah I I'm deeply worried about the impact. Economic inequality on our long term prosperity. But more than that on our democracy I think he's very unhealthy to have. These incredible disparity that have been exacerbated by covert and think about. It was Forbes maybe that this analysis. Of Six, hundred fifty or so richest people billionaires have made like six, hundred, Fifty, seven, hundred, billion dollars since covert began even as you know, some forty million Americans are applying for unemployment that makes no sense is not it's not a stable way to organize ourselves. So my hope is that going forward, our political leaders will. Start to think about what does it mean to have equitable recovery from covid that gives everybody economic dignity that helps people have good jobs that pay decent wages where they're able to get health. Where their blood maybe take a vacation occasionally and you know. Have optimism about their kids economic future and invest in their kids education to me. That's that's how we organize our society in the wealthiest country in the world that is achievable. We have to ask the people who make them most To, pay a little more. But that's okay they have plenty and through that we could build a better. Society for the long term and I. Fear If we don't take action on this the situation, it's going to become warm more desperate. We've got fourteen million kids who are food insecure how is that possible? How would we let children go hungry? In a society where we have so much. Yes one of the stats that I read that it was just really jarring for me thinking about the quality in schools was that there is two thousand, two, hundred dollars less in this comes from a politico article I think just last week called the pandemic could widen the achievement gap was talking about how there's two thousand, two hundred dollars less spent on each non white student then on each white student per year per year and that that I mean you and I both sit here and think that that's additional teachers support staff in the classroom that's technology that's letting kids have access to chromebooks. That's specialty subjects whether they're learning film or coating. It's just it's so that number just really jarred me. And that again, I think it's worth saying I don't think that anyone sits. At their city budget and says, we'll we'll give more money to white schools than black schools, right? Majority, nonwhite schools but the end result is it's devastating and it's systemic, right? It's the stomach bias and so how do you think about? You know and and I guess, let me let me put it another way, which is how I think about in the criminal justice base, which is there systemic bias and systemic problems, and yet at the end of the day we hold individuals accountable meaning you know they're all these problems in systems and at the end of the day, we hold an individual accountable for not getting a good education not being able to graduate college not you know. There's a restriction of opportunity and then we're quick particularly in criminal justice to like charge crime, and again I'm not saying that's not fair appointed time. My bigger point is at through so much work upstream that can be done to sort of stop those outcomes from happening. So I look at this and it just basically tells me the same story that I think we see in health education and crime in all these different and all these different spaces. How do we fix that? They're deeply interconnected right because if you go to prison. You find folks who didn't finish high school. A lot of folks are gonNA Finish High School. You find a lot of folks who are not really proficient readers right and so the failure to invest in education we end up paying for later in the Actually end up paying much more later in the cost of incarceration says. He's problems are deeply interconnected, and we just we have not as a country ever fully committed implementing the vision of Brown. You know like we learned in all bus in school right? Browner sport. Education. Nineteen fifty four Supreme Court said. That segregation in public education is inherently unequal and you learn about it as though that then meant ended ended. But in fact, what we know is that because of a series of Supreme Court decisions and and decisions by the Reagan administration by the eighties. School immigration efforts really stalled and in many places, today schools are more segregated than they were. In the nineteen eighty s more segregated than there were five ten years ago. Right? We're headed in the wrong direction on that front end. So what we do is we isolate low income students, students of color, a subset of schools than we smack under resource, those schools and then. Folks can't get jobs folks end up in trouble with the law, and then we try to blame individuals rather than asking how do we change the systems. So my my hope is that we will come to a place politically where we will say two things one. We should take care of every person's China's we want to take care of our own. We should care about whether other people's children get access to the arts and to good teachers, and we're all better off if all kids have access to education because we can't build walls high enough around our own kids to keep their fate separate from the kid down the street or in the next town over or in the rural community or growing up on a native American reservation all our kids fates.
Biden finishes in 5th place finish in New Hampshire
"Winston Churchill once said that democracy is the worst system except for all of the others New Hampshire primary voters proving it last night by electing Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire by giving him a primary win in New Hampshire so hello in June are these primary voters well why don't we have one of these democratic primary voters sound off on exactly how she made her decision to vote in this particular election I voted for any closure tell me why I actually within an easy meaning money motive you're kidding no between literal minded in the booth in the booth well this is good news for American democracy any meaning ninety mailing deciding who exactly should be the democratic nominee for the presidency of the United States but I guess frankly it's no worse than the logic being used in order to promote Bernie Sanders an octogenarian socialists that's that's really interesting interesting some standard did when he did not win overwhelmingly and so the question is what is in here today there's one clear narrative okay so start to clear is near to the clear is here to do the job by his toast so Joe Biden finished fifth in Iowa and now he's finished fifth in New Hampshire these are brutal brutal showings for somebody may finish fourth in Iowa just ahead of any club which are it was close Hey Joe Biden finished behind Elizabeth Warren which is the state just fell on his face and that was a big story of last night because now the moderate lane is is clearing up except the Biden won't leave if I wanted to be patriotic and have this party he always said you wanna pay higher the patriotic pay higher taxes okay Joe you won't be patriotic and get the hell out of the way of this democratic primary because you ain't going nowhere CNN's John King last night he pointed out the big story was the absolutely horrendous performance by Joe by news almost sad to watch except it was sort of not sat also for vice president I'd states first know where second way up there I'll take a look at the size of that a minute but again this is I'm almost I almost don't want to do it because it's so it's it feels mean to do it we're talking about a very tiny place up here four votes to levels that to lie in the south so it feels almost me to do it but that just tells you that again you're not first you're not second you're not third in any places significance on the map that is the definition of a very bad night correct AT hideous night in fact CNN correspondent on the ground in New Hampshire announcing nobody here like we can't find a biting supporter anyway like including members of his family like even hunter is wondering about whether hundreds corrupt and whether he should vote for Jeff here is it Miguel Marquez from CNN their national correspondent announcing that they could not find a Biden voter hither or not I mean no and no where no where most surprising here is that of all the voters I've talked to when we're talking probably upwards of a hundred
Almost-EGOT Elton John,wins music Oscar
"A veteran music maker has rocketed back into the Oscar it is limelight been twenty five years since Elton John won his last Oscar and most of it the kids is been who twenty may have seen five him years win for since lying Elton John king won his are last old enough Oscar to have their own kids and most now of the kids to see who may his have seen quarter him century win for lying drought king and the are winning old song enough to have their I'm own going kids to Love now Me to again see his from quarter his bio century pic drought rocket man and accepting the winning song it John thanked I'm going his to Love longtime Me again musical from partner his bio pic Bernie rocket Taupin man accepting who has been it John thanked his longtime the musical constant partner thing in my life Bernie Taupin when I was screwed who has been up when I was normal the he's always constant been there for thing me in my life John first when Oscar I was win screwed was up four can when you I feel was the normal love tonight he's always from been the original there for me line John first came Oscar on win Oscar was was four Gabriel can you feel the love tonight from the original line came on Oscar was Gabriel
Dog King: King of the Dogs
"Today. We Find Dog King King of the dogs sitting on His throne gazing easing out at his kingdom. It was beautiful that morning shining and bright. Like a weld shooed. Bone the lovely trash and old boxes and mattresses that usually littered the alley kingdom were hidden atop at all like a layer of sweet frosting on a stale cinnamon bun from the dumpster behind behind the donut. Shop was a layer of snow it had fallen during the night laying down a few pillowy pristine inches soon own. It would be marked by paws and tales it would be stained yellow again and again and then trampled into slush for now though it was simply leap. Perfect it's so beautiful. World Dog King said climbing upon his dirty mattress thrown he had added a Grungy Green Green Garland to his cardboard crown and they both sat crooked on his shaggy head. Isn't it gorgeous buddy. uh-huh said pickles breaking through the snow like a newborn penguin. He shook himself from tip to tail wiggling and sending snowflakes flying. The A little Chihuahua was dog king's royal assistant but how much assistance he provided was up for debate. Easy for you to say Your Highness. sinus is right. You're tall and you have snow privilege. Dog Kings scratched at one year. And then the other relocating more than a a few families of fleas and what is no privilege. Well it's simple when you squat to pee. Your rile but doesn't as to the ground. If I was meant to be in the calls I'd have more for my great aunt. Norman now was a hairy dog. Looked like a wig. On a mission auto swear dog king laughed and pulled pickles out of the snow lifting him by the scruff of the neck. Like a mother would a puppy. He sat his shaking friend in his favourite flowered bike basket. It was propped up on some crates up and out of the snowy drifts. I will take curve it dog king said and then he started digging on one side of the alley. His big shaggy pause moved mounds of snow with every scoop. Hey John King said Rambo the pit bull had just walked into the alley dragging giant gnarled log in his teeth eighth. Are you digging. I love a good dig. He got room for one more. Come on in said Don King. The digging is fine. Oh boy said Rambo leaping in and out of the snow bouncing on his paws on mcgibbin ticket revving up. I'M GONNA tunnel straight to Australia over here. Snow Rambo eventually stopped fighting the snow and started helping dog king. More dogs talks began to trickle in and some help dig kicking snow wildly and taking the occasional frenzied bite. Soon there was a clear patch of ground and the short dogs were able to conduct their business without freezing their tails off. Thank Christmas said pickles. Still Shivering I thought it was going to be more and more dogs arrived and dog. King took his seat on his throne tongue. Long lulling and snow stuck all in his coat making him look like a mangy polar bear or maybe a cloud that got into the garbage. So ooh what's on the royal scheduled. Today he asked this morning work decorating the alley pickle said it's going to be so pretty perfect and then the party. Yes party lights. Pickles started to a shake with excitement his little body trembling like a snowflake in the wind and the stuff and the square. Sweet Georgia Brown. The squeakers can't wait to sink my teeth into a good Christmas squeaker center. I've been so good I've been the goodness by Don King smiled and greeted the rest of the dogs as they arrived. Some live nearby like dog king pickles and others had homes around the city but they all came for the holiday party. Everyone was especially excited because this year for the first time they were all getting together. Early to decorate rambos giant logs started the pile but it was only the beginning. Pickles Nichols and Annie dragged in a mostly Green Christmas tree. Broadway brought him minora with mismatched candles. One of which looked suspiciously like a hotdog. Other other wrecks brought candles of his own and Luke the golden doodle brought a small drum that he had chewed up only a little just around the edges on and on they came laden with holiday supplies or food or both there were down. Nations with decorations. Pekingese steeping steeping. Tease retrievers Corgis in oodles. rotties and Beagles and poodles. There were Matz as big as reindeer and Mutt so small they could could fit in a gift box. Broadway came with a Cask of hot broth tied around her neck and she was pouring it onto lapping tongues with bad accuracy but good reviews dog. King patted down the alley to where a group was talking. Garland and Crown wobbling atop his royal head. He accepted did a mouthful and apple and knows full of hot broth from Broadway and stood with his friends. So what's with that. Big Log brought sugar pie. The Saint Bernard asked Rambo. That's a yul log. Rambo replied my mom's. Take me to the woods every year and we burned in one with a bunch of their friends. Altogether I get to chew sticks and last year I almost caught a squirrel. It's my favorite holiday. The the dogs all agreed that that sounded like a pretty excellent time. We always do Christmas said pickles. My family gets altogether even even my great aunt. And I get a stocking with my name on it and everything. And it's full of treats and a new stuffy with a squeaker I've gotten a fuzzy duck a fuzzy Moose of Flamingo Another as an elephant an alligator. We always get a Christmas Christmas tree and he said I'm always the first one to pee on it Christmas Eve my humans leave out cookies and milk and sometimes I sneak sneaker bite later I hear something in the chimney and I fall asleep when I wake up. There are presence. I wake up everyone else and we all sit under the tree and open in our presence together as a family a lot of the other dogs new Christmas and thought it was a fun day but they were divided on wrapping paper half thought that tearing it open was the best part of all and the other half thought it crinkled in a way that was entirely too spooky way do Hannukah said Bronwyn and others around. Her nodded their heads. It's around Christmas but not always at the same time. We do eight nights and my people in I all come together to celebrate the invention of lot. CAS which pancakes made a potatoes and the best food in the whole world. I like mine with sour cream and apple sauce and maybe some gravy to Hanukkah's more about the temple in Jerusalem said Dexter the bulldog but you're right about the lot 'cause in the dribbles especially the one my girls play with. They get all sticky with candy He smacked his slobbery flip. I love a good Radel. Best eight nights of the year. The next state can be a little rough though a lot of drills coming up non if you know what I mean who my family does. Seven nights said Luke ours is kwanzaa and we have seven candles plus stories. He's and dancing and the drums like a big party. All of us together. Hey have you ever chewed a good drum sometimes somtimes. They have leather in the middle. It's like the most tender rawhide you've ever chewed. You can really taste the music man man.
Accused drug kingpin linked to shooting of David Ortiz arrested in Colombia
"Meantime an accused organized crime figure who was once named a person potentially involved in the shooting of David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic is now under arrest John King pain notice says side of the abuser was one point connected to the shooting that wounded red Sox legend David Ortiz Dominican forty seven just confirmed to me that says that a media but ida was in fact captured in Colombia the forty four year old fugitive who was also wanted by the F. B. I. was arrested and got the Hannah during an operation with Dominican Colombian an American as sorties his capture comes months after raids on the island does lead to the arrest of nearly twenty people links to an organized crime ring if he is extradited to the states he will answer to federal drug trafficking charges it is WBZ TV's center ritus
White supremacist executed in Texas for dragging death of black man
"In Texas self proclaimed white supremacist, John William king as gone to his death unrepentant for the brutal murder of a black man in east Texas over two decades ago ABC's Jim Ryan in Texas and says king last night became the fourth person executed in the US this year, forty four year old John king was convicted as the leader of three men who picked up James bird junior on a country road near Jasper Texas on June seventh nineteen ninety eight chained him behind their pickup truck and dragged him until he was dead has the clock tick down to kings execution didn't say much his attitude seemed very calm put together Texas prison spokesman Jeremy diesel says king refused to make a final statement before he was pronounced dead at seven
Texas Executes White Supremacist Who Dragged Black Man to Death
"And avowed racist. Who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crime in recent history was executed in Texas for the dragging death of James Virginia, a black man for sister Clara Taylor had. This message witnessed the peaceful and dignified execution. John king, the savage brutal. Anime murder James Jonas seven nine hundred ninety eight really a modern day. Lynching cames Virginia was chained to the back of a truck and dragged for nearly three miles outside. Jasper Texas
"john king" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"Mark Levin at six and get the latest news at the start of every hour WLS. John king on C N N made the mistake of coming out and saying that there is no chance anymore for the Democrats to win in Florida. But that doesn't mean that they're giving up in fact, Stacey Abrams in Georgia. Who's lost the race is now calling for what she wanted new election recount shoe in a whole new vote or she wants to start the election over again start the election. Why because they're they're crooked because there are just unbelievably crooked as really the correct reason. That's the explanation. You don't need to know a lot more than that. But she's calling for a new election. That's it a new election. That's what she wants. Another round of voting whatever the hell that means, you know, maybe you should try that in Honduras. Many issue just go you should move to an S whole country and try their well, we've been working toward here is something that is not an asshole country because that's not what we aspire to you. See we're not looking for. We're not looking for an S country, but they're kind of turning us into one. Aren't they? That's what they're doing. That's who they are John king C N N no chance that the Democrats can win in Florida and the governor's race in the Senate race. But that's not going to stop them. John king. I would imagine it's going to be reprimanded. They might send him down to that school in Florida and make him watch the little girl on dress with the boys. I wonder if they put a people, do you think they put because you wouldn't want the grown man in there? Right. So you just have to have a people maybe a video camera and everybody could keep an eye on it. The security office could keep an eye on. Because the Democrats are making everything better they're inclusive. They're.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"From brain research that so much of students potential can be tapped early on in their education if something like an eight to one nine to one return on every dollar invested in quality pre k we know that students who have quality prek do better in k through twelve they do better they're more likely to graduate from high school more likely to go onto college they have better longterm employment outcomes even better long term health outcomes if they've gone to highquality prek we propose universal prek we proposed america's college promise idea that would make two years of community college free for low and middle income americans and also invest in support so that folks would not just start but finish and those two programs folks would sail those are too expensive but then those same members of congress who said those programs are too expensive they voted for you know two plus trillion dollars in tax cuts you know so there's a dissonance between what we need to do to position ourselves to be successful long term in in a globally competitive environment and the choices we're making with our budgets talk to me about the philosophy behind the race to the top i'd started before you got to to washington but you were obviously deeply involved in it both on the state level and then when you were in the department of education and running the department of education i'm intrigued by it as a model would government acts as a catalyst rather than being overly prescriptive that's right so the idea was if the federal government centrally were competitive grants to states to make some changes to raise it to think about how they might raise their standards think about how they might improve teacher evaluation professional development and support think about how they turn around low performing schools have a better use data to support their schools and states were asked to compete for this pool of competitive funds essentially grants grants exactly and what was fascinating about it was many more states change their policies and laws then could ever be eligible for the grants so the four states or something yeah so the grants ended up having the impact of incentivizing a change in behavior even without folks necessarily getting a check it was a very smart very high leverage way to use federal dollars and again there was a lot of flexibility for how states would implement these big goals but it was an important way for the federal government to signal the importance of higher expectations yet just seems like in an era when a lot of good ideas emanating from the grass roots that there is something to be said for the government incentivizing and catalyzing good ideas rather than being really a prescriptive about the means to attain attain goals it seems like a model that could be used for other oh other product we saw it in the energy department with the competition for grants to develop advanced battery research for example where private firms competed and that that was a highly successful effort but you wonder if that can't that philosophy can't be doubted to other things yeah it builds on the notion though that that government can be a force for good in the world and unfortunately i think what you see from the current administration is sort of anti government disdain for the public sector that is very unhelpful and ultimately undermines the long term health of the country you know what's interesting is that a lot of the communities from which the president drew his strongest support our communities where local schools are underfunded where healthcare needs or the.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"But if we're not preparing the engineers of tomorrow with the scientists of tomorrow we're not going to be able to compete and we know we see this every day in our economy businesses can go anywhere in the world and if they can't find them workforce they need here they will move to other countries so we've got work to to make sure that we are getting students not just through high school we made some progress highest graduation rate we've ever had a country at eighty four percent but clue what the those degree those diplomas actually meant that's right that's right the measure has to be not just finishing high school but actually earning a meaningful post secondary credential and that might be an associate's degree might be a bachelor's degree might be a career and technical certificate of some kind because we do convey this notion that if you want to be successful you have to go to college and there are other tracks that require significant training but may not be she academic in nature yes we have to make sure that everyone possible is getting some meaningful postsecondary learning experience you you really can't do very much in the twenty first century economy that's going to provide a good wage with just a high school diploma but the range of options we need to talk about much more thoughtfully as a country and then we've got to grapple with the fact that still an undergrad degree a bachelor's degree is the shortest path to the middle class and that disproportionately is not happening for low income students african americans and latino students and as i mentioned earlier majority of kids in our public schools are kids of color if we don't get much better much faster at helping students of color and low income students succeed not just get to college but succeed in college we're not going to be able to so many enter an in not all complete there that's right so he the the tension part of the tension i see is this traditional debate about what the role of the federal government should be in education this notion that education should be administered and should be guided by local communities and not by you know to to use the pejorative bureaucrats in washington i'm looking at you but i'm not being i'm not indicting but so how in the twenty first century you fashion a federal strategy that is still respectful of local communities and local perogatives yeah well i think that the federal role onto be an minimum helping to set a high barn aspirations right i think it's true the federal government can't prescribe how people get to those aspirants but the federal government ought to set those those aspirations president obama set the goal of trying to get back to i in the world and college completion i think that's that's exactly right so government also the role to play around resources you know title one the main federal education spending program is designed to get resources to the highest needs kids that i think is an important federal role the pell grant program in higher ed is the way that we as a country invest in higher ed for low income students investing in those programs is critically important and i would build on that you know as you know we propose in administration the obama administration access to pre k for low and middle income four year old and was that so important well we just we know.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Same themes you have which is to to to to have measurable outcomes with students and to hold teachers accountable for the outcome of their students but it didn't go well in new york in terms of the politics of that issue for you yeah but certainly challenging you know i think some ways know the country went through this period of debating around education policy what is the right role of teacher evaluation what should teach evaluation look like it corresponded with almost every state raising their standards for english and math i think having both things happen at the same time the standards increasing and that's what happened in new york because when the tests were administered students the you gotta realistic rating of how the students were doing and they were not particularly positive and that put pressure on teachers but it also upset parents yeah yeah and i think then you had the teacher evaluation fight going on between the governor and the teacher's union and then you had the standards being raised and it was the combination of those forces at the same time was challenging the end of the day i will say you know new like many sates went through this period of a lot of contentiousness around valuation and the standards but on the whole the vast majority of states are still making progress on those higher standards and on the whole the vast majority of states changed teacher evaluation in ways that got principles into classrooms more an increase the amount of conversation about teaching and learning in schools so that was net progress but the politics were for sure challenging how about for you personally in its you're young you're thirty six i guess when you became the cation commissioner you hadn't been involved in politics so you got a bit of an education yourself i certainly did new york politics you know like chicago politics are intense and tough you know i think for me one of the hardest things was i came to the work with a teacher and principal mindset wanting to focus on instruction and a lot of the politics of education are about adult fights about adult issues not about corn struction and so that was an adjustment to make and i also think new york is a place where the as in many states there's a real tension between the urgency to improve outcomes particularly for low income students and suits of color and a sense in suburban communities of just kind of leave us alone things are fine here and two things are true one is things aren't as fine as we'd like to think we have a lot of work to do as a country to make sure that even our suburban schools are performing level it's competitive with our international competitors and to in order to improve outcomes for low income students incidence color we do need to have on national and state level conversation about equitable distribution of resources and those are hard conversations but we need to have because if you will evaluate of these things objectively there is a i mean the the the impression that somehow all these resources are flowing to minority communities to poor areas of the country black white hispanic vest just not so that's that's exactly right yes we spend less as a country on the on the kids who actually need the most that's exactly backwards we should be spending more on the highest needs kids and in fact we've shown in the work we've done in education trust at the gap is larger when you compare districts that serve large white since two districts that serve largely students of color that we under master again and our students of color particularly so that she's out of illinois because here this is state where there's a great reliance on property taxes so those wealthy districts that can that have a rich tax base can do much more for their schools because the state isn't providing as much funding i think is almost any other state in the in the country you mentioned international our place in international competition i've seen this statistic about where we rate relative to other countries and and a declining numbers in in some in in key areas where do we stand relative the world and how important is this right now at this time in our history well it's hugely important to our long term economic wellbeing you know the united states to be first in the world in college completion folks having earned college degrees now or something like twelve in the world it's not necessarily because we've fallen back so much as other countries have caught up in surpassed us.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Let's talk for a second about unions and this would play out during your tenure in government as well charter schools are not favored by teachers unions and the i'm of two minds on this because i think we as a country vastly under underpaid teachers and undervalued teachers who may be the most important people in our society on the other hand the job of the union is to protect their members whether they're they're excellent or not an in is in any group they're going to be high performers in low performers and so there and you're a your schools were not unionized i assume that which gave you a great deal of flexibility in hiring in firing in rewarding teachers and so on but also ran a foul of this notion that teachers of teachers banding together as a bargaining unit to get the best deal they could get so square this all for me you as a progressive you who believes that teachers should be paid well you must feel like there's an appropriate role for the unions to play and yet there are people who would say you know you're you're you're the the charters are fundamentally a way to circumvent union well you know i think of it as one trillion portent that we have teachers unions they have a critical role to play my mother was very active in the us t when she was working new york city uncommon roxbury prep the compensation and benefits and all of that we tried as best we could to mirror what folks were getting from the district the detectors come to you and said we want to organize no i think probably because the salary and benefits were commencer partly because there were flexibilities that teachers appreciated that are missing from some of the district agreements now that's like what well so for example you know you go into any school teacher will tell you that there's a range of quality of teaching going on and i would say oftentimes when there's a teacher who is doing a terrible job the colleagues are the first to know and the most eager for that person not to be with kids and so knowing that we could make sure that that teachers in in our school were all high quality manner two teachers the flexibility around schedule that allowed us to have more time for teacher teams and for professional development which sometimes is a challenge within the collective brian grievance that that are greed to in some districts teachers appreciate it that they wanted that so i think ultimately for us it was about trying to create the environment that we would want to teach in an environment that value teaching it provided time for professional development that compensated people reasonably and you know i think parvo we need to see in the countries and evelyn and how teachers unions approach the work and i think you're seeing some efforts around that i think you're seeing teachers unions create more flexible agreements give more autonomy to principles as they manage their team creating teacher leadership roles in schools so that strong teachers can mentor their peers those kinds of things in you left and you went to government and you became the deputy education commissioner in new york and then ultimately the education commissioner you read you ran headlong into resistance from unions around how teachers are evaluated and student testing part of it coincided with the the the the obama administration and race to the top and you know emphasizing some of the.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Of adrift in in planning and thinking about this this environment in which you you i guess anybody could apply to the school probably had kids who had their own at risk qualities and and and maybe in your view needed that kind of structure lots of kids experienced trauma in different forms lots of kids who had complicated lives outside of school and so the goal is really to make school a place that was stable and consistent and nurturing but nurturing through structure you know you think about sports team that successful right parv what makes sports team successful is disciplined having a set of drills that you do reliably learning a set of plays and you know think about a school in the same way that you want school to be a place where kids know they're going to be taking care of that they're going to be safe and that there teens that are going to support their learning so for example we had homework every night the school we also put the homework on the voice mail of the school every night so that kid call and get the homework and so i could always stand up in front of parents and say you're going to have homework every night they're going to say like many middle school kids do i forgot i'm not sure i don't know what the simon is can i call my friend don't worry call the homework hotline you'll hear the homework read aloud and that meant everyone understood that was part of the routine so you know one of the interesting questions i have always had about charter schools is you can say well you were open to everyone but is there kind of a self selecting quality to this because in some ways it's suggests that you you're unusual in that you decided that you were going to go to end over you decided you were going to plateau harvard you had an unusual but in most of these cases parents are making these decisions and if you have parents who are engaged enough to say you know what i think my kid might thrive in school like that right from jump street you have someone who is going to take an interest in that child's education would seem so important i think that's fair look we dramatically outperformed the district some of that was because of the strong systems we had in place and the great teaching some of it undoubtedly was selection bias right idea that at least for every kid there was an adult who filled out the application maybe it was a grandma on their neighbor but sometime residents in their love yeah some some don't big brother big sister somebody took that stem and when folks who support charters pretend like there's no selection bias i think that's a mistake disingenuous we've technolog there is some of that now what i would ideally want is a school system where all the schools are chosen right we're all the schools have quality of learning experiences that would be great for kids so that we aren't apportioning opportunity by luck just essentially what a lottery is you did what every whatever great educator does after five years you went to law school why did you choose to to go off to yale yeah some you know i i'm wanted such five years bringing a principal wanted to think about how could we scale some of that things were doing particularly outcomes and what were some of the policy changes that might get us to a place where more lowincome students incidence of color would be successful always been interested in kind of you know legal issues the constitution that kind of thing social studies social studies teacher so i decided to go to law school figured i would go to law school finished my doctorate and then go be an education lawyer but very quickly although i love law schools very interesting i missed the connection with students and the community and so by second year of law school i was splitting my time beside go to class two days a week and the rest of the week i would spend time building a network of schools in new york this in this was in concert with the same partner with whom you did the school exams and you do these uncommon schools and that i think today that would forty four schools yeah yeah serving tens of thousands of students in new york new jersey and massachusetts and the uniformly performed well yes i mean there's still you know there's a range there but but.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"From harvard came to visit my high school and talked about the experience and i it was the first time i thought oh maybe that could maybe that could be a place where where i can go that was hugely important for me and if students don't see students of color on these campuses you know you you're sort of been downward spiral you'll get fewer applications you'll get students internalizing that those opportunities aren't for them you left you left harvard and you went in and pursued teaching as a career got a masters degree from columbia went to puerto rico i believed to to teach was there a bit of was that with your mom and mind that you went through yeah yeah i wanted to have the experience of living the aaron and getting more of a sense of that you still yeah extended family just family and i loved i you know i love the experience of teaching there are taught in independent school there but i missed the city i missed doing social justice work manage trying with the students i had and puerto rico to give give them a sense of being reflective about some of the ways classroom race play out in puerto rico but it was school serving in in bold relief in recent years with the the post hurricane disaster that's that's right that's right visited the island i mean there is already an economic crisis already a significant breakdown of of government services but then what about the education and real struggles in the education system real particularly around resources just not being able to ford pay teachers while not being able to afford to create rich learning opportunities for kids but then the hurricane is exacerbated all that and then you had the complete failure on the part of the federal government to respond appropriately and so it's a real crisis people are leaving in droves and i worry about the future for the island you returned to boston and you taught there and then you you teamed up with a i guess a classmate of yours at right so i so i taught back in the community where i'd done public service work as an undergrad in the roxbury community high needs community of color in boston and i was teaching and then kind of through mutual friends matt evan rutter who's actually from here in chicago and and he and i started roxbury prep a charter middle school in boston and he he really sat down with you to kind of pick your brain about ideas about how one might create a rich learning environment based on your experience as a teacher in that i guess that conversation went on awhile yes yes i was i was teaching in boston is teaching high school social studies and having a great experience and i thought i was just kind of giving evan advice about this new school but turned out he was actually recruiting me to start the school with him and we ended up doing that and i spent five years building that school was he's rodriguez preparatory charter school which was very successful gained a great reputation also a reputation for sort of marshall efficient or discipline of the sort that would have made your uncle probably a proud but uniforms and no talking in the hallways and i guess in the lunchroom's and what was the thought behind all that because that gets raised sometimes man that that seems very stark yeah yeah so it was very definitely very structured you know the school served entirely low income students entirely students of color became the highest performing urban middle school in the in the state but it was very structured we kids talk at lunch but we did have these very efficient hallway transitions which definitely always struck visitors because they they were surprised by the level of structure but i used to a lot of chatter in the hallways school but i was a chat or so metoo but idea was to focus the energy and conversation on class and so we tried to make classes as engaging and hands on an interesting and made the classroom and extracurricular programs places that were joyful and academically rigorous at the same time and you know the uniforms and the structured hallway transitions helped us kind of make sure that the energy of the school was focused on learning let me ask you something because earlier you talked about how you needed the structure your uncle of provided how much did you draw on your own experience as a kid who was really sort.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"The facts of this so there's an element of supposition but my guess is that donald trump didn't get into the university of pennsylvania on the basis of his superior academic performance that it may have had something to do as you say with who is dad was what is dad could do for the university but that's just speculation on my part i don't think we'll ever know because i don't think we'll see he was keen to see other people's academic transcripts i don't think we'll ever see his though now so with the tax return exactly exactly but what does he what what what is i what do you think the motivation is for this policy you said turn the clock back but is is for to what end and secondly what what do you fear that there will be a practical impact university of so we're just gonna follow the law but as we've said the law could change what is the impact on the country yeah well look i think from a political standpoint this is a strategy to divide and it's again consistent with the coach that the administration is take on issues random gration issues around lgbtq riots this strategy of sort of feeding the president's base by dividing people and giving them reasons to be angry to blame someone for economic challenges they may face or frustrations that they may have i think it's very dangerous to the kind of health and well being of our civic culture in the end if the supreme court ends up backing away from firmative action if we see individual universities concerned about this new position from the federal government changing their policies we could end up with is even less access to opera unity for talented african american latino students i think that will be a longterm disaster for the country we ought to be doing everything we can to create diverse future leaders we know the evidence is diverse campuses create more learning opportunities for shootings companies and have diverse leadership get better economic returns diversity is good but this administration is trying to frame diversity something that's bad as a zero sum game that's right and and there are people john as you know who would will say well why should that could get in why should did he get extra points or she get extra points because they're black they're latino if if that means that my child can't get in yeah at the end the day what we want is a diverse class right we want suits some students you're gonna accent music some students who are going to be great athlete some students who are going to be great in science technology engineering and math we want racial diversity we want some students who grew up in rural community some in urban because we want universities be a place that exposes students to experience is different from their own that's how i hope people will think of it i also it's worth saying there's a real worry that this also has k twelve implications heart of what revoking misguidance john's is send a signal to school districts that the administration is opposed to them thinking about how to create more diverse schools within school districts even though six years after brown or supportive education we've many communities around the country where schools are more segregated today than they were ten or twenty years ago because of housing patterns yeah yes a mix of housing patterns and school assignment patterns in school assignment policies and communities ought to be thinking about how to create more opportunities for kids to go to integrated schools and i worry the revocation of guidance on those issues will also undermine that diversity work in case i thought you were going to go somewhere else which is which you make a good point but also the the idea that it will discourage students from thinking about themselves as as potential college student solutely i'm telling you know part of my apply to harvard was african american male student.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"So i said we would talk about this later and there's a lot more to your journey that i want to get back to but this seems like a good time to talk about this question of diversity on campus first of all what were your what were your feelings about your place on the harvard campus and what it what it do for you what it what didn't it do for you and what do you think your presence contributed to the community at harvard yeah i mean i i love the diversity at harvard now it's fair to say they they have more work to do to make sure that they are serving diverse leads but i you know i appreciate that there were african americans students asian americans in kids from all over the world and i felt particularly being in the city connected to the diversity of boston and cambridge that you think no was race a factor do you think in your admissions at harm i i assume so i mean i you know i had to write the supplemental essays they make you right if you've got kicked out of high school so harvard took lots of chances i'm me right i was it was really a second chance saying even though you got kicked out of school we see this well i think i saw somewhere that maybe it's just speculation that the essay that you wrote about about getting kicked out of highschool showed such self awareness that it impressed them enough to want to take a chance on you i mean that's that's very possible when at the time i wrote it i thought i might not get in anywhere i mean i really worried that getting kicked out meant people would just kind of give up on me as we do as a country with so many young people so let's talk about this moment that we're in because the trump administration announced in the last few days that they were reversing some of the guidance who i think twenty four points of guidance that the department of education in the justice department jointly gave to institutions of higher learning that spoke to how they might implement affirmative action in accordance with the supreme court the supreme court ruling on this subject what was your reaction when you heard that what do you think the impact of it is yeah well i think it's part of a pattern unfortunately that we've seen from the current administration of going backwards on civil rights issues on education equity issues so it's consistent with with approach they've taken it's dangerous because the truth is african american and latino students are significantly underrepresented underrepresented on ivy league campuses underrepresented research universities underrepresented flagship state public higher ed institutions dramatically underrepresented in many cases so we ought to be having a national conversation about how we get more african american students latino students low income students first incidents to those campuses and instead they've taken us in this entirely different direction beating this mythology that somehow students are losing places to african american latino students i also worry that you know we have now in in our nation's public schools majority of the kids are kids of color the future of the country depends on having african american latino low income students who get great educational opportunities and not prepared to lead into the future and this decision to withdraw the guidance undermines those efforts now it doesn't change the law milosevic allows colleges and universities to use race in a limited way and how they make emissions decisions but but taking away the guy into things sets up a series of what will be future lawsuits that will i think maybe with a new and we know that it will be presented to a supreme court that won't have justice kennedy who wrote the decision on affirmative action preserving affirmative action as one element of what universities can can use that's very possible that the next justice who takes his place won't share that view yeah and you know when you look at the at the numbers on how many students are minute because their legacies their parents went to the school how many students who are mid to elite universities because the development office says hey this this this kid has a parent who could make a big contribution the fact of affirmative action is just vastly overstated by the opponents the truth is we ought to be doing more we ought to be working much harder to get diverse student population toward college campus yeah i don't know the.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"They provided that and really helped me get my life back on track i'm very grateful for that and so i actually getting kicked out turned out to be the best thing for me because it put me in situation whereas with mountain uncle on able to get get myself organized your you talk about your your uncle as a guy who was a disciplinarian and for regimen it'd schedules and sewing i i saw story about your dad that he had broken his hand and he went to he went to school with a cast on and what happened yeah yeah so he you know he was he was teaching and he went into school and principal said you have to go on go home can't teach with a cast on and my father said no i'm i'm fine i'm just gonna teach my class not gonna affect me and principal said there was some rule about not not being able to be in class so my father went over and you know from being in new york schools there those high counters in the office and he went over to the counter any smash the cast on the counter and brush the pieces into a trash can put his hand in his co pocket and went and taught his class and so you know that many memories of really good conversations my father i do remember even as a little kid that whenever someone in the family would complain or say something it was too hard my father would serve hold his wrist and say oh i think it's going to rain and served to remind you of that story and make sure everyone knew you know the perseverance and discipline more important yeah probably also remind you that there was some stupid rules also tread apply that probably don't do anybody any good so you you did get your act together and and you ended up at harbor yeah yeah and which was amazing experience you know when different than andover yes i think a few things one is you know ten cambridge so i got very involved in life in the city ended up spending probably much time in classes i spent doing public service work and after school programs summer programs in school tim to the city you know i was very drawn to experience we're trying to do for other kids what teachers had done for me and so i started with volunteering teaching civics in middle school in boston and that turned into really public service and and youth development work be makore of my college experience and that was very different andover fell very isolating at harvard i felt like i was a part of this broader city community and really got engaged in the phillips brooks house which is sort of center for public service at harvard and that really defined undergraduate experience today's.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Then he just got more and more sick towards the end i think folks have more of a sense that there were things wrong and then one night he fell and i had a cousin who happened to ben in town staying with us for the night and we went to the hospital and you know when you fall on your head they give you a set of tasks and he couldn't pass the tests right he couldn't answer his birthday and you know the president was those kinds of questions and that led to the diagnosis and he actually never came home from that he went into the hospital and then and then pass through twelve now it's twelve and you went to live with a half brother yeah my my mother son is about twelve years older than me and t m you know he loved me and he wanted to make a good home but he was twenty four hours twelve he drank all the time he partied a lot us twenty four he's twenty four and he was not really in a position to to raise me and so that you had to do some you at all now trained as a kid to take care of household chores and so you ended up doing that for your brother as well exactly we found the same i mean i was managing the household with my brother and i knew that wasn't right and i knew that i i needed something different than i needed more structure and support and i happened to have a friend who who went to ps seventy six in brooklyn with me who had gotten into a private boarding school on a scholarship and he told me about it and he he gave me that conversation gave me oh maybe if i go to boarding squad could get out of this situation with my brother and you did and i did i went to phillips andover saying school where presidents both both president bush's went and i was incredibly out of place you know there was not allowed diversity at the time you know i felt very isolated as a student of color they are felt very isolated as a kid from the city there academics were great i learned a ton and the really good academic experiences but i was really out of place socially and and been through a lot as i turn that into being angry at adults the way lots of kids who've experienced trauma do you know i was mad at my parents even though that's probably rational i was but it's very understandable and i just i acted out gotten a lot of trouble and got kicked out even though you were doing well academically even though i was doing democrat i saw like cut class it was disrespectful to teachers and didn't pay any attention to the rules about when you had to be in your dorm and all those kinds of things and i kept getting in trouble i mentioned i got i got kicked out and that turned out to be really important who did you turn to with you know without any without either of your parents you know a brother who loved you but you but but really wasn't a position to provide the kind of guidance that you were looking for i know you had an uncle yeah yeah my uncle hal who was my father's youngest brother he was to ski airman you know one of the first african american pilots during what were to then career air force and so i went to live with him and his wife my aunt jean and they had a very structured household dinner same time every night you know career military force how'd you take to that it was hard initially but in some ways i was craving that i was craving structure in order and support and.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"House and they all said it's going to be fine i went to sleep and i woke up in the morning my father said he had to talk to me and he told me and i just screamed and cried couldn't believe it and then i insist on going to school because actually my mom had been the guidance counselor at my elementary school at one point when i was when i was in kindergarten first grade and so being at school felt closer to her being at school felt safe and so everyone was saying oh you don't have to go to school and i really wanted to go to school and yeah you know school was actually then the place that that gave me a sense of order yeah yeah you you've spoken a written about teacher mr asta well who and i think that was around that time right fourth and fifth grade yeah yeah he's amazing teacher he he looped with us in fourth fifth sixth grade which is so unusual in new york city public schools at the time but he really became like a surrogate parent for me i mean his class was amazing we you know we did productions of midsummer night's dream and allison wonderland we went to the museum and the ballet we learned the capital of every country in the world in the leader of every country in the world just he made school interesting fine and safe yeah yeah i i am the product of new york city public schools as well ps forty junior is going to force stuyvesant high school and i had a teacher in first and third grade and skip second grade they mrs roth lee roth and the way you describe mr ostra well was much like her i mean she exposes she brought you know the poets john she already and ogden nash to our class and took us to to meet leontyne price who was a breaking opera singer african american opera singer and we studied the newspapers new york times and this was when dr king was on his ascendancy and.
"john king" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Institute of politics and cnn the acts files with your host david axelrod you really need to know john king and don't mean my colleague at cnn although we need to get him here to i'm talking about the john king who served as education secretary during the last year or two of the obama administration he is a remarkable guy with an incredible story who continues to devote himself to the cause of educational equity in this country and teaching excellence i sat down with john last week in chicago to talk about his life and also about the implications of some of the education policies that have been recently announced by the administration john king so good to see you there there's so much to talk about of contemporary variety but before we do and that of course includes the administration's newly stated revocation of some of the directives that the department of education department of justice gave to universities on affirmative action i want to get to all that but you have an incredible story and i i really want to talk a little bit about that before we get into other stuff okay be you you're you are the product of two educators yes both my parents were new york city public school teachers my my mother came from puerto rico as she was born as a kid to the bronx classic serve neo rican story learn english in new york city schools went to cuny for college became a teacher and a counselor my father who was african american grew up in brooklyn just after the turn of the twentieth century and there weren't a lot of paths for african americans frankly and he decided he wanted to be a teacher and try to get back to the community where he grew up and spent his whole life working near city public schools your mom was parisian where you bilingual from no you know because my father didn't speak spanish my mother spoke spanish at home but but we didn't speak spanish as a family and both my parents pass when i was a kid so i learned spanish more in school than than at home so let's talk about that because tragically lost both your parents within a relatively short span of time your mom i got ill i yeah yeah and was on october of my fourth grade year as eight and my mother actually was a guidance counselor the junior high school across the street from my elementary school and she had a heart attack one day at work and passed away that night and she really been the center of my world and then i live with my father let's hold on for sick because what i'm trying to process what that was like for you as an eight year old to have someone who's as so central to everything in your life yeah you you wake up one morning and everything's normal and you go to sleep that night in your whole life has changed has nate euro boy process it's so hard to process mean it just think for years i couldn't really process it just was a sense of loss that's serve in described how did you find out about so and she was in the hospital the night that she had the heart attack and then everybody said there were a bunch of adults in the.
"john king" Discussed on Pat Gray Unleashed
"Of what you think of the president whether you support the president this is a legitimate feather in his cap in the sense that the conservative base has happened with this and they have not at the the president would like a pacing confirmations and he wants a bunch more before we get to november yeah yeah and it's and it's a lasting yeah you know victory not something as we it's not just john king but one of the members of his panel come in and he starts saying good things about president trump over the last couple of years a lot of what for example president obama did using executive orders and taking actions that regulatory actions that are easily or or or at least somewhat easily overturned these are you know judges that are going to be in place for ten twenty thirty or longer year yeah so an actual positive spin on donald trump story from cnn's john king sadly john king was taken into custody by cnn police and killed after that report yeah they can't tolerate goodness so we lost him we'll john king that's bad breaking news though also yeah i mean there is another side to the story yeah well they you know they can't tolerate that and so they got to studios quickly as they could apres hinted him took him out behind the building and killed him so that's what nothing surprises me so i'm going along actual wouldn't surprise easing if that really happened speaking of journalists this is interesting too because jim acosta was on with jimmy kimmel i believe and listen to his claim because jim acosta if you remember few weeks are among maybe ago.
Mike Bron, Terry and Indiana discussed on Erin Burnett OutFront
"And the president's headscratching habit on twitter what's with the random capitalization from executive producer jordan peele troisi morgan as back what in a new tv assuming that the new york times gritty funny comedy i just did fifteen years in prison starring tiffany haddish the other tater your thoughts just go wait for you to discover loss you gotta love with another man bouncy house don't miss tracy morgan's return to tv second chances are beautiful thing but last tuesday's ten thirty nine thirty central only on tv yes president trump warning west virginia voters to stay away from controversial republican senate primary candidate at the polls tomorrow tweeting in part quote problem is don blankenship currently running for senate can't win the general election in your state no way blankenship a former coal ceos spent a year in prison for his involvement in one of the nation's deadliest mind disasters and it's not just west virginia holding a crucial primary tomorrow john king is out front in indiana the animals hero pets not moneymakers so excuse the humor one of the cows is big mac heavens hungry the pig heaven bacon golly hey hey hey there are crops up the hill one reason beth henderson has second thoughts about voting for president trump we're involved in agriculture business and so yeah tariffs is a big deal it's much more than policy i don't like his outbursts and his inappropriateness that the public and his scruples what hasn't changed is her sense that washington needs big change husband terry briefly joined indiana senate race but it got too expensive the hendersons now support another washington outsider businessman mike bron i just think it's time again for for.
"john king" Discussed on WJR 760
"John king was describing at the john k king used and rare books over there at nine zero one west lafayette we'll talk again but you've got a book festival coming up this summer i think too don't you john yeah there's a it's a really nice community event it's it's the book festival it's an shed five at the eastern market last year they had the first one and it attracted over ten thousand people and we were there and it was just a wonderful place and they had different bookdealers authors it was a very nice event you got it all right go back to sleep for you out there on the west coast and i'll see you soon john okay thank you you're welcome john king the john k king used bookstore and you can spend you can spend hours in lost in there as well let's check on some of the stories that have been going on since you all fell asleep last night seven sixty wjr news are meadowland rim wjr news time seven thirty six currently has forty degrees under mostly cloudy skies a military strike against syrian chemical weapons facilities was carried out overnight by the united states the united kingdom and france british prime minister theresa may's says military action was the only option this must be stopped we have sought to do so using every possible diplomatic channel but our efforts have been repeatedly thwarted both on the ground and in the united nations a winter storm watches been issued for portions of southern michigan from the i sixty nine quarter and north this morning through sunday morning also there is a winter weather advisory for livingston oakland mccomb counties this is the beginning at eleven am this morning until noon tomorrow afternoon watch out for icy conditions north of m fifty nine michigan lawmakers have passed a bill in the house which will allow parents to ease drop on their kids without facing consequences the bill now heads to the senate right now recording or listening to your child private conversation is against the.
"john king" Discussed on X96
"Do so interns and billions and billions of dollars that's what i do i met a lot of monetary editor but even if he comes back in says well maybe not maybe were not going to do that his friend already made the money yeah it's done yep five women have accused provo the city of provo i accused provo four deliberate indifference to the fact that they were sexually harassed allegedly by former police chief john king they allege that king harassed her assaulted no fewer than five local women before his resignation in march the result of negligent hiring because apparently if you looked into mr kings career as a of in law enforcement back east there worried worthy hands so okay and provo city hired him anyway woo john curtis hired him anyway so now what happens the i think they have they seem to have a case here the probowl was negligible at bay however you try to sue a city it's tough pretty difficult to do uh and this is a story in the desert news a you or read that you'll find a lot of more details about it i here's what you need to know oh here what my i saw this on sunday in the salt lake tribune maybe you could maybe you guys can enlighten me on this era so it's a story that says utah lawmaker calls for giving state park status to the full 100 and 40mile hole in the rock trail all right i a themes breezed of okay all right you know i'm surprises not already but then the story says what does utah's fame hole in the rock trail have to do with reducing the state's team suicide rates what there's a lovely picture there beholden the rotting frail and that's great so what does it have to do with reducing the teen suicide rates and point he according to a utah heritage group the challenges connecting youth with the epic journey pulled off.
Why is Climate Change Bad?
"So far out so it does lots of bad things rates so it's it's making the weather warmer it's mic is unpredictable has bad consequences for plants animals and people um know we all live in a very narrow range of temperature of the planet got too hot equin have life here if it gets to cold you could have life here you know if you look at the planet vitas no life there it's too hot he look at the planet mars do life there it's too cold so temperature has to be just right for there to be life and that applies to individual species to rate you can't have an wanna living in chicago right it'll be to call for it so everything lives and a you know special range of temperatures so climate change is so bad because temperatures so important for life and like other lease