May 27 2015

MRW - Podcast - Steve LeVine (guest) - May 27, 2015

Drew and Chris are joined by Steve LeVine.

Steve LeVine is Washington Correspondent for Quartz, the mobile-first startup launched in 2012 by Atlantic Media. He writes about the geopolitics of energy and technology. Steve is also a Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches energy security in the graduate-level Security Studies Program.

Previously, Steve was a foreign correspondent for eighteen years in the former Soviet Union, Pakistan and the Philippines, running a bureau for The Wall Street Journal, and before that writing for The New York Times, the Financial Times and Newsweek.

The Powerhouse is Steve’s third book. In 2007, Random House published The Oil and the Glory, which chronicled the struggle for fortune and power on the Caspian Sea. BusinessWeek magazine selected it as a Top 10 book for the year. In 2008, Random House published Putin's Labyrinth, a profile of Russia through the life and death of a half-dozen Russians. Both books are on numerous university reading lists.

Steve lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Nurilda, and their two daughters.

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May 20 2015

MRW - Podcast - OPEN SHOW - May 20, 2015

This week, Drew and Tom took the time to answer the pressing questions listeners have on personal finance, investing, the economy and much more! ...

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May 13 2015

MRW - Podcast - Ralph Serpe (guest) - May 13, 2015

Drew and Chris are joined by Ralph Serpe – Vice President of Development at Baltimore Community Foundatio.

Serpe leads efforts to increase lifetime and legacy charitable gifts with a focus on building support for Invest in Baltimore--BCF's strategic grantmaking and leadership activities. He also works closely with legal and financial advisors and their clients to plan charitable gifts.

He began his community foundation career with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, he came to Baltimore from the Princeton Area Community Foundation, where he served as director of development and then executive vice-president.

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May 6 2015

MRW - Podcast - Joel Klein (guest) - May 6, 2015

Drew and Chris are joined by Joel Klein.

Joel Irwin Klein (born October 25, 1946) is an American lawyer and school superintendent. He was the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, the largest public school system in the United States, serving more than 1.1 million students in more than 1,600 schools. He was succeeded by Cathie Black in January 2011.

New York magazine ranked Klein as one of the most influential people in public education. Klein had never obtained the common formal credentials that one would have to take a leadership role in a public school system, and Klein had a short duration of teaching experience.

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