Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy made headlines recently when he announced the creation of a new financial firm, backed by Peter Thiel, that would do something shocking in woke corporate America today: invest in companies that focus on profit and innovation, not taking political and cultural stances. Vivek joins us to examine the new iteration of corporate cronyism that he's fighting back against; where a small cartel of asset management firms like BlackRock manipulate free markets to implement progressive politics at the expense of companies, shareholders, and everyday citizens.
Vivek Ramaswamy is the author of the NY Times bestselling book "Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America's Social Justice Scam", a biotech investor and founder of the new fund manager Strive with investors Peter Thiel and Bill Ackman. Follow him on Twitter at @VivekGRamaswamy.
Theoretical physicist Steven Koonin covers what the latest climate science actually tells us versus what alarmists want us to believe about everything from melting ice caps to extreme weather events. We end the conversation with an overview of Steven's other domain of expertise: multiverses!
Quick episode covering the Senate gun bill, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, that passed on Friday. Dan breaks down his main concerns with the bill and lays out what is true, and what isn’t, about the bill. There has been a lot of emotional reactions to this legislation, but very little...