TV/Media Appearances

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Lord Meghnad Desai, British Economist, Politician, & Author
    September 24, 2015

    BENNETT: Lord Meghnad Desai is a British economist and politician whose new book is called Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One. We'll be talking about that and this past Saturday's change in leadership in the UK Labour Party.

  • The Questions That Aren't Asked, by Dawn Bennett
    September 23, 2015

    The debate between Republican presidential hopefuls last week might have provided some entertainment, but it provided nothing of substance in the areas that ought to be of most concern. Not one word on the current state of the economy. Nothing on our mountain of personal and national debt. Inflation was missing in action, as was the dollar. No word on terrorism, ...

  • Dawn Bennett Discusses Remembrance and Empty Promises After 9/11 Anniversary
    September 22, 2015

    Last Friday was the fourteenth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack ever to occur on American soil. Thousands of lives were lost as we looked on in horror, glued to our televisions. Each of those lives was an infinite loss to family and friends. For a few weeks after 9/11/2001, the country, the world united in both mourning the loss and celebrating the "...

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Veronique De Rugy, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center
    September 22, 2015

    BENNETT: Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center and a columnist for the Reason magazine. De Rugy was previously a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and a research fellow at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation. She recently wrote an article which caught my attention and st...

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Chris Whalen, Senior Managing Director and Head of Research of Kroll Bond Rating Agency
    August 24, 2015

    BENNETT: Chris Whalen is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Research of Kroll Bond Rating Agency. Over the past two decades, he has worked for financial firms such as Bear, Stearns, Prudential Securities and Tangent Capital Partners. He is also an author of two books. The first one, Inflated: How Money and Debt Built the American Dream, came out in 2010. In 2...

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Craig Smith, Author of Book "Don't Bank on It"
    August 21, 2015

    BENNETT: Craig Smith and his co-author Lowell Ponte recently published a book titled Don't Bank on It, which exposes the unsafe world of 21st century banking. It speaks to why it has simply become illogical to trust your money to today's increasingly vulnerable and unsafe banks, which are hackable and trackable and hazardous to your wealth. As a matter of fact, a...

  • 44 Years Later: The Nixon Shock Goes to China, by Dawn Bennett
    August 19, 2015

    This past Saturday, August 15th, was the 44th anniversary of one of the most cynical acts of one of the most cynical presidents in United States history, and a day that should live in infamy. It was on August 15, 1971 that Nixon unilaterally ended the gold standard for the United States, and much of the world, by canceling the direct convertibility of the United ...

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Ken Hoffman, Global Head of Bloomberg Metals & Mining Research
    August 07, 2015

    BENNETT: Ken Hoffman is the global head of Bloomberg Metals & Mining Research, where he manages a team based in New York, Hong Kong and London. Last month Hoffman shared with the media that the Chinese Central Bank has said it is considering backing its currency, the yuan, with gold. Ken said this would be a game changer. Ken, welcome to Financial Myth Busting.

  • Dawn Bennett, Host of Radio Show "Financial Myth Busting," Interviews Todd Gaziano, Executive Director of Pacific Legal Foundation's D.C. Center
    August 06, 2015

    BENNETT: Todd Gaziano is the executive director of the Pacific Legal Foundation's D.C. Center. Before the PLF, Todd served in the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel where he provided advice to the White House and US Attorneys General on constitutional matters. Gaziano is here today because Pacific Legal Foundation is suing Seattle for trashing p...

  • Death Spirals and Skinned Knees, by Dawn Bennett
    August 05, 2015

    Last week was once again eventful: "America's Greece," Puerto Rico, defaulted for the first time on debt payments; wage growth and earnings reports continued to disappoint; Canada reported that economic growth had shrunk for four months in a row; and the Federal Open Market Committee issued a nearly unchanged statement that hints at interest rate hikes ...