Ask A Genius 569 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (7)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 569 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (7) March 18, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: Another factor is that we're babies. We are more influenced by the deliciousness of social media, perhaps, than striver countries like India and China, where we have the luxury of being academically lazy and …

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Ask A Genius 568 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (6)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 568 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (6) March 17, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How will this stratify America in the 2020s? Rick Rosner: America is already the most stratified that it has been and the most divided it has been politically, and stratified it has been economically, …

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Ask A Genius 567 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (5)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 567 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (5) March 16, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: I would use Carole and myself, and our kid, as an example. I mean, we had one kid, which meant our focus was one. I don't think we wee helicopter parents. We weren't Tiger Parents. …

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Ask A Genius 565 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (3)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 565 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (3) March 14, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: Big problem two is that kids apply - the gunners, the elite kids trying to get into the elite colleges. Back when I was applying, a kid might apply to 4 colleges, like a psycho …

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Ask A Genius 564 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 564 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (2) March 13, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: Let me say a few things about college admissions in America, which are a mess. Thing one is, there are many more highly qualified students who want to go to highly selective schools than there …

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Ask A Genius 563 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 563 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (1) March 12, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There is affirmative action for the rich in America. What happened in some of these cases? Rick Rosner: There was a guy who was clearing tens of millions of dollars through the side door …

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Ask A Genius 561 – Legally Binding (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 561 - Legally Binding (2) March 10, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What else? Rick Rosner: Everything is up in the air. There was a story about how Trump's failures include the federal deficit exploding because of the tax cut for rich people. Many people are paying more for …

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Ask A Genius 560 – Legally Binding (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 560 - Legally Binding (1) March 9, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Is this showing that the legal system isn't working in the United States with Manafort getting sentenced and a whole stream of people coming through from the Trump Administration? Rick Rosner: Off-tape, you asked what's up with …

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Ask A Genius 557 – Bad Faith, or Blood (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 557 - Bad Faith, or Blood (1) March 5, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is up now? Rick Rosner: Everything is up informationally with Trump. Based on Trump's history and the amount of stuff swirling around Trump, and how bad he is at doing things cleverly, he …

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The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 34 – Investing in Yourself

In-Sight Publishing The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 34 - Investing in Yourself January 22, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Why invest in yourself, and what ways? Rick Rosner: The deal is that there is a huge return on increasing your lifespan given the era that we live in. For every five …

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