Bloomberg View: Opinion Podcast

Editorials and commentaries from Bloomberg View - the opinion section of Bloomberg

  • Ramesh Ponnuru on Obamacare and Republicans (Audio)

    Oct 24, 2014

    Bloomberg View columnist Ramesh Ponnuru presents a column about John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio who appeared to say that he thought the Affordable Care Act would never be repealed -- as many Republicans hope -- because it helps too many people. He then backtracked and said that he was only talking about the expansion of Medicaid that was part of Obamacare, not Obamacare itself. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • Japan Needs a Strong Economy, Not a Market Swing: View (Audio)

    Oct 24, 2014

    Bloomberg View senior executive editor David Shipley presents an editorial arguing that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s attempts to game the Japanese stock market are doomed to fail, unless he puts more effort into the harder work of real reform. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • Jonathan Bernstein on Don’t Fix Judicial Elections (Audio)

    Oct 23, 2014

    Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Bernstein presents a column arguing that we shouldn’t fix the judicial elections, the solution is to get rid of them. The federal system -- with the president making the appointments -- works just fine. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • Michigan’s Attack on Tesla Will Hurt Consumers: View (Audio)

    Oct 23, 2014

    Bloomberg View senior executive editor David Shipley presents an editorial arguing that The U.S. auto industry is pushing elected officials to adopt policies that protect it from innovative new entrants to the marketplace. This time, the threat to the auto industry comes not from Japan but from Silicon Valley -- home of Elon Musk and his electric- car company, Tesla. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • Megan McArdle on We’re Not Happy With McDonald’s Meals (Audio)

    Oct 22, 2014

    Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle presents a column about McDonald’s who is still the king of the old fast-food giants, but that category is under assault from new business models and changing American tastes. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • The U.S. Push Turkey Needed: View (Audio)

    Oct 22, 2014

    Bloomberg View senior executive editor David Shipley presents an editorial arguing that in pressuring Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to allow the Kurdish Peshmerga to help defend the city of Kobani, Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama did Turkey a great favor. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • William Pesek on Japan’s Womenomics (Audio)

    Oct 21, 2014

    Bloomberg View columnist William Pesek presents a commentary about Japan’s Shinzo Abe, who has lost two of five female cabinet members to scandal, a grave setback to his efforts to shake up the staid, male-dominated world of Japanese politics. This commentary aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • A Little Volatility in Markets Can Be Good For You: View (Audio)

    Oct 21, 2014

    Bloomberg View senior executive editor David Shipley presents an editorial arguing that a little volatility in markets doesn’t hurt and that it reminds investors of the hazards of investing. The sooner they get that message, the better. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.

  • D’Amato, Wilkinson Discuss Senate Races (Audio)

    Oct 20, 2014

    Bloomberg View editor Francis Wilkinson and former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato discuss the mid-term elections and the demographic changes across the states. They spoke with Bloomberg host Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio.

  • Wilkinson, D’Amato Discuss Mid-term Election Issues (Audio)

    Oct 20, 2014

    Bloomberg View editor Francis Wilkinson and former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato discuss the discontent towards politicians and the senate race. They spoke with Bloomberg host Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio.

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