Kurt Schlichter, Senior Columnist at Townhall.com and conservative commentator, joins Carol Roth to discuss the current state of free speech, corporatism and deplatforming vis-à-vis America’s political divide. Kurt pulls no punches as he shares the newly named “Schlichter principle” and how it applies to freedom and how things could possibly change- for better or worse.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to make the best steak ever.

Gene Marks, President of the Marks Group PC and writer for outlets like The Guardian and The Hill, joins Carol Roth to discuss the state of small business coming out of 2020 into 2021. Gene and Carol break down Trump’s business legacy and what might be in store in the new administration. Plus, some great tax tips and breaks of which you may not be aware. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to hack getting on the train at Penn Station.

Julio Gonzales, CEO of Engineered Tax Services and national tax expert who helped advise on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act joins Carol Roth to discuss the fallout on small business and the economy from 2020 and what to expect under a Biden administration. Julio and Carol also discuss some surprise places where individuals and business owners can turn for financial assistance, and the importance of advocating for yourself with your elected officials. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” on an underused tax break.

Heather Zumarraga, President of Zuma Global and the author of The Man’s Guide to Corporate Culture joins Carol Roth to discuss the new reality for being a man (or a woman) in the workplace, and how to navigate it. From dating to other secret “rules”, Heather shares the ways that you can ensure to keep yourself out of trouble, avoid reputational damage and still be able to mentor colleagues. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on fashion indicators in the stock market.

Would you give up your fans and livelihood on principle? Joe Walsh, former “Tea Party” Congressman from Illinois and nationally syndicated radio host joins Carol Roth to talk about why he gave up everything to primary Trump, even when he knew he would lose. Joe and Carol discuss the future of the country under Biden and the potential to kill the two party duopoly.

You can connect with Joe on Twitter @WalshFreedom. You can also check out his book, F*ck Silence, every and his podcast of the same name here.

Karol Markowicz, columnist for the New York Post, joins Carol Roth to talk about why politics and incompetence instead of science have led COVID decision making down the wrong path. Karol and Carol talk about the “pajama class”, why the lockdowns have destroyed communities and how children are suffering. And they discuss where we go from here. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on taxis and police in NYC.

Bryan Sharpe, known online as “Hotep Jesus,” and a tech entrepreneur, author and podcaster, joins Carol Roth to talk culture, entrepreneurship and technology. Carol uncovers Bryan’s entrepreneurship origin story from cologne spritzing to his current work in AI and blockchain endeavors. Bryan and Carol give some great advice on marketing and being a successful entrepreneur and explore the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on W. E. B. Du Bois.

Dennis Kneale, writer, media consultant and co-author with Lou Dobbs of “The Trump Century” joins Carol Roth to break down the 2020 election debacle and talk about why he believes that regardless of the outcome, President Trump’s policies will have a lasting impact on the country, for the better, for years and maybe decades to come. 

As Dennis has 30 years in media, including being the former managing editor of Forbes, an ex-anchor at CNBC and Fox Business, and a journalist at The Wall Street Journal, he and Carol also talk about the state of the media and their role in dividing the country and spreading misinformation. 

Carol Roth goes solo to cover her biggest post-election concerns, regardless on who wins, encompassing the size of government, spending, the Fed, the state of small business and more.

You can connect with Carol on Twitter @CarolJSRoth.

Gabriella Hoffman, media strategist, conservative political columnist and award-winning writer joins Carol Roth to discuss the implications of the PROAct, particularly under a Biden presidency, and its potential to kill 59 million freelance and gig jobs. Gabriella recounts her parents’ story of fleeing communism and how to teach more young individuals about capitalism.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on the origin of the Moscow Mule. 

You may know Annie Duke as a former professional poker player, but her focus now is as an author, corporate speaker and consultant in the decision-making space. She has just released How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices as a follow-up to her national bestseller, Thinking in Bets. Annie and Carol Roth talk about the perils of groupthink, having access to too much information and social media, as well as a formula for making better decisions. 

She even catches Carol in saying she knows less about something than she does and gives her a problem-solving tool that you can use, too. 

James Rickards, Editor of Strategic Intelligence, a financial newsletter and New York Times bestselling author joins Carol Roth to discuss the various reasons why different companies pay no federal income taxes, what the New York Times got wrong with the “exposé” on President Trump’s taxes and how you can reduce your own tax burden. Plus, a discussion on the Fed, the money supply and inflation. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on gold. 

Adam Townsend, an investor, extreme salesman and futurist, joins Carol Roth to talk about his story from Wall Street mega-success to personal depression and his take on the future. Adam and Carol discus why he is excited about Space Force, why he’s bullish on America (and the stock market) and why he believes we are currently witnessing the greatest roll up of power in all of history, from the political class to the mega-tech corporations.  

You can connect with Adam on Twitter @AdamScrabble.

Wayne Winegarden, Ph.D., Senior Fellow of Business and Economics for the Pacific Research Institute joins Carol Roth to discuss a free market approach to energy. He talks about why electric car subsidies help the rich, why overregulation hurts the poor and how Californians could save more than $2,000 a year if lawmakers enacted free market policies. Wayne and Carol talk about California’s rolling blackout problems and why big government is to blame, the big problem with solar energy that nobody is talking about, nuclear power and more.

Plus, a Now You Know segment on the Canary Islands. 

You may not know the name Tori Perrotti, but you may have heard the story of “Target Tori”, who was a manager at Target who had a “cancel culture” attempt made on her by an influential Twitter user over a toothbrush dispute. Tori survived, unscathed and with a big GoFundMe from internet users sick of the shaming. Tori joins Carol Roth to talk about her experience becoming internet famous and her own previous history with bullying, the great support she received online and offline, how she paid it forward with “Kroger Andy”, what it’s like for retail associates to be deemed “essential workers” and more. 

Plus, a Now You Know segment on the origins of bubble wrap! 

A fresh voice on politics, tech and more, Danisha Carter joins Carol Roth to discuss why the messaging around capitalism and socialism has become so convoluted and what needs to be done to make it more appealing to younger millennials and Gen Z. Danisha and Carol also talk about Hollywood hypocrisy, AI and whether you should fear the robots, and much more.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on robots.

Tom Wright, an investigative journalist who spent 20 years at The Wall Street Journal and co-author of Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the World, joins Carol Roth to break down this fascinating story, which involves the biggest financial heist in history (somewhere between $6 and $7 billion), politicians, Hollywood celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and banks like Goldman Sachs. Tom and Carol discuss the background of the book, where the main heist perpetrator- Jho Low- is today, how the scam ironically financed The Wolf of Wall Street movie, an update on 1MDB and Malaysia, recent developments for Goldman Sachs and much more in the utterly fascinating interview about one of the most unreal, and unknown stories of the past few years.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on the 4th most populated country on Earth.

Damon Dunn is a former Stanford and NFL football player turned successful entrepreneur and fellow in business and economics at the Pacific Research Institute. He is the author of the new book, Punting Poverty: Breaking the Chains of Welfare. Damon joins Carol Roth to discuss why welfare creates the “Paradox of Poverty”, solutions to building wealth and success for those struggling and why a culture of low expectations reinforces the problems it attempts to solve.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on both NFL pay AND a change between political parties.

In 2011, Melayna Lokosky blew the whistle on what she perceived as fraud on the behalf of her employer, Acclarent, Inc., a medical device company owned by Johnson & Johnson. In July of 2016, the company’s former CEO and the former Vice President of Sales received a split decision in Federal Court in Massachusetts – acquittal on 14 felony counts but conviction on 10 misdemeanor counts of introducing adulterated and misbranded medical devices into interstate commerce. The following month, the Department of Justice reached an $18M settlement with Johnson & Johnson to settle outstanding civil claims.

Concurrent with her whistleblower work with the DOJ, Lokosky developed “The Sociopathic Business Model” to help the DOJ understand venture capital startup fraud and is the owner of MMpiHer (pronounced “Empire”) Strategic Consulting. Melayna joins Carol Roth to talk about how and why she became a whistleblower and how she helped get a dangerous $40 million/year medical device off the market. She shares her opinions on fraud being rampant in unicorn VC funding and other challenges faced in regulation for consumer safety.

A 33-year journalism veteran, Jeff Cox is the finance editor at CNBC.com. Jeff joins Carol Roth to talk about the state of the economy and the market and why a disconnect exists. Jeff shares his concerns about “PPP infinity” and he and Carol give a primer on the Federal Reserve and central banking, and discuss how “The Fed” is creating asset bubbles and engaging in behavior that constitutes a “moral hazard”.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on the explorer who discovered cigars.