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18 minutes | 2 days ago
Gravity Payment's Dan Price on instituting minimum salary and COVID-19's impact on small businesses
Dan Price and his company Gravity Payments, a credit card processing agency for small businesses, gained widespread attention in 2015 when Price announced to his 120 employees that the Seattle based company was instituting a minimum pay rate over three years of $70,000. Five years into the policy, Price spoke with CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi about the effects the idea has had and some unintended consequences as well. Plus, Price discusses the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on his business and other small businesses Gravity Payments serve.
19 minutes | 4 days ago
Dr. William Schaffner on minimizing the risk of COVID-19 this Thanksgiving holiday
As family and friends contemplate how to spend Thanksgiving together this year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. William Schaffner joins "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan to offer advice on minimizing the virus of catching and spreading the virus. Dr. Schaffner, a professor of preventive medicine and infectious disease at Vanderbilt University also explains how there's a light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccines currently in development.
12 minutes | 9 days ago
As Marijuana Legalization Expands, Blacks and Latinos Find Themselves Left Behind
On Election Day, voters in four states voted to legalize the use of cannabis - making the use of recreational cannabis legal in 15 states.. This is as many Blacks and Latinos remain in prison for marijuana-related offenses. Director Erik Parker's new documentary, ‘Smoke: Marijuana + Black America,’ examines the history, criminalization, and business of marijuana. According to Parker, less than one percent of licenses for cannabis businesses have gone to Blacks and Latinos. Parker tells "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan the story of Corvain Cooper who in 2014 was sentenced to life in prison in California for selling marijuana. While the state of California legalized recreational use of cannabis in 2016, Cooper remains in prison serving life."Smoke: Marijuana + Black America" premieres Wednesday, November 18 at 10 pm ET on BET, a division of ViacomCBS.
39 minutes | 10 days ago
Rachel Bloom on her journey from theater kid to the success of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Emmy-winning writer and actor Rachel Bloom joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to discuss her new book, "I Want to be Where the Normal People Are," and the success of her television show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Bloom talks about her mental health journey, having a baby during the pandemic & losing her collaborator to COVID-19.
33 minutes | 16 days ago
Team Rubicon Co-Founder on Veterans Finding Purpose at Home
Marine veteran and Team Rubicon co-founder Jake Wood tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil why he encourages veterans to continue to serve at home. Wood, author of the new book "Once a Warrior: How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home" discusses the origins of Team Rubicon and restoring community and a sense of camaraderie in America.
26 minutes | 18 days ago
Poet Maggie Smith on the success of "Good Bones" and how she's "Keep Moving"
Writer Maggie Smith, whose poem about a half-terrible world went viral in 2016, has a new outlook in 2020. She discusses her book new book: “Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change" with "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil. Smith says the book is about "reframing difficult times as opportunities to grow and rethink things." She shares how the book started with notes she would write herself in the morning before getting out of bed in the fall of 2018 as her marriage of 18 years came to an end.
17 minutes | 21 days ago
Tips for Dealing with Stress and Anxiety Amid a Pandemic, Election Uncertainty & the Winter Blues
Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma joins CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver to share tips on how to deal with stress and anxiety over the election and the coronavirus pandemic. She provides tools to alleviate anxiety for parents and their children.
19 minutes | 24 days ago
Helping Women of Color Ascend the Ladder of Opportunity
Communications strategist Jacqueline Adams provides a “playbook" to help women of color "team up” and "find innovative ways to support one another as they climb ladders of opportunity" in her book "A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive." Talking with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller, Adams shares what allies can also do to help.
26 minutes | a month ago
'Prince Philip Revealed' - New Biography Looks at the Consort to the Queen
A new biography by royal expert Ingrid Seward looks at the life 99-year-old Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Talking with CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi, Seward shares how Philip worked to modernize the English monarchy and his role as father to Prince Charles and Andrew. Hear how his relationship with the late Princess Diana deteriorated over time and what he thinks about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping away from royal duties. "Prince Philip Revealed" is published by Atria a division of Simon and Schuster.
26 minutes | a month ago
Lessons from Boston's Push to Desegregate Public Schools in 1970s
Journalist and podcast host Leon Neyfakh discusses "The Battle for Boston" - season three of the Luminary podcast "Fiasco." Talking with CBS News national correspondent Errol Barnett, Neyfakh shares what he uncovered about the efforts to desegregate Boston's public schools and the backlash that followed. He explains how ramifications from the violence and racial upheaval that resulted from the busing program are still felt today; plus what parallels can be drawn to today's racial reckoning.
25 minutes | a month ago
With Record Number Of Early Votes Casted, What Does It Mean For Election Day
Election law expert and CBS News contributor David Becker discuss how we are potentially seeing an election turn out not seen since 1908 with CBS News political reporter Ed O'Keefe. Becker, executive director and founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, explains what voters need to know if they are planning to vote early and what he will be watching for as Election Day approaches.
29 minutes | a month ago
Why the 2020 Election is Vital to Combatting Climate Change
How do the two presidential candidates stack up when it comes to combatting climate change? Leah Stokes, assistant professor at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of Environment Science & Management, joins CBS News meteorologist and climate contributor Jeff Berardelii for her assessment of President Trump's record on the environment and former Vice President Joe Biden's climate plan.
27 minutes | 2 months ago
'Agents of Chaos': A Deep Dive into Russia's Interference in the 2016 Election
Director, producer and writer Alex Gibney joins White House correspondent Paula Reid to discuss his latest HBO documentary - "Agents of Chaos." The two-part doc examines Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Gibney shares how he gained access into the Russian troll farms and how he got many of the key figures to sit down for an interview. He tells Reid why he believes Russia was looking to sow chaos in the United States and how the country was unprepared for asymmetrical warfare. However at the core, Gibney says Russia did nothing but expose division that already existed and what they did only worked because we are so polarized.
19 minutes | 2 months ago
CBS News' John Dickerson on the Purpose and Significance of Presidential Debates
As President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden get ready for their first presidential debate of the 2020 election, 60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson talks with CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe about the significance these debates have on the presidential race. Dickerson also discusses pivotal moments from debates past.
18 minutes | 2 months ago
Directors of ‘RBG’ Documentary on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Legacy
As we remember the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we revisit a February 2019 conversation with the directors of the Oscar-nominated documentary “RBG” and “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Michelle Miller. Filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen discuss how Ginsburg went from being the “legal backbone” of the women’s rights movement to a pop culture phenomenon dubbed the “Notorious RBG” by millennials. They detail the obstacles Ginsburg faced as one of the few women enrolled in Harvard and Columbia Law Schools, her love story with her husband Marty Ginsburg, and the powerful wording of her dissenting opinions on the Supreme Court.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
Maria Hinojosa on her new memoir, immigration and diversity in the newsroom
Journalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her new book, "Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America," with CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz. In the book Hinojosa, host of NPR's Latino USA, details the United States' checkered history with immigration and her own improbable life story. She shares what it was like being the first Latino in a newsroom and the pressure that came with it. Founder and president of Futuro Media, Hinojosa tells Diaz both political parties are to blame for the heated rhetoric around immigration.
20 minutes | 2 months ago
The Science of Breathing: How Breathing Properly Can Improve Your Health
Journalist and author James Nestor joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss his new book, "Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art." Nestor explains how proper breathing technique and exercises can improve overall health and wellbeing. He explains why breathing through the mouth is so dangerous and how the nose is like a "smart device."
33 minutes | 2 months ago
Postponed 2020 Olympics Test Athletes In a Whole New Way
When the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, gymnast Laurie Hernandez and runner Kyle Merber found themselves in unchartered water. They shared the physical, emotional and financial challenges delaying the games have had with CBS News correspondent Nancy Chen. Gold and silver medalist Hernandez, part of the Final Five in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, says she's using the extra year to prepare for her comeback. Twenty-nine year old runner Merber, who helped set a world record in 2015, was hoping to qualify for his first Olympic team this year. Merber told Chen how he's come to terms with the fact he may not achieve his Olympic dream.
30 minutes | 2 months ago
Inside the CIA: How the Intelligence Agency Help Shape History
Author Chris Whipple pulls back the curtain on the CIA and its often secretive directors in his new book, "The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future," published by Scribner an imprint of Simon & Schuster a division of ViacomCBS. Having spoken to almost every living director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Whipple tells CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegeus why he believes besides being president there is "no job more consequential than being CIA director." Whipple shares insight into the current administration’s relationship with the intelligence community and explains why he's critical of current CIA director Gina Haspel's tenure.
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