FROM Tim Murphy
How to Fight HIV in the Black Community For years, public health officials fought AIDS with information and education. It seemed like it was working, but not for everyone. In 2001, black gay men were still four times more likely to contract HIV than gay men overall. In recent years, things have gotten worse. The CDC says half of all gay or bisexual black men will get HIV in their lifetimes if things don’t change, compared to one in 11 gay white men. Why, and what can be done?
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?