Author Archives: Radnor Reports

About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.

As we get ready for a new year…

…it’s a good time to look back on the people and events that influenced our lives in years past as well as some of the most popular Radnor Reports of 2020. Let’s begin with Vera Smith, a wonderful teacher and … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial

Feds seize stolen bitcoin worth more than $1 billion

by Khristopher J. Brooks, a reporter and video editor for CBS MoneyWatch – Federal officials have seized more than $1 billion worth of stolen bitcoin linked to shuttered black market website Silk Road. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, FBI, government, Money

Radnor Reports…from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Real State of Family Wealth: Will COVID-19 Worsen Racial, Educational and Generational Gaps in the U.S.? By Ana Hernández Kent, Policy Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; Lowell R. Ricketts, Lead Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; William R. Emmons, Economist and … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Coronavirus, Families, Federal Reserve, Thought-Provoking Analysis, wealth

Democracy hangs in the balance: How to Stop a Power Grab

 Andrew Marantz of the New Yorker – As democracy hangs in the balance, activists are drawing lessons from the study of civil resistance. About a week before Election Day, Erica Chenoweth, the Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Constitutional crisis, Controversial, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Political parties, Republicans, The New Yorker, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Government Restrictions on Religion Reach Highest Level Globally in More Than a Decade

Pew Research – Authoritarian governments are more likely to restrict religion In 2018, the global median level of government restrictions on religion – that is, laws, policies and actions by officials that impinge on religious beliefs and practices – continued … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, government, Pew Research, Religion