Does Congress care about the political interests of regular American citizens as much as those of their affluent donors? Today on The Gist, we speak with Princeton politics professor Martin Gilens about a study in Perspectives on Politics that makes Congress seem less populist than the populace. He’s the author of Affluence and Influence.
Plus, we’ll ask Jill Duffy from PC Magazine how fitness trackers will inevitably change our relationship with health care. She’s the author of Get Organized: How to Clean Up Your Messy Digital Life.
For The Spiel, Mike chatted with Kim Kardashian West the other day.
Here are some of the products Jill mentioned in her conversation with Mike:
Athos: Electromyography-sensing pants that measure your muscles as they fire during a workout.
BSXinsight: A compression leg sleeve that measures lactate threshold; much better than having a blood test every three minutes while running on a treadmill!
HealthPatch MD: No need to stay in a hospital when you can be