Al Sikes has been a volunteer columnist with the Spy since 2016. Benefitting from a career in Washington, D.C., including his appointment to chair the Federal Communications Commission by President George H.W. Bush, Al has used those experiences to shape a consistently pragmatic outlook on public policy as a lifelong Republican. The Spy has been grateful for his unique point of view.
Recently, Al started to reflect on the issue of global warming in a six-part series entitled “The Issue of Our Time,” where he has drawn from his political instincts but also as an active beekeeper for ten years. In these essays, listed below, Al documents his journey of research, as well as his conclusion that leadership and sacrifice are needed to avoid inevitable catastrophe.
The Spy sat down with Al a few weeks ago at the Easton studio to sum up his findings.
The Issue of Our Time (Part One)
The Controversy Thickens (Part Two)
Too Often, Blinded By Inertia (Part Three)
Is America’s Leadership Optional? (Part Four)
What Do We Comprehend? (Part Five)
Harm and Probability (Part Six)
Al Sikes is the former Chair of the Federal Communications Commission under George H.W. Bush. Al recently published Culture Leads Leaders Follow published by Koehler Books.
This video is approximately ten minutes in length