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Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a ...
 
American Wonk is the signature podcast of FREOPP, the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. On the show, FREOPP President Avik Roy explores the most important national issues of our time—like the economy, health care, technology, pandemics, and the Supreme Court—with the experts and political leaders who know them best.
 
We're not your average education podcast. Whether you're a teacher, parent, education wonk, or concerned citizen, this is your place to learn about the hottest issues affecting education, like reform, teaching tips, policy, and more. Your three hosts, Robby, Pete, and Casey, rarely agree. That's what makes it fun. What we do share is a profound commitment to improving education. Tune in: http://edsnotdeadpc.libsyn.com/ Want more? Check out our blog and website at http://edsnotdead.com!
 
Experts shape our world. Sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. In every big story, you’ll find one; you’ll find a researcher, scientist, engineer, planner, policy wonk, data nerd, bureaucrat, regulator, intellectual, or pseudointellectual. Their ideas are often opaque, unrecognized, and difficult to understand. Some of them like it that way. On Cited, we reveal their hidden stories.
 
Welcome to WONKED. We’re the next generation of politics and we’re all about talking policy. Tune in to hear us cut through the canned talking points and rhetoric — we’ve combed through all the working papers for you. Join the Harvard College Democrats for some progressive, policy-based conversations with experts and activists — all in pursuit of the solutions that’ll move our country forward.
 
The Plancast is a volunteer organized podcast developed by a group of Elizabeth Warren for President 2020 supporters. This pod is not affiliated or paid for by the Elizabeth Warren for President 2020 Campaign. The Plancast is meant to be a resource for all Elizabeth Warren 2020 supporters and undecided voters in the 2020 Democratic Primaries. Join us and an expert in their respected field every week as we breakdown one of Elizabeth Warren’s awesome plans!
 
On Asia Inside Out, experts and guests of the Asia Society Policy Institute take you beyond the policy headlines to provide an insider’s view on regional and global affairs. Featuring interviews with with informed observers and decision-makers from across the Asia-Pacific region, Asia Inside Out gives you a fresh take on Asian politics and policy. Subscribe today, and find an archive of our episodes below.
 
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Why Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "white moderate" threat dominates Washington today. The dilemma of militarist thinking about strategy. New Zealand's beef with Australia. Southeast Asia wants a more progressive US foreign policy. Foreign policy's career ceiling problem. Caroline Baxter Tweet: https://twitter.com/CarolineCBaxter/status/1362163234426544…
 
Part 3 of Episode 4 I speak with Dr. Josh Starr - CEO of PDK Int'l (https://kappanonline.org/) and a former superintendent who will give us the granular, on the ground look at how he sees our schools returning, and what systems leaders could be doing to improve our recovery. Check out Dr. Starr's "On Leadership" column via Kappan: https://kappanonl…
 
For part 2 of Episode 4, I meet with one of our local state delegates, Jheanelle Wilkins. Jheanelle and I talk about how the state should respond - what legislation should be pursued next, the revolutionary and exciting Black Agenda from the first African American Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Adrienne Jones, and what should states an…
 
How exactly do we get out of this mess? Part 1 of Episode 4 of Pandemic Pass is w/ Congressman Bobby Scott - Chair of the Ed and Labor committee in the HoR. The 30,000 foot view of how we recover. We talk the CARES Act, the impact on HBCUs, and what else Congress should be doing to help.By Pulp Education LLC
 
This is part 2 of episode 3 - Siddons chats with Dr. Umut Ozek, Principal Researcher with the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research Program at the American Institutes for Research. You can find him on twitter @uozek Dr. Özek’s research interests include immigrant students, implementation and consequences of educational accountability,…
 
This is part 1 of Ep 3, with Leslie Boggs, President of the National Chapter of the PTA. Leslie Boggs is the 56th president of National PTA, the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer child advocacy association. One other mention for Leslie is her priorities that are now more important than ever - As PTA president, Boggs is a huge advocate for more …
 
A rope-a-dope strategy for China. How a liberal plays the anti-China card (for better or worse). The truth about Asia's Democracy divide. Why Micronesia gave up on the Pacific Islands Forum. Also this episode: What would it be like if Netflix's Emily in Paris took place in Washington, D.C.? Alex McCoy Tweet: https://twitter.com/AlexanderMcCoy4/stat…
 
For episode 2 of Pandemic Pass, I talk to three college students and a high school student about their experiences - Adriana Quinonez, Lupe Lazaro, and Alexia Ferraro all of whom are freshmen at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. For the 2nd part, I speak with Nichele Washington, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. …
 
The debate about South Korean illiberalism that nobody wants you to hear. Why bro culture incubates fascism. The coup in Myanmar is NBD compared to genocide. QAnon is no friend of the left. And why hustling is nonpartisan. Emma Ashford, Kate Kizer, and TX Hammes debating Grand Strategy: https://inkstickmedia.com/after-the-apocalypse-us-grand-strate…
 
Episode 1 seeks to determine our baseline - where are we now as an education system? Siddons sits down with Des Moines Iowa Public School superintendent, Dr. Thomas Ahart who has been at the helm of DMPS since 2012 and has provided exceptional leadership throughout the COVID19 crisis. He was featured in the WAPO this past fall for his navigation of…
 
In season 1 of Pandemic Pass, Casey Siddons looks for how public education will emerge from the pandemic by talking to parents, teachers, students, ed policy makers, and politicians that will lead our way out of this crisis. Siddons takes listeners to all corners of the US through interviews and discussions on what is most important to them. Throug…
 
Why the threat of our time is the global far right, and what it has in common with the protestant reformation. What's wrong and right about the Indo-Pacific and the Quad. Dark money in think tanks. Kim Jong Un's authoritarian savvy. The real meaning of the Third World--or, is Marco Rubio a white supremacist? Also this episode: Why Trump has changed…
 
Krish Ashok and Pavan Srinath explore the science, knowledge, and the wonder of Indian home cooking, on Episode 157 of The Pragati Podcast. Krish Ashok (@krishashok on Twitter) reimagines the future of work and workspaces by day, but has done a range of incredible things in his free time. He has been one of India's funniest bloggers over the last t…
 
Last episode of the year - the guys bid adieu to Dear Betsy by ceremoniously going through all of her "accomplishments" as ed secretary: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2020/12/02/betsy-devos-biden-education-secretary/3781931001/ https://www.npr.org/2020/11/19/936225974/the-legacy-of-education-secretary-betsy-devos Congressman Robert …
 
***This concludes our run of playing Darts and Letters on Cited. You will see the occasional episode cross-posted, but not each and every week. So now, if you’ve been listening to Darts and Letters here, it ends! You’ve got to subscribe to the new feed, otherwise you will miss out.*** What’s the matter with Catholics? They are strangely over-repres…
 
We Need a Marshall Plan for our Schools Topics: what would we like to see Biden do for education? Two Outsiders Emerge for Ed Secretary And we interview Mr. Greg Cruey, a West Virginia middle school social studies teacher, about his thoughts and his role in the Washington Post piece that featured him: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/…
 
***We’re continuing to play the first few episodes of our new show, Darts and Letters. We’ll run this to the holidays. If you like Cited, you’ll like this. So subscribe today.*** I can point you to mountains of research about prisons. I can also recommend at least a dozen Netflix documentaries, and highlight a handful of radical activists and schol…
 
Futures studies versus moneyball--the problem with prediction. A supply-side theory of Obama's drone strike addiction. Telling lies about a Galactic Federation with aliens. Should Japan join the Five-Eyes intelligence-sharing partnership? How to get out of Afghanistan. Why the Indo-Pacific is too big for a single strategy. Also this episode: The mo…
 
***We’re continuing to play the first few episodes of our new show, Darts and Letters. We’ll run this to the holidays. If you like Cited, you’ll like this. So subscribe today.*** You know McKinsey and Co. They worked for a company that was fixing the price of bread in Canada. They helped on Trump’s immigration policies, but their ideas were too ext…
 
Kaushiki Sanyal explains how bills become laws in India, on Episode 156 of The Pragati Podcast. Kaushiki Sanyal and host Pavan Srinath discuss how legislative agendas are decided, and the varying paths that are taken in an issue giving rise to a draft bill or amendment, how that moves through the Indian legislative system, gets passed as an Act, an…
 
Does President Biden need an Asia Tsar? Why McDonalds peace theory is over. The truth about liberal international relations theory. Israel's grass-mowing theory of deterrence. The difference between Taiwan and China. Also this episode: What does Denzel Washington's Training Day have to do with Asian security? Paul MacDonald Tweet: https://twitter.c…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity talk about why the vaccines are not a vindication of Big Pharma, but of small, innovative biotech startups. Also, who's first in line to get the vaccine? And what about the people who don't want to take it? Join the convers…
 
The dudes discuss: The merits of free college under a Biden-Harris administration - we discuss the ins and outs of free college based on an EducationNext piece - https://www.educationnext.org/dont-ruin-college-by-making-it-free-threats-quality-innovation/ We also interview Kimberlee Carlile who is the director of Talent Ready Utah. This GOED progra…
 
***We’re continuing to play the first few episodes of our new show, Darts and Letters. If you like Cited, you’ll like this. So subscribe today.*** You’ve seen hilarious videos of the evangelicals for Trump. You might be inclined to ignore them, mock their excesses, or dismiss their threat. But the evangelical right is a force to be reckoned with, e…
 
***We’re continuing to play the first few episodes of our new show, Darts and Letters. If you like Cited, you’ll like this. So subscribe today. We’re now up on all the places.*** We can breathe a sigh of relief with Biden’s victory, but it ain’t time to check out and go to brunch. Because Trumpism is not going anywhere. In a razor-thin election, Tr…
 
Why is the State Department's Office of Policy Planning so obsessed with George Kennan...and China's ideology? The untold story of how America lost economic primacy in Asia, and why nobody talks about it now. What is IR theory good for? Why cancelling student debt matters. The non-interview at Australian National University. Also this episode: what…
 
1. What determines if and how schools reopen? Trump Voters: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/11/10/partisanship-schools-reopening-virus-trump-unions/ 2. We prognosticate for the Biden Administrations' pick for Dear Betsy's replacement. 3. No Senior Year for You! https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/school-to-student-you-took-to…
 
Australians are getting economically coerced by China but not everyone knows why. Militarism is bad, but militarists who've never been in a fight are the worst. What North Korea has in store for Biden in 2021. A hypersonic missile arms race is coming to Asia, but is anyone paying attention? And if Trump were throw a coup, how would we know in advan…
 
Introducing Darts and Letters, a show about intellectuals and the work that they do. But it’s not just for the Ivy crowd, it’s for everyone. Even people who hack darts, and people who wouldn’t be caught dead with a New Yorker tote bag. If you like Cited, you’ll like this. We’ll play the first few on the Cited feed. But, subscribe today. In this fir…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity talk about this week's vaccine news from Pfizer and Biontech. How good is the data? Are more vaccines on the horizon? Will Joe Biden strive to distribute vaccines around the world or prioritize Americans? Join the conversat…
 
Professor Gautam Menon talks to host Pavan Srinath about the Nobel Prize, what they mean for scientists, and how they shape science. In episode 155 of The Pragati Podcast, Gautam and Pavan discuss the outsized role that the Nobel Prize plays in being an aspirational goal for young scientists, how they create role models, the work, and the people wh…
 
What it's like to interview at Stanford University (!). What Veep's Jonah Ryan can teach aspiring Washington technocrats. On Trumpian fascism. Why elite think tanks are ripe for corruption. And what Larry David's "spite store" idea has to do with Trump's lame-duck foreign policy. Also this episode: What are international-relations theories good for…
 
Economist Viral Acharya talks to host Pavan Srinath about his tenure as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. This is the second of two episodes on The Pragati Podcast with Viral Archarya. He recently published his book, The Quest for Financial Stability in India. The book can be purchased at SAGE’s BIG Book Festival Sale: https://steal…
 
What makes Elon Musk a wannabe totalitarian? A new book on space expansionism paints a dark picture. Why Taiwan is the O.G. China. How to fit Milton Friedman and LL Cool J in the same sentence. Stanford University's Hoover Institution controversy. And resisting China's civil war narrative. Paul Musgrave Tweet: https://twitter.com/profmusgrave/statu…
 
Former RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya talks to host Pavan Srinath about understanding and fixing India's persistent Bank NPA problem. This is the first of two episodes on The Pragati Podcast where Viral Archarya talks about his new book, The Quest for Financial Stability in India. The book can be purchased here: http://tiny.cc/viralacharya-book …
 
What's 50 Cent's beef with Franz Fanon? And what makes Ice Cube different than 50 Cent? What to make of China's escalation of wolf-warrior diplomacy. The progressive debate about American foreign policy--opposing US power or US militarism? Also this episode--questioning Taiwan's future and how American hegemony ends. Alex Cooley and Dan Nexon Tweet…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about the World Health Organization's new guidance that lockdowns are bad. What took them so long? And with the holidays coming up, Avik explains why his kids will be trick or treating and why he's even looking forward to seeing his relatives. Join the convers…
 
The Education Revolution Awaits - Tom Friedman: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/20/opinion/covid-education-work.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage Guest: Dr. Diana D'Amico Pawlewicz is a historian of education and social policy. She is an assistant professor in the Educational Foundations and Research Program at the University of Nort…
 
Whether in 1980 or in 2020, the idea of a good, assured pension is an incentive like few others. Economist Renuka Sane talks to host Pavan Srinath on Episode 152 of The Pragati Podcast on pensions, their roles, types, and their evolution in modern India. Renuka Sane is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (N…
 
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