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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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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!
 
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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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 …
 
The Emergent Order Podcast On this episode of the podcast, John Papola has a conversation with his friend Congressman Justin Amash. Justin is a lawyer and politician who has served as a U.S. Representative of Michigan. Papola and Amash dive into the inner workings of Congress, through the lens of Amash’s experience from the inside. They talk about …
 
***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…
 
On this episode of The Emergent Order Podcast, John Papola has a conversation with Dr. David Thomas. David is an economist and professor with the research area of public health economics and business cycles. He is also a serial entrepreneur. John and David talk about a wide variety of topics as they dive into Thomas’ long and winding career through…
 
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 …
 
The Emergent Order Podcast On this episode of The Emergent Order Podcast, John Papola chats with Johan Norberg. Johan is an author and lecturer with expertise in entrepreneurship, global trends, and globalization around the world. Papola and Norberg examine a common question asked in America: Should the United States be more like Sweden? They also …
 
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…
 
How Washington punishes those who support peace. What real diversity in foreign policy looks like. Why rivalries make people stupid, especially great-power ones. Why Vietnam is probably not Asia's next economic "miracle." And who needs a literary agent? Depends what you're trying to publish, and where. Hunter Marston Tweet: https://twitter.com/hmar…
 
On today's episode of American Wonk, FREOPP's Avik Roy talks with Ilya Shapiro, author of "Supreme Disorder," a new book on the politics of the Supreme Court. They talk about Amy Coney Barrett and ask: what have conservatives gotten right and wrong in their quest to change how the Supreme Court thinks about the Constitution? Supreme Disorder: Judic…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about President Trump's recovery from the virus. What really happened, and what do we need to know about the new treatments that Trump has taken? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/american-wonk/covid-in-19-…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Avik's congressional testimony on data and COVID-19. Why haven't we been better at measuring deaths in nursing homes? Why are so many lab tests coming back with false positive results, and what can we do about it? Join the conversation and comment on thi…
 
The Emergent Order Podcast Macroeconomics Roundtable, with George Selgin, James McClure, Steve Horwitz, Lars Christensen, and Scott Sumner On today’s episode of the podcast, John Papola welcomes George Selgin, James McClure, Steve Horwitz, Lars Christensen, and Scott Sumner for a long and winding macroeconomics roundtable discussion. More from our …
 
Why does Judd Apatow have a better grasp on the China problem than Washington does? How should we understand the Indo-Pacific Quad, and what's a "speech-act institution?" Does Turkey have an imperial foreign policy? And why is nobody paying attention to India's sphere of influence? Also this episode: What principles should guide East Asia policy? T…
 
The Ed's Not Dead team is back and stronger than ever for the premiere episode of season 4. The dudes discuss: * How is the pandemic "new normal" impacting teaching and learning? * Is college over reliant on social emotional learning and a focus on "mushy gushy" data points? Casey facilitates an amazing quiz between Robby and Peter, where Robby tro…
 
On today's episode of Power Hungry, FREOPP Visiting Fellow Robert Bryce talks to California Assemblyman Jim Cooper, a Democrat, about a letter he wrote accusing the Sierra Club of fueling environmental racism. What's going wrong with energy policy in California? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast…
 
AP Ashwin Kumar returns to The Pragati Podcast to discuss traditions, how to understand them better, and confronts the challenges of reform. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talk show on public policy, economics, and international relations hosted by Pavan Srinath. AP Ashwin Kumar is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Learning Futures at Ahmedabad Un…
 
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