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The Brookings Cafeteria

Host Fred Dews interviews experts from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization (think tank) based in Washington, D.C., about their research and ideas on solutions to the most pressing public policy challenges facing the nation and the world.

Tracks

A public reckoning on racial injustice and inequality 26:46 06/18/2021
The race gap in multigenerational poverty; Census 2020 findings 55:36 06/11/2021
The art of war in an age of peace 60:01 06/04/2021
Regulating markets most efficiently 33:16 05/28/2021
China’s middle class in dynamic Shanghai 36:04 05/21/2021
Bipartisan criminal justice reform 49:11 05/14/2021
How mothers spend their time 31:06 05/07/2021
Girls' education is key to climate change solutions 62:38 04/30/2021
Can Taiwan have security AND the good life? 39:20 04/23/2021
Betting on the future with infrastructure 55:22 04/16/2021
What online forum discussions reveal about segregation in DC public schools about segregation in DC public schools 26:29 04/09/2021
Why teacher diversity benefits students of color 42:08 04/02/2021
An American journalist in Cold War Moscow 30:49 03/26/2021
Policy priorities for women, by women 37:43 03/19/2021
Proposals for US climate leadership and managing built environment risks and costs 41:17 03/12/2021
Lessons from the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, 10 years on 31:22 03/05/2021
Proposals to meet global challenges in artificial intelligence and technology regulation 46:11 02/26/2021
Proposals to streamline and improve US government performance 45:06 02/19/2021
How social networks impact economic mobility 39:06 02/12/2021
The US-China strategic rivalry in Southeast Asia 19:29 02/09/2021
How Africa can emerge stronger after COVID-19 52:23 02/06/2021
Proposals for the Biden administration on the Middle East and countering extremism 59:32 01/29/2021
Biden's inauguration, Trump's impeachment, and the politics ahead 35:27 01/22/2021
After the insurrection, ideas to tackle polarization in America 53:40 01/15/2021
The top economic issues in 2021 36:46 01/08/2021
Best of the Brookings Cafeteria podcast in 2020 40:53 12/30/2020
Organizing the presidency, from Roosevelt to Biden 24:06 12/23/2020
Proposals for U.S. economic growth and dynamism 49:03 12/18/2020
Proposals for racial justice and worker mobility 56:04 12/11/2020
Playful learning: A new path to education reform 42:00 12/04/2020