Next Round

By Pacific Research Institute

Next Round is a weekly podcast exploring California politics from a free market perspective hosted by the nonpartisan think tank Pacific Research Institute. Each episode features elected officials, media commentators, and policy leaders breaking down the Golden State’s top policy debates and discussing how market-based reforms can improve our quality of life. Past guests include House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Democratic Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, futurist George Gilder, State Board of Ed Member Dr. Ting Sun, pollster Scott Rasmussen, economist Steve Moore, Politico California’s Kevin Yamamura, and National Review’s Andrew McCarthy.

  1. 1.
    Debra Saunders – Covering the Trump White House
    28:25
  2. 2.
    Anne Marie Schubert – The Rising Crime in California
    33:51
  3. 3.
    Erik Jaffe – The U.S. Supreme Court Cases this Session
    49:55
  4. 4.
    Jorge Galicia – The Perils of Socialism
    36:30
  5. 5.
    Steve Greenhut – Update on the California Drought
    35:11
  6. 6.
    Robert Poole – Pres. Biden’s “Infrastructure” Plan
    28:45
  7. 7.
    Nolan Gray – The California Housing Crisis
    32:05
  8. 8.
    Dr. Henry Miller – A COVID-19 Update and Progress on Vaccinations
    32:33
  1. 9.
    Earth Day 2021 Special with Julian Morris
    34:25
  2. 10.
    Charles Kesler – Crisis of the Two Constitutions
    1:07:31
  3. 11.
    Wayne Winegarden – A Flawed Analysis on Valuing Medicines
    37:55
  4. 12.
    California’s Water Future: Sacramento Policy Conference
    1:09:26
  5. 13.
    The Threats to Charter Schools – PRI Sacramento Policy Conference
    1:07:08
  6. 14.
    Homelessness in California – PRI Sacramento Policy Conference
    1:07:17
  7. 15.
    Free Speech, Social Media, Fake News, Dangerous Speech, and Democracy: What Should Be Done?
    1:08:25
  8. 16.
    Wayne Winegarden – The Gig Economy
    36:06
  9. 17.
    Healthcare Policy During COVID-19 – Sacramento Policy Conference
    1:07:12
  10. 18.
    California’s Economic Recovery – PRI Sacramento Policy Conference
    1:04:35
  11. 19.
    Representative Young Kim (CA-39) – Keynote, PRI Sacramento Policy Conference
    32:34
  12. 20.
    Cynthia Ariosta and Carl Dene: The Plight of Small Businesses during COVID 19
    44:09
  13. 21.
    Mia Giordano – National School Week, 2021
    1:17:15
  14. 22.
    PRI Former Speechwriters on Pres. Biden’s Inaugural Address
    37:28
  15. 23.
    Michael Thom – Taxing Sin
    32:17
  16. 24.
    Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: 2020’s Winners and Losers
    1:12:37
  17. 25.
    Leslie Lenkowsky – Democracy Under Lockdown
    59:45
  18. 26.
    Steve Moore - What Lies Ahead: Policy Implications from the 2020 Election
    56:14
  19. 27.
    Lance Izumi – A Kite in a Hurricane No More
    25:53
  20. 28.
    Dr. Henry Miller – Is a Covid-19 Vaccine Really Just Around the Corner?
    26:01
  21. 29.
    Clark Judge – The Lessons from Election 2020
    33:59
  22. 30.
    Steven Greenhut – Winning the Water Wars
    34:33
  23. 31.
    Is It Over Yet? The PRI All Stars on Election 2020
    46:22
  24. 32.
    PRI All Stars Election 2020 Preview
    42:56
  25. 33.
    Michael Anton – The Stakes: America at the Point of No Return
    30:24
  26. 34.
    Erik Jaffe – On the Amy Coney Barrett Nomination Hearings
    29:27
  27. 35.
    Norman Gonzales and Carlos Yniguez – How This Year’s State Budget Hurts Thousands of Charter School Students
    29:18
  28. 36.
    A Conversation with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
    31:26
  29. 37.
    Heather Mac Donald: The War on Cops Continues
    49:59
  30. 38.
    Ted Gaines – On Property Taxes and the Fight over Proposition 15
    15:17
  31. 39.
    What a Mess! Former Speechwriters on the 1st Presidential Debate
    49:03
  32. 40.
    John Barger – The U.S. Postal Service and the 2020 Election
    15:39
  33. 41.
    Kenneth Green – Energy and the Environment
    27:21
  34. 42.
    Wayne Winegarden – Surprise Medical Billing
    17:19
  35. 43.
    Former Speechwriters Take on the Republican National Convention
    52:16
  36. 44.
    Former Speechwriters Take on 2020 Democratic Convention
    51:36
  37. 45.
    Craft Beer, Distilleries, and COVID-19
    45:52
  38. 46.
    The Hon. Dan Kolkey – How 2020’s Key Public Policy Issues Are Being Affected by the Courts
    32:41
  39. 47.
    Steven Greenhut – On the Most Unpredictable California Legislative Session in Recent Memory
    34:12
  40. 48.
    Bartlett Cleland – Everything You Need to Know About California’s New Privacy Law
    28:52
  41. 49.
    Dr. Henry Miller – What Scientists Are Learning About COVID-19 and What Americans Must Do to Reduce Its Spread
    28:12
  42. 50.
    Damon Dunn – Punting Poverty
    28:01

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