The Brookings Cafeteria

By The Brookings Institution

The Brookings Cafeteria is a podcast about ideas and the experts who have them, hosted by Fred Dews. In 2015 the Academy of Podcasters recognized it as Best News & Politics podcast and again in 2017 as Best Education podcast.

  1. 1.
    After the COVID-19 lockdowns, how to fix benefit delivery tech for workers
    50:34
  2. 2.
    A plan for marijuana policy reform
    28:45
  3. 3.
    The Trump Organization tax fraud charges
    38:47
  4. 4.
    Global China's growing role in the world
    35:03
  5. 5.
    Dirty money in offshore banks
    33:09
  6. 6.
    Defending truth from the war on facts
    23:59
  7. 7.
    A public reckoning on racial injustice and inequality
    26:46
  8. 8.
    The race gap in multigenerational poverty; Census 2020 findings
    55:35
  1. 9.
    The art of war in an age of peace
    1:00:00
  2. 10.
    Regulating markets most efficiently
    33:15
  3. 11.
    China’s middle class in dynamic Shanghai
    36:03
  4. 12.
    Bipartisan criminal justice reform
    49:10
  5. 13.
    How mothers spend their time
    31:05
  6. 14.
    Girls' education is key to climate change solutions
    1:02:37
  7. 15.
    Can Taiwan have security AND the good life?
    39:19
  8. 16.
    Betting on the future with infrastructure
    55:21
  9. 17.
    What online forum discussions reveal about segregation in DC public schools about segregation in DC public schools
    26:28
  10. 18.
    Why teacher diversity benefits students of color
    42:07
  11. 19.
    An American journalist in Cold War Moscow
    30:48
  12. 20.
    Policy priorities for women, by women
    37:42
  13. 21.
    Proposals for US climate leadership and managing built environment risks and costs
    41:16
  14. 22.
    Lessons from the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, 10 years on
    31:21
  15. 23.
    Proposals to meet global challenges in artificial intelligence and technology regulation
    46:10
  16. 24.
    Proposals to streamline and improve US government performance
    45:05
  17. 25.
    How social networks impact economic mobility
    39:05
  18. 26.
    The US-China strategic rivalry in Southeast Asia
    19:28
  19. 27.
    How Africa can emerge stronger after COVID-19
    52:22
  20. 28.
    Proposals for the Biden administration on the Middle East and countering extremism
    59:31
  21. 29.
    Biden's inauguration, Trump's impeachment, and the politics ahead
    35:26
  22. 30.
    After the insurrection, ideas to tackle polarization in America
    53:39
  23. 31.
    The top economic issues in 2021
    36:45
  24. 32.
    Best of the Brookings Cafeteria podcast in 2020
    40:52
  25. 33.
    Organizing the presidency, from Roosevelt to Biden
    24:05
  26. 34.
    Proposals for U.S. economic growth and dynamism
    49:02
  27. 35.
    Proposals for racial justice and worker mobility
    56:03
  28. 36.
    Playful learning: A new path to education reform
    41:59
  29. 37.
    Trump, Biden, and the future of the liberal world order
    19:35
  30. 38.
    Future trends for Israel and the Middle East
    26:35
  31. 39.
    Pursuing sustainable development amidst global challenges
    39:39
  32. 40.
    Election 2020: Where does it stand, what's next, what happens in a transition?
    20:55
  33. 41.
    Race and social justice in the 2020 presidential election
    48:54
  34. 42.
    State and local issues in the 2020 election
    28:49
  35. 43.
    Economic issues in the 2020 election, and beyond
    21:47
  36. 44.
    Global China is contesting the US-led order
    34:44
  37. 45.
    Foreign policy's role in the 2020 presidential election
    32:31
  38. 46.
    The 2020 election in blue metros and red states
    23:12
  39. 47.
    Will the 2020 presidential election be safe and secure?
    45:00
  40. 48.
    Environmental racism and the struggle for climate justice
    36:54
  41. 49.
    Our Nation of Immigrants: Solving the immigration challenge
    46:23
  42. 50.
    Our Nation of Immigrants: The search for belonging
    44:41

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