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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.
 
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.
 
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!
 
Grass Roots is a comedy web series following the exploits of two very impolitic political hacks on the campaign trail. Unfortunately for their candidate, Miles and Harry (Aaron Hilliard and Kirby Heyborne) seem to be losing more votes than they're winning. Created by Aaron Hilliard | Yardhill Films
 
The Election University Podcast offers sage advice and time-saving tips for candidates and campaign staff while also providing fascinating insights into down-ballot campaigns. Are you running for a non-federal office now or want to learn more about how to plan a future run? Or are you simply interested in campaigns and elections generally? Then the Election University Podcast is for you. We are your campaign training and election resource hub. We regularly interview vendors and campaign expe ...
 
Word Wonk Pod is a multi-genre storytelling podcast sharing short pieces of poetry, prose, and everything in between! Any fan of the written word will love joining the host, Cheyenne Bramwell as she tells us why she loves each piece, and introduces us to its creator(s). With each episode being under 15 minutes, listeners will get a bite-sized dose of literary fangirling every other week, and be introduced to new creators to love and support.
 
1. The Night Out - Martin Solveig (Maison & Dragen Rmx) 2. Drive By - Train (H.Schulze Rmx) 3. Oh My Goodness - Olly Murs (Almighty Club Mix) 4. Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown ft. Rihanna (Miami Life Rmx) 5. Paradise - Coldplay (Tiesto Rmx) 6. I Can Only Imagine - David Guetta ft. Chris Brown & Lil’ Wayne (Matt Nevin Extended Mix) 7. 1234 - Laidback Luke ft. Chuckie & Martin Solveig (Original Mix) 8. Molly - Cedric Gervais (Original Mix) 9. Neon - Sharam Jey & Mr. Wonk (Original Mix) 10. He ...
 
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.
 
It’s The Drink Talking is the Premier Cru podcast for all things drink related, from Absinthe to Zinfandel. This podcast is not aimed at the booze bore, spirit snob or the wine wonk but instead provides an irreverent and inclusive, warm and welcoming weekly round-up, featuring tastings, the latest booze news and fascinating facts about the most famous and fervent advocates of alcohol. This weekly podcast is presented by the award-winning Thinking Drinkers, Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, plus ...
 
“Wonks” - The people who work behind the scenes of the campaigns- gather with reporters and other insiders for a good-natured (and usually humorous) look at candidates, campaigns and each other. WONKS! is recorded in front of a live audience and with journalists thrown into the mix it’s always filled with laughs and unexpected insight.
 
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.
 
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!
 
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On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Joe Biden's claim that Trump is responsible for all 200,000 COVID deaths in America. Also, how should we think about COVID's impact on different ethnic groups? And how would the rollout of a vaccine actually work? The World Index of Healthcare Innovation…
 
The biggest problem on the left? Not enough podcasts. At long last, we get to hook up with The Trillbillies so solve this pressing problem. We talk about infinite garlic bread, psychic powers, professional poker player, and the nastiest political figures in the state with one of Eastern Kentucky's most successful small businesses. ;) Nobody wants t…
 
In 2002, Corey Hinderstein, a young research analyst, follows a hunch after a routine press conference in Washington, D.C. The results of her scavenger hunt sparked a diplomatic crisis that stretched more than a decade, lasted through two presidencies, and ended with a deal that, depending on whom you ask, either “makes our country, and the world, …
 
Don't believe the hawks--Biden has no credibility problem in Asia. India shows China how democracies do trolling better. The convergences and divergences of Marxist and progressive foreign policy. The East Asian mind and the Western mind--wut? Also this episode: Why activists and strategists need to work together toward nuclear disarmament. India T…
 
Van explains how the Galactic Republic in Star Wars fell, and why it's so germane today. The South Korean Left sees Chinese imperialism more clearly than most Americans. America's sphere of influence dilemma in the Pacific. What Vice gets right about Dick Cheney. Also this episode: Van's philosophy about saying yes to career opportunities large and…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Atlas-gate, the decision of Youtube to censor an interview that Trump coronavirus advisor and Stanford professor Scott Atlas did with the Hoover Institution. What was Youtube thinking? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ri…
 
On today's episode of Power Hungry, FREOPP Visiting Fellow Robert Bryce talks to Michael Shellenberger, founder of Environmental Progress, about his new book Apocalypse Never. Is nuclear power our best hope for reducing carbon emissions? They discuss that and more! http://robertbryce.com/ https://environmentalprogress.org/ https://freopp.org/ Join …
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Los Angeles cancelling and then de-cancelling Halloween, and also the claim that a motorcycle rally in South Dakota led to a massive COVID outbreak. Also, why did Trump downplay the pandemic early on? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast epi…
 
Why we need to wait before debating whether to defend Taiwan. How good is the Netflix show Cobra Kai? Why Martha Nussbaum has evolved about the cosmopolitan tradition. How much of China's foreign policy is imperial? And a new poll finds that the people want progressive foreign policy! Gordon Flake Tweet: https://twitter.com/lgflake/status/130057759…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk Nancy Pelosi's hair salon crime spree. They also discuss a fascinating New York Times report suggesting as many as 70% of people testing positive under PCR tests for COVID are actually negative. Email covidin19@ricochet.com with your questions, and we'll answe…
 
It's time for our hottest takes! The hosts are each here to dish out takes so spicy and out-there you won't know what to think. Can you handle us bearing our political souls? Find out by listening now! Does ACAB apply to the horny police? Rachel should have been a lobbyist Comparing more things to Hitler && MORE Get involved with the show: https://…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk CDC conspiracy theories: are we overcounting or undercounting the number of COVID deaths in the US? And why has the CDC stopped recommending testing for people with no symptoms? Email covidin19@ricochet.com with your questions, and we'll answer them on the air…
 
The racist motivations woven into China rivalry. Why nobody talks about American colonies hiding in plain sight. How to manufacture a Cold War with China. Australia shows the way in counter-imperial statecraft. Are neocons returning to the Democratic Party? NeverTrumpers are not anti-fascist heroes. And how serious a problem is QAnon? Andrew Carr T…
 
On today's episode of COVD in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk about the California data debacle: why is it so hard for the tech capital of the world to accurately report its COVID statistics? Will encouraging news on the testing front solve all our problems? Email covidin19@ricochet.com with your questions, and we'll answ…
 
V Ravichandar returns to The Pragati Podcast to talk about the dire need to create more public spaces and social infrastructure in Indian cities. He talks to host Pavan Srinath on Episode 149 about the role that governments, citizens, and the city elite can play in making urban lives richer. Ravichandar is the Honorary Director of the Bangalore Int…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk about Day 1 of the Republican National Convention. Joe Biden says that if cases rise again, he would support another shutdown. But what does the science really say about the value of lockdowns? Have a question about the coronavirus or reopening plans? Email co…
 
In this hustle episode of the pod, Van Jackson sits down with Ankit Panda to talk about writing productivity hacks, how to become a foreign policy pundit, and tips for straddling new media and the think tank world. They also talk about Ankit's new book, Kim Jong Un and the Bomb. Ankit's book: https://www.hurstpublishers.com/book/kim-jong-un-and-the…
 
The Pentagon's failure of accountability. Why Democrats are better at diversity but have work to do. Steve Bannon's arrest highlights the money behind the China threat movement. And Van's take on Edward Snowden on what Bernie Sanders foreign policy adviser Matt Duss has to say about making a career in Washington. Also this episode, structural viole…
 
Can Ohio make us all feel better about the state of politics in America? At the very least Nancy Larson's campaign can! Nancy Larson and her campaign manager Quinn Albright are back again and it's better than last time as we talk about how Nancy's one-time long-shot to now likely campaign is going: Larry Householder can't get Lawyer COVID in Ohio, …
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk about Biden's acceptance speech at the Democratic convention. can the federal government force every American to wear a mask? Should you go see Christopher Nolan's new blockbuster move in a theater? We discuss that and more in under 19 minutes. Join the conver…
 
Lying is the most fun a podcast can have without talking about philosophy.... so that's what we did! In this episode we get into: The intersection of religion and leftism When is lying ok? When is it good? What does forgiveness mean? & MORE Get involved with the show: https://twitter.com/nsfwonks https://patreon.com/notsafe https://discord.gg/kZ3F3…
 
Shipra Deo and Devendra Damle talk to host Pavan Srinath about the long struggle for women to secure property rights and land ownership in India. On Episode 148 of The Pragati Podcast, they discuss what progress has been made over the last century, and the vast pending scope of legal and societal challenges. Shipra Deo is the Director of Women's La…
 
Proliferation optimism or pessimism? Van weighs in on the classic Sagan-Waltz debate. Why liberals are of two minds about China. And what's wrong with advocating for a military coup in the United States? A lot! Dan Nexon's Tweet: https://twitter.com/dhnexon/status/1293350893446926340 Adam Mount's Tweet: https://twitter.com/ajmount/status/1293063724…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet talk about the latest COVID stats -- why is California, a lockdown state, seeing a rise in cases while Texas declines? Why are Democrats mad about President Trump tapping Scott Atlas for his Coronavirus Task Force? Catch Scott Atlas on the Uncommon Knowledge podcas…
 
On today's episode of American Wonk, Avik Roy talks to FREOPP Visiting Fellow Robert Bryce about juice. No, not apple juice, but the juice that powers our smartphones, our homes, and our cars. Can we keep energy affordable for all Americans while reducing carbon emissions? Listen to find out. Watch Bryce's new documentary, "Juice: How Electricity E…
 
Could the Libertarian Party be a home for leftists? It might be more likely than you think, at least according to our guest Mike Shipley, the chair of the Libertarian Socialist Caucus. We sat down with Mike for a really intriguing hour talking about political situations most of us haven't seen up close. Self-Actualization Addiction Recovery LP is l…
 
2022 looks brighter and funnier as Adriel Hampton and Lauren Nicole stop by the studio to kick off Adriel's #OurCalifornia run for governor! This episode is packed to the brim with clever ideas, goofy one-liners, and genuinely frustrated leftists. Blue State Austerity Running an Unconventional Campaign Millionaires Serving Billionaires Seizing PG&E…
 
How does one get into the think tank game? Van explains. How does one use war-games to manipulate policy? Van explains. Why is our historical imagination limited to Greek and Roman history? Again, Van explains. What happens to the US-South Korea alliance when Trump threatens troop withdrawal? You get it. Chicago Council on Global Affairs Report: ht…
 
We talked with Patrick Cote and Joy Marie Mann about their new book, The Yass Kween Chronicles - Coverage Of The First Annual Resistance Forum. This book is packed with real quotes from neo-libs, but written as real dialogue. We talk about: The writing process Modern politics is disingenuous and bizarre Who TF is Neera Tanden? Check out Pat and Joy…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Avik's Saturday Essay in the Wall Street Journal on school reopenings, what can we learn from the European experience. Also, can the college football season be saved? Will anyone listen to the players? Join the conversation and comment on this podcast ep…
 
We bring back Dr. Johann Neem to discuss his recent piece in USA Today about COVID19 and the threat to our public education institutions as we know them. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/07/31/covid-19-and-public-schooling-threat-public-education-column/5521151002/ The gang also discusses a Washington Post opinion piece from a small town…
 
This week we sat down with Justin Farmer, a 25 year old city councilman from Hamden, CT who's looking to make his way to state Senate. Justin is a force to be reckoned with and will stop at nothing to bring justice to the people of Connecticut. In this episode, we go into: Police Brutality Corruption in Connecticut What Is Going on With Yale Univer…
 
On today's episode of COVID in 19, Avik Roy of FREOPP and Scott Immergut of Ricochet ask: why does the media only focus on bad news? You wouldn't know from the headlines that COVID-19 cases have been declining all over the country. Is it a relentless chase for clicks? Does Trump get a fair shake? Let's discuss. Join the conversation and comment on …
 
The good, bad, and ugly of Biden picking Susan Rice for Vice President. Why progressives need sanctions too, and how a new think tank report sheds light on how it might work. The Pentagon has militarized the Coronavirus response and yet can't win a war. And America's closest allies are hedging in reasonable--and dangerous way. South Korea is the la…
 
Melbourne, Australia has issued new lockdown restrictions for the next six weeks, including: a curfew between 8pm-5am, residents cannot travel further than 5km from their own home, are only permitted to be outside for one hour a day, cannot go to the supermarket in twos, cannot invite visitors to their home, and cannot go to someone else's home unl…
 
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