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Bangalore International Centre (BIC) is a non profit, public institution which serves as an inclusive platform for informed conversations, arts and culture. BIC TALKS aims to be a regular bi-weekly podcast that will foster discussions, dialogue, ideas, cultural enterprise and more.
 
Consequential is a podcast that looks at the human side of technological change and develops meaningful plans of action for policymakers, technologists and everyday people to build the kind of future that reduces inequality, improves quality of life and considers humanity. Over the course of the first season, we will unpack important topics like industry disruption, algorithmic bias, human-AI collaboration, re-skilling and the future of work, as well as discuss policy interventions for using ...
 
The Urban Loop podcast brings you interviews with professionals in the Smart City field to share stories about their journey to where they are today and the larger real-world impact of their work. Guests include technologists, urban researchers, leaders of city government, and impactful changemakers, to name a few. Find out more at www.theurbanloop.com or follow us on Twitter @the_urban_loop The Urban Loop podcast is brought to you in partnership with Billion or Bust Media. You can find the ...
 
P.S. You’re Interesting is a series of conversations on political science research hosted by Jeffery A. Jenkins. Formerly, “Our American Discourse,” we continue the series to pick up the tradition Anthony W. Orlando began. We hope to keep conversations … discourse alive. To keep thinking about the research we do in the academy, why it matters to us, and hopefully to you. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center http://bedrosian.usc.edu/ Recorded at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy http ...
 
This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.
 
Distribution of goodies in our society is determined by families, firms, and governments. Attempts to change how rewards and punishments, benefits and costs, are spread through the population cause conflict. The hosts are an economist, Morton Marcus, and a financial advisor, John Guy. Expect whimsy.
 
The following political analysis is from Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Political Analyst Jim Ellis. BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization. It is provided solely as a membership benefit to the organization’s 300-plus member companies and trade associations. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of any particular member or the organization generally.
 
The Exchange is a new podcast from Policy Exchange, described recently by LBC's Iain Dale as "the pre-eminent think tank in the Westminster village". It covers our latest research and immediate reactions to current affairs. We bring you analysis from our team of experts along with guest appearances from the leading thinkers in their fields. The current series responds to the Coronavirus outbreak and its wide-ranging impact on all aspects of government policy.
 
An audio book club. Our geeks read and discuss new and classic works in the policy field – fictional and non. Social justice, tech, politics, policy … we cover it all and more. Let's think about what is at the heart of being a citizen in America. This book club helps us get at the heart of what it means to be a citizen in a democracy. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center http://bedrosian.usc.edu/ Recorded at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy http://priceschool.usc.edu
 
Deloitte New Zealand’s State of the State series explore issues which we believe to be of importance to the future of New Zealand. This podcast series follows our recent article series. The Deloitte team and expert guests delve deeper into the topics of delivering wellbeing in abundance (2018), and building a fair future for all (2019), which looks at reducing inequities across New Zealand.574638
 
Intended Consequences is the official podcast of the StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy. The podcast discusses practical provincial and Canadian policy ideas that achieve the actual goals they are designed to achieve with interesting guests and experts. The Institute aims to combine political acuity with policy recommendations to provide a one-stop shop for expert policy advice that is politically practical and possible to implement. StrategyCorp is a consulting firm based o ...
 
Remapping Debate, a not-for-profit online news site, counters the media assumption that existing U.S. domestic public policies reflect nothing more than submission to inevitable facts of life that always have been and always will be. Sign up to receive notification (http://bit.ly/WEf445) of all new reporting. Audio and video interviews are part of the site, and will be featured here. An ongoing project is “History for the Future,” an interview series with historians and journalists that expl ...
 
Paul Blair and Brian Fojtik take on Fake News, Fake Science, and the increasing need to question and fight back against academics, do-gooders, and those seeking to control our lives through more taxes, regulations, and limitations on freedom. We’ll interview thought leaders, politicians, and facilitate an engaging debate on pressing and emerging public policy issues twice monthly on The Smoke and Mirrors Podcast.
 
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Talking: Election coverage—where’s the policy? Hourly breaking news. An endless stream of push notifications. A backlog of political podcasts (but not this one, right?). Today we’re talking about how the news media covers elections, and how voters can find real information within the sea of coverage in the final weeks before the election.…
 
Authors Devi Yesodharan and Samhita Arni talk about how sex is depicted in literature and epics and how they can inform healthier conversations in the 21st century. They explore how Indian epics like Kalidasa’s Kumārasambhava, to Andal’s poetry, to the Arabian Nights and Dante’s Divine Comedy, approach various aspects on sex, courtship, and relatio…
 
The Auctioneer was released in 1976 with a campaign that likened it to "The Lottery.” That the novel reflects an ongoing fascination with the broken dream of a peaceful rural life. Set in a farming community in New Hampshire, the Joan Samson creates a town of residents bracing for change, unsure of the future and looking toward an understood past. …
 
Sean Wesley knew he had Hepatitis C when he started serving his prison sentence in Louisiana, and spent years trying to get treatment. Despite an innovative arrangement between a drug manufacturer and the state's Department of Corrections, he was transferred from facility to facility, and even finished his sentence, without ever receiving proper ca…
 
On Friday, the Trump administration announced it reached a new deal for normalization of relations between Sudan and Israel, a follow-up to the similar Abraham Accord deals with the UAE and Bahrain. Zach Vertin explains the role the U.S. played in agreeing to remove Sudan from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, a step crucial to Sudan's vulnerab…
 
Musician and Museum Director Manasi Prasad joins host Pavan Srinath to talk about the life and work of Mysore T Chowdiah (1885 – 1967), violin maestro, innovator, composer and teacher of Carnatic music. Manasi also discusses the larger role of Mysore in music and performing arts over the last two centuries, and locates Chowdiah within it. She also …
 
The big contest in the 2020 election is the presidency, but Americans across the country are voting and will vote for governors, state lawmakers and other state officials, local officials, and for ballot measures of all kinds. On this episode , vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, talks about the election fro…
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul talks to Jeanne Allen. Jeanne is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, a national education reform organization that works to expand educational opportunities that lead to improved economic outcomes for all Americans. Jeanne's organization has two new reports that rank US states based on vario…
 
Welcome to Season 4 of Talk Policy to Me! It’s been a whirlwind of policy news and happenings since you last heard from us (to say the least) and there’s a lot to catch up on. While we work hard on new episodes, we thought we’d pop into your feeds for a brief moment to introduce a few new members of the TPTM team and take a moment to ask one anothe…
 
The following political analysis is from Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Senior Political Analyst Jim Ellis. BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization. It is provided solely as a membership benefit to the organization's 200-plus member companies and trade associations. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily …
 
The U.S. government's antitrust case against Google will take a long time to come to trial, says Brookings Visiting Fellow Bill Baer, but what remains to be seen is how Google will defend the actions it took securing its market dominance, and whether it will amend its practices even as the lawsuit goes forward. Baer also explores the role of Congre…
 
Walied Soliman is successful in his own right as the Canadian Chair of the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and the 2019 recipient of the UN Association of Canada's Global Citizen Laureate award but, he's a politico at heart. Most recently, Walied served as the campaign co-chair for Erin O'Toole's successful bid to be the next leader of the Conservat…
 
Bill Scheldrake, having worked in various levels of government for many years, now operates Policy Analytics, a firm which receives commissions for economic and fiscal policy studies, such as for transportation systems in Marion County and in North West Indiana. Bill recalls working on consolidation of government entities, such as fire and police, …
 
On this week's discussion podcast, Paul and Wally discuss the rising number of COVID19 infections in New Mexico. The Gov. has planned a press conference later today. Paul argues that this rise is a result of the Gov.'s failed lockdown strategy and he expects more shutdowns. While the number of cases has grown rapidly, the number of deaths has not..…
 
Over the past few years, voters across the U.S.have elected prosecutors who promised to implement much-needed criminal justice reforms, from decriminalizing marijuana to ending cash bail. Journalist Ruxandra Guidi revisits her reporting on the election of a new prosecutor in Houston two years ago, and chronicles how activists, relatives of incarcer…
 
The May 25 death of George Floyd in police custody triggered one of the most massive series of protests in U.S. history. Around the country, hundreds of thousands have marched for police accountability, law enforcement reform, and a dismantling of systemic racism in the nation writ large. What is the role of the war on drugs in deadly interactions …
 
David Wessel, senior fellow and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings, discusses the key economic issues during the lead up to the 2020 election, and looks ahead to how the economy can recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to Brookings podcasts on iTunes, send feedback email to BCP@Brookings.edu, and foll…
 
In this talk as part of 'The Satish Chandra Memorial Lecture', Romila Thapar discusses two categories of migrants, the pastoralists and the traders and will be confined to the early period of Indian history, namely up to about the fourteenth century. A fundamental difference between the two categories is that pastoral migrants tend to come to a new…
 
Gary Hays' family has owned and operated Cliff's (once upon a time it was Uncle Cliffs) Amusement Park in Albuquerque since the 1950s. Gary shares a few stories about the Park and its history (including dropping 'Uncle'), but mostly they discuss the impact of the current lockdown policies being imposed by Gov. Lujan Grisham, it impacts on the compa…
 
Today’s guest is Viral Acharya, who is the C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His recent book, Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India is an excellent introduction to the problems of autonomous central banking in the face of fiscal dominance by the ever-expandin…
 
The following political analysis is from Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Senior Political Analyst Jim Ellis. BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization. It is provided solely as a membership benefit to the organization's 200-plus member companies and trade associations. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily …
 
This episode is a bit different but we decided this was too good to pass up. We aren't discussing a book today, rather we're going to cover an important report out of the USC Price School of Public Policy. Given recent events, the findings of this report can help us understand why and how the dialogue between communities and law enforcement is so f…
 
Curtis Rogers is the Co-Founder of Parkade, an app that helps tenants in the same building share and rent parking. Parkade helps put your unused parking spots to good use. As for visitors to your apartment or condo, Parkade helps make visiting seamless, with finding parking just an afterthought. In this conversation, we dive into… Residential parki…
 
On this week's episode Paul and Wally discuss the elections which are ongoing, but early voting which starts on Saturday, October 17. They discuss the latest on the shutdown, the fact that cases are growing despite lockdown. NM one of four states to cancel high school sports. Impacted students protested. Gov. Lujan Grisham didn't impose additional …
 
Economist Ajit Ranade talks to host Pavan Srinath about the recent national legislations on farming and agricultural markets, and the reason for widespread farmer protests across the country. Ajit discusses the three amendments that were first passed as ordinances by the Government of India and explains the history and impact of Agricultural mandis…
 
In this final special episode in the Global China series, host Lindsey Ford speaks with Ryan Hass and Rush Doshi about what they learned from the Global China paper series about China's ambitions, and what the U.S.-China relationship might look like under either a second Trump administration or a new Biden administration. Subscribe to Brookings pod…
 
Kirsten made her way out of jail and addiction with the help of a special court on the Penobscot Nation reservation in Maine. There, culture and justice work together to bypass traditional punitive measures for more restorative ones. Reporter Lisa Bartfai visits the Healing to Wellness Court to see how it all works. Sign up for our newsletter today…
 
To mark the UN International Day of the Girl Child, Christina Kwauk examines the state of progress on girls' education and gender equity over the last 20 years, the dangers and setbacks caused by pandemic shutdowns, and what it would mean for the U.S. to have a feminist foreign policy. Full show notes: https://brook.gs/2IhT6WV Subscribe to Brooking…
 
Right-wing terrorism, like the recent plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the state government, has been the deadliest form of terrorism in the United States in recent years—and is likely to continue, says Vanda Felbab-Brown. She draws on the history of antigovernment movements in the U.S. and explains how these extremist gr…
 
Director Luke Renner and Executive Producer David Neidert describe the sources of illness known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how recovery can take place. They also describe the 6-year production effort. This is a personal story largely based on Mr. Runner's personal experiences. The film is a selection of The Heartland International Film F…
 
From Russia, China, and the Middle East, to trade wars, climate change, and terrorism, global affairs have rarely seemed as complex and dangerous as it they have been over the last few years. But, does foreign policy matter in the 2020 presidential election? To address this question, Thomas Wright, a senior fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings and…
 
Since graduating from Sanford in 2015, Emily Feng has travelled all over China as a foreign correspondent covering topics ranging from human rights, to technology, to the environment. As foreign correspondent for the Financial Times, Feng uncovered key information surrounding the Chinese oppression of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. Her coverage…
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul sits down with NMSU economist Jim Peach. Peach recently testified to the Legislative Finance Committee on challenges facing New Mexico's economy. That testimony is recounted in an Albuquerque Journal story. Professor Peach and Paul begin by discussing New Mexico's economy broadly. Why are we not competitive wit…
 
In Season 3 of Consequential, hosts Eugene and Lauren will be exploring knowledge production in the Information Age. Beginning on October 21, this season will examine how AI and machine learning will impact research practices and data collection, as well as the development and dissemination of knowledge. Topics will include combatting disinformatio…
 
The following political analysis is from Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Senior Political Analyst Jim Ellis. BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization. It is provided solely as a membership benefit to the organization's 200-plus member companies and trade associations. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily …
 
Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, joins us to talk about the recent StrategyCorp Institute white paper "Rebuilding Ontario: A Framework for Recovery." The paper puts forward 15 ideas to help real estate drive the economic recovery from COVID-19, including options like a temporary land transfer tax holiday and a home renovation …
 
COVID 19 update: Trump has it, the Gov. has been self-quarantined after being exposed to it. The Gov. updated us last week but didn’t change anything. She says the virus is spreading as part of another uptick. Also, the Gov. recently presented to NAIOP on how businesses can help kick start the NM economy. Paul takes issue with that. What’s OUR plan…
 
In this special edition of the podcast, Bill Finan—director of the Brookings Institution Press—talks with two of the authors of a new Brookings press book that explores America’s current political division from demographic and geographic perspectives. David Damore, Robert Lang, and Karen Danielsen, all professors at the University of Nevada Las Veg…
 
Hope…. Is it the one thing that kept you going the past six months? Did hope sustain you through the recent drought of Red Taped episodes. Do you find comfort in the simple fact that no matter what happens no one can take your hope away? This episode we give your feeling brain what it is craving and leave your rational mind wanting by discussing (p…
 
Deena Buchanan is an Albuquerque-based attorney. She is representing families with children in private schools who believe they are being unfairly treated by the Gov. and State of New Mexico. Private schools are allowed to open at just 25% of capacity while government-run schools are opening at 50% capacity. Deena and Paul discuss the issues.…
 
The Trump administration has issued numerous policies to systematically dismantle asylum as a legal right. They're also locking up asylum seekers for months or years, until they either win their case, are returned to their home countries, or self deport. Reporters Valeria Fernández and Jude Joffe-Block follow two asylum seekers as they endure deten…
 
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