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Get smarter with the help of AEI scholars. Listen on your phone or in the car. From popular 'Viewpoint' conversations to policy deep dives, the AEI Podcast Channel always has something new for you.

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Get smarter with the help of AEI scholars. Listen on your phone or in the car. From popular 'Viewpoint' conversations to policy deep dives, the AEI Podcast Channel always has something new for you.

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Great content!

By Nancy Meyers - Sep 12 2018
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We need more! Bradley lectures in particular

So informative and timely

By Hchl - Jan 20 2018
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The AEI podcasts are fantastic. So glad to see the addition of New Skills Marketplace, which addresses the crucial intersection of education and the workforce.

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30 Ratings
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22
3
2
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Great content!

By Nancy Meyers - Sep 12 2018
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We need more! Bradley lectures in particular

So informative and timely

By Hchl - Jan 20 2018
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The AEI podcasts are fantastic. So glad to see the addition of New Skills Marketplace, which addresses the crucial intersection of education and the workforce.
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AEI Podcast Channel

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Get smarter with the help of AEI scholars. Listen on your phone or in the car. From popular 'Viewpoint' conversations to policy deep dives, the AEI Podcast Channel always has something new for you.

Rank #1: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: The betrayal of liberty on America’s campuses with Alan Charles Kors - AEI Podcast Channel

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In this episode of the Bradley Lecture Series Podcast, we’re revisiting “The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campus” by Alan Charles Kors of the University of Pennsylvania, originally given at AEI’s headquarters in October 1998. Professor Kors’ lecture provides valuable insight into the history of this problem. While there is plenty of blame to go around, Professor Kors makes the case that those whose roles we see least may have the strongest effect. In particular, he discusses the influence of mid-level college administrators who have been given ever broader authority over students’ lives, speech, and consciences from the time the students set foot on campus for orientation to the time they leave. The stakes involved are high, and Professor Kors calls on his listeners to be men and women for all seasons to resolve the crisis in higher education. This lecture was originally given on October 5, 1998. Full details can be found on the original event page here. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Nov 05 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #2: Ep. 126: What does Medicare for All really mean? — Political Economy with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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Is Sen. Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ proposal really Medicare for all? And what are the real costs associated with single-payer health care? On this episode, AEI’s Benedic Ippolito discusses the oft ignored implications of the health care plans popular among 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. Benedic Ippolito is a research fellow in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute where he focuses on health economics. You can download the episode by clicking the link above, and don’t forget to subscribe to my podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Tell your friends, leave a review.

Jan 31 2019
31 mins
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Rank #3: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: The clash of civilizations with Samuel Huntington - AEI Podcast Channel

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This episode of the Bradley Lecture Series podcast features Professor Samuel Huntington on his famous essay, “The Clash of Civilizations.”  In this lecture, given at AEI one year before the essay’s publication in Foreign Affairs, Huntington makes the case that the post–Cold War order is entering a new phase wherein conflicts will no longer be defined ideology or by economics. Rather, conflicts will fundamentally be about culture and culture’s broadest level of identity short of what distinguished human beings from other species — civilization. A quarter century after its initial release, Huntington’s ideas are being revisited and gaining new followers around the world. This lecture was originally given on October 19, 1992. Full details can be found on the original event page here. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Oct 04 2018
39 mins
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Rank #4: Ep. 127: Tim Wu on ‘The Curse of Bigness’ — Political Economy with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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Have we entered a new Gilded Age? Are Facebook, Google, and Apple today’s Standard Oil, Northern Securities Company, and US Steel? On this episode, professor Tim Wu discusses the history and legacy of antitrust law in America, as well as whether it’s time to break up big-tech. Tim Wu is a professor at Columbia Law School where he focuses on antitrust, copyright, and communications law. His latest book is “The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age.” You can download the episode by clicking the link above, and don’t forget to subscribe to my podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Tell your friends, leave a review.

Feb 06 2019
38 mins
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Rank #5: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Recovering the case for capitalism with Yuval Levin - AEI Podcast Channel

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In this episode of the Bradley Lecture Series Podcast, we’re revisiting “Recovering the Case for Capitalism” by Yuval Levin, Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, originally given at AEI’s headquarters in January of 2010. Though much has changed in the American political landscape since that time, many of the forces arrayed against capitalism remain the same. Levin’s lecture provides an affirmative argument for democratic capitalism. But it’s not an argument for a caricature, or for moral license, or for laissez-faire. It is an argument for the moral good of national wealth, of diffuse power, and of virtues encouraged by market pressures, but also by tradition, family, and love. Levin argues that the friends of capitalism must rise to its defense and understand its character as both an economic and a moral enterprise whose health and strength are essential to the future of the larger American enterprise. This lecture was originally given on January 11, 2010. Full details can be found on the original event page here. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Oct 22 2018
35 mins
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Rank #6: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Conservative internationalism: Armed diplomacy under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan with Henry Nau - AEI Podcast Channel

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In this episode of the Bradley Lecture Series Podcast, Henry Nau discusses “Conservative internationalism: Armed diplomacy under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan.” Two schools of thought typically emerge when Americans debate their place in the world: a realist, nationalist school and a liberal internationalist school. In simple terms, they ask, “Are we to be ‘Fortress America,’ or are we to be the world’s policeman? Nau posits a third school of thought which he traces through four American presidencies, showing that conservative internationalism combines key objectives with the values and means of the other two schools. This lecture was originally given on November 4, 2013. Full details can be found on the original event page here. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Nov 19 2018
56 mins
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Rank #7: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: What to expect when no one’s expecting with Jonathan Last - AEI Podcast Channel

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In this episode of the Bradley Lecture Series Podcast, Jonathan Last discusses his 2014 book “What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Crisis.” Last predicted that, within two years, the world’s population would begin contracting sharply, with dire economic, political, and cultural implications. Last puts this predicament in perspective: Middle-class American women are now voluntarily reproducing at about the same rate as Chinese women, who have been subjected to 30 years of an official, brutal, one-child policy. Why is this happening, and how can we reverse the trend? Please join us in this Bradley Lecture as Last explores the roots and consequences of the population implosion, explaining why, as P. J. O’Rourke notes, “the only thing worse than having children is not having them.” This lecture was originally given on February 11, 2013. Full details can be found on the original event page here. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Oct 12 2018
39 mins
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Rank #8: Banter #331: James Dwyer on the dysfunction of liberal child welfare policy - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Banter #331: James Dwyer on the dysfunction of liberal child welfare policy This week on Banter, we’re joined by William & Mary Law School professor James Dwyer to discuss his new book, “Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives.” Banter #331: James Dwyer on the dysfunction of liberal child welfare policy Spencer Moore

Sep 27 2018
26 mins
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Rank #9: Banter #330: Karlyn Bowman on the 2018 midterm elections - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Banter #330: Karlyn Bowman on the 2018 midterm elections This week on Banter, we’re joined by AEI Senior Fellow Karlyn Bowman to discuss the 2018 midterm elections. Banter #330: Karlyn Bowman on the 2018 midterm elections Spencer Moore

Sep 20 2018
21 mins
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Rank #10: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Human flourishing and human excellence with Leon Kass - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Human flourishing and human excellence with Leon Kass Leon Kass discusses the exploration of human flourishing in Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics” and its modern-day implications. Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Human flourishing and human excellence with Leon Kass Wilson Shirley

Sep 06 2018
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Rank #11: The Report Card with Nat Malkus: Field trips and arts education with Jay Greene and Sunil Iyengar - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI The Report Card with Nat Malkus: Field trips and arts education with Jay Greene and Sunil Iyengar In this episode of "The Report Card with Nat Malkus," we discuss how field trips and arts education can keep students engaged in school, improve their vocabulary, and turn them into well-rounded learners. The Report Card with Nat Malkus: Field trips and arts education with Jay Greene and Sunil Iyengar Macy Heath

Oct 03 2018
28 mins
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Rank #12: Banter #345: Nicholas Eberstadt on China’s demographic outlook - AEI Podcast Channel

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This week on Banter, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy Nicholas Eberstadt joins the show to discuss his new report, “China’s demographic outlook to 2040 and its implications: An overview.” In this episode Dr. Eberstadt discusses how the structure of China’s population will likely change over the coming decades, what effects this may have on China’s domestic and foreign policy, and what this means for the United States. Learn More: China’s demographic outlook to 2040 and its implications: An overview Subscribe to Banter

Jan 31 2019
36 mins
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Rank #13: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: From Victorian virtues to modern values with Gertrude Himmelfarb - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: From Victorian virtues to modern values with Gertrude Himmelfarb Gertrude Himmelfarb speaks about the cultural transformation from Victorian virtues to modern values in a morally relativist society. She argues that people during the Victorian era developed policies and social norms to encourage hard work, self-reliance, self-respect, and pride in country, while people today have demoralized social debates. Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: From Victorian virtues to modern values with Gertrude Himmelfarb Wilson Shirley

Sep 17 2018
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Rank #14: Ep. 112: What happens when ideas become harder and harder to find — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Ep. 112: What happens when ideas become harder and harder to find — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis Just to maintain our current overall rate of economic growth, the economy has to double its research efforts every 13 years -- at least according to Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom. He joins me to discuss the implications of his research, his recent work on economic uncertainty, and much more. Ep. 112: What happens when ideas become harder and harder to find — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis James Pethokoukis

Sep 07 2018
31 mins
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Rank #15: Ep. 114: Facts and falsehoods about the US labor market — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Ep. 114: Facts and falsehoods about the US labor market — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis Moody's Analytics economist Adam Ozimek joins me the show to talk unemployment, wage growth, and all things economic policy. Ep. 114: Facts and falsehoods about the US labor market — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis James Pethokoukis

Oct 01 2018
37 mins
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Rank #16: Ep. 118: Reihan Salam on US immigration policy — Political Economy with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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How permissive should US immigration policy be? What attributes should we require of the immigrants the United States does admit? And how does immigration affect those already living in the US, both native and foreign born? Reihan Salam answers all these questions and more in his new book, “Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders,” which he joined the show to discuss with me. Reihan Salam is executive editor of National Review and a National Review Institute fellow. He’s also a contributing editor at The Atlantic and National Affairs, and is the coauthor with Ross Douthat of “Grand New Party: How Conservatives Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream.” You can follow him on Twitter @Reihan. You can download the episode by clicking the link above, and don’t forget to subscribe to my podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Tell your friends, leave a review.

Nov 06 2018
36 mins
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Rank #17: Ep. 113: Our infinite desire for growth — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Ep. 113: Our infinite desire for growth — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis French economist Daniel Cohen joins the show to discuss his book, "The Infinite Desire for Growth." Ep. 113: Our infinite desire for growth — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis James Pethokoukis

Sep 20 2018
32 mins
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Rank #18: Ep. 116: Our impending entitlement crisis, and what to do about it — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Ep. 116: Our impending entitlement crisis, and what to do about it — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis To discuss how deleterious this debt load will be for the United States, and what steps can be taken to prevent it, I am joined by my AEI colleague James Capretta. Ep. 116: Our impending entitlement crisis, and what to do about it — Political Economy Podcast with James Pethokoukis James Pethokoukis

Oct 19 2018
42 mins
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Rank #19: Bradley Lecture Series Podcast: Defining Deviancy Up with Charles Krauthammer - AEI Podcast Channel

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In this episode of the Bradley Lecture Series Podcast, Charles Krauthammer discusses “Defining Deviancy Up”. This lecture was originally delivered at AEI in 1993. Dr. Krauthammer worried that Americans were beginning to define typical, healthy behaviors as deviant, changing everything from middle class family life to ordinary sexual relationships, all while giving a pass to genuine criminality. This lecture was originally given in September of 1993. To view a full list of the Bradley Lectures, see the Bradley Lectures page on the AEI website.

Jan 29 2019
41 mins
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Rank #20: Banter #338: Oren Cass on ‘The Once and Future Worker’ - AEI Podcast Channel

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AEI Banter #338: Oren Cass on ‘The Once and Future Worker’ This week on Banter, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Oren Cass joins the show to discuss his new book "The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America." Banter #338: Oren Cass on ‘The Once and Future Worker’ Spencer Moore

Nov 15 2018
26 mins
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