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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

    Addressing another COVID-19 crisis: Corruption

    Addressing another COVID-19 crisis: Corruption

    On August 6, Brookings hosted a webinar examining congressional oversight of Covid-19 relief funds to date and what oversight ought to look like going forward.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/addressing-another-covid-19-crisis-corruption/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Breaking up Big Tech: Should Congress do it?

    Breaking up Big Tech: Should Congress do it?

    On August 4, Dipayan Ghosh, author of the new book “Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design,” and other experts discussed economic and democratic issues posed by Big Tech following an antitrust hearing in the House of Representatives.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/breaking-up-big-tech/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Will Congress deliver an infrastructure stimulus?

    Will Congress deliver an infrastructure stimulus?

    On Thursday, July 30, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program convened a conversation aimed at addressing the question, how could Congress design an infrastructure stimulus that responds to today’s recession while still making future-looking investments?
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Reorienting national security for the AI era

    Reorienting national security for the AI era

    On July 29, Brookings hosted a conversation with NSCAI Chair Dr. Eric Schmidt and Vice Chair Mr. Robert Work on the current state of artificial intelligence in the national security environment, and the commission’s latest recommendations to spur progress on the responsible development and deployment of AI technologies.
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/reorienting-national-security-for-the-ai-era/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Fixing America’s payment system: The role of banks and fintech

    Fixing America’s payment system: The role of banks and fintech

    On Wednesday, July 29, the Brookings Center on Regulation and Markets hosted Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks to present his ideas on how to improve America’s payment system and accelerate the velocity of money. 
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/fixing-americas-payment-system-the-role-of-banks-and-fintech/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Disinformation, social media, and foreign interference: What can go wrong in the 2020 elections?

    Disinformation, social media, and foreign interference: What can go wrong in the 2020 elections?

    On July 28, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar examining the potential problems in the 2020 elections. 
    https://www.brookings.edu/events/disinformation-social-media-and-foreign-interference-what-can-go-wrong-in-the-2020-elections/
    Subscribe to Brookings Events on iTunes, send feedback email to events@brookings.edu, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website. Brookings Events is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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