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Pacific Research Institute interviews various scholars on topics of the day.

    Dr. Matt Beech – On Boris, Brexit, and the Brits

    Dr. Matt Beech – On Boris, Brexit, and the Brits

    Our guest this week is Prof. Matthew Beech, Director of the Centre for British Politics at the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.  Dr. Beech is also a Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley's Institute of European Studies and the Centre for British Politics.  A political scientist and historian, he teaches post-war British political history, government, and the culture wars.  We discuss with Dr. Beech, the state of conservative politics, what’s happening with Brexit, and the current relationship between the U.S and U.K.

    • 29 min
    Randy Hicks – Georgia Center for Opportunity

    Randy Hicks – Georgia Center for Opportunity

    Former Californian and Georgia Center for Opportunity President Randy Hicks joins us from the Heritage Resource Bank Conference in Nashville to discuss the important work of the Georgia Center in using free market ideas to help lift people out of poverty and up the economic ladder, and the lessons that Californians can learn from their work in Georgia to help positively turn around people’s lives and create safer, more livable communities.

    • 41 min
    Robert Alt – President of the Buckeye Institute

    Robert Alt – President of the Buckeye Institute

    Our guest in this podcast is Robert Alt, president of PRI’s sister think tank in Ohio, the Buckeye Institute. Tim Anaya recently attended the Heritage Foundation’s Resource Bank conference in Nashville and caught up with Robert Alt. They discussed the Institute’s work in challenging Ohio’s COVID-19 mandates and lockdowns, and government overreach.

    • 32 min
    Post-Election Wrap-Up – PRI All Stars

    Post-Election Wrap-Up – PRI All Stars

    Our PRI All Stars are back to discuss the results of the California elections.  On the panel is Lance Izumi, senior director of education, Kerry Jackson, fellow in California studies, and of course, Rowena Itchon,  senior vice president and Tim Anaya, senior director of communications. The All Stars discuss the results of the big races and what it all means for the November election.

    • 40 min
    Matthew Hennessey – Visible Hand

    Matthew Hennessey – Visible Hand

    Wall Street Journal opinion editor Matthew Hennessey joins us to discuss his new book “Visible Hand,” which breaks down what young people and all Americans should know about economics thanks to some important lessons taught by his parents who bought and operated a bar, his high school soccer coach who painted a mural, ice cream lovers choosing their favorite flavors, and even the lead singer of the Sex Pistols.

    • 32 min
    Erik Jaffe – Supreme Court Preview

    Erik Jaffe – Supreme Court Preview

    Erik Jaffe, PRI adjunct fellow in legal studies and one of the nation’s top constitutional lawyers, joins us to give his reaction to the Supreme Court “leak” and previews the major cases that will be decided in the coming weeks.

    • 46 min

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Not sure why this podcast isn’t rated up there. Good insights with intelligent people and experts (as opposed to quasi ones) on important issues. Well worth your think time!

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