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The Brookings Cafeteria

Sep 19, 2018

In a special edition of the Brookings Cafeteria podcast, Foreign Policy Vice President and Director Bruce Jones discusses his new report on the peace and security landscape around the world and previews the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

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Sep 14, 2018

David M. Rubenstein Fellows Randall Akee and Marcus Casey discuss their research for the Economic Studies program at Brookings and how the 2008 financial crisis affected their careers as economists.

Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds describes the priorities that will keep members of Congress busy before they...


Sep 7, 2018

Marvin Kalb, a nonresident senior fellow and veteran journalist, discusses his new book “Enemy of the People: Trump’s War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy,” and why President Trump’s attacks on the media are a cause for concern.   

Also in this episode, David Wessel...


Aug 31, 2018

Senior Fellow Norman Eisen discusses his new book, “The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House,” with Thomas Wright, director of the Center on the United States and Europe. Eisen describes the Petschek house in Prague where he lived as the U.S. ambassador to the Czech...


Aug 24, 2018

Elizabeth Mann Levesque, a fellow in Governance Studies and the Brown Center on Education Policy, discusses some of the policies being pursued by the United States Department of Education under current Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

Also in this episode, Joseph Parilla introduces his research on cluster-based...