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The Brookings Cafeteria

Jul 21, 2017

Dany Bahar, a fellow in the Global Economy and Development program, explains the circumstances behind increasing social, political, and economic unrest in Venezuela and offers some recommendations on a response to the situation.

Also in this episode: Molly Reynolds, a fellow in Governance Studies, describes why it has...


Jul 14, 2017

Ambassador James Dobbins discusses his new book Foreign Service: Five decades on the front lines of American diplomacy and his experiences working to advance U.S. national interests in some of the country's most difficult situations.

Also in this episode: William Gale, the Arjay and and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in...


Jul 7, 2017

Nathan Hultman, a nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development, addresses the future of governmental response to climate change following President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

Also in this episode: Martha Ross, a senior fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program, takes a...


Jun 30, 2017

Elaine Kamarck, a senior fellow in the Governance Studies program and director of the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution, discusses her new report "Hitting the wall: On immigration, campaign promises clash with policy realities" and addresses the costs associated with implementing...


Jun 23, 2017

Stuart N. Brotman, a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation, provides a brief history of net neutrality and addresses the future of the FCC's telecommunications rule-making under Title II.

Also in this episode: Molly Reynolds, a fellow in Governance Studies, gives an update on the budget...