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The Brookings Cafeteria

Dec 7, 2018

Christina Kwauk, a fellow with the Center for Universal Education at Brookings, talks with four women who are leaders in girls’ education in their home countries, and are part of the current cohort of Echidna Global Scholars. Sumbal Naveed (Pakistan), Jin Chi (China), Eliana Villar Marquez (Peru), and Hawah Nabbuye...


Nov 29, 2018

Brookings Senior Fellow emeritus Stephen Hess talks about his new memoir, "Bit Player: A Life with Presidents and Ideas."

Plus, What's Happening in Congress, with Molly Reynolds, in which she talks about Nancy Pelosi's chances of becoming the next Speaker of the House.

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Nov 21, 2018

In this special episode of the Brookings Cafeteria podcast, we reflect on some of the forward-thinking policy ideas and good news stories that were discussed in podcasts from the Brookings Institution in 2018.

Plus, hear the trailer for the new Brookings trade podcast, Dollar & Sense.

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Nov 16, 2018

Sarah Binder, a senior fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings, and Molly Reynolds, a fellow also in Governance Studies, discuss politics and policy in the House and Senate following the 2018 midterm elections. What will change? What will stay the same? What are the prospects for bi-partisan legislating? Will...


Nov 9, 2018

Brookings Institution Senior Fellows Elaine Kamarck and Camille Busette discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections, with focus on Democratic House gains, Republican Senate gains, and whether these changes presage working with President Trump on policy matters. They also address the record number of women elected...