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The Brookings Cafeteria

Aug 10, 2018

Baruch College professor Thomas J. Main discusses his new book, “The Rise of the Alt-Right,” with Bill Finan, director of the Brookings Institution Press. In the interview and his book, Main describes the alt-right’s ideological roots, how it became a factor in American politics, and why it poses the greatest...


Aug 3, 2018

In a special edition of the Brookings Cafeteria, four Brookings experts share their thoughts on the 2017 white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va. Their commentary includes analyses of race and extremism in America, the history of racism and how we commemorate history in our public spaces, and what public policy...


Jul 27, 2018

Cameron Kerry, who currently serves as the Ann R. and the Andrew H. Tisch Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Brookings and was formerly general counsel and acting secretary of the United States Department of Commerce, describes the state of online consumer data protections in the United States and introduces a framework...


Jul 20, 2018

Homi Kharas, interim vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development program, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala discuss some of the innovative approaches for reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals proposed in a new book, “From Summits to Solutions,”...


Jul 13, 2018

Associate Fellow Joseph Kane discusses his research on the 1.7 million people who work on America’s water infrastructure and the future challenges and opportunities that workforce faces.

Also in this episode, meet David M. Rubenstein Fellow Jenny Schuetz in the latest edition of our “Coffee Break.”

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