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The Brookings Cafeteria

Apr 20, 2018

Senior Fellow John Hudak discusses recent changes in public policy toward medical and recreational marijuana in the United States. Also in this episode, nuclear strategy and arms control expert Frank A. Rose makes his Brookings podcast debut in our regular Coffee Break segment, and Jung H. Pak answers a question...


Apr 17, 2018

Hal Brands, a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, discusses his new book, “American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump,” and what an “America First” foreign policy framework looks like.

Also in this episode, Joe Parilla explains the economic development incentives that state...


Apr 13, 2018

Brookings experts discuss some of the biggest issues in the current tax policy debate including American’s sense of patriotic duty to pay taxes and why filing can be so complicated.

Also in this episode, Andre Perry discusses how racism continues to impact racial disparities in a new edition of our regular Metro Lens...


Apr 6, 2018

Senior Fellow Jonathan Stromseth discusses the economic and security tensions in Southeast Asia, and relations among its nations with the United States and China.

Also in this episode, Jon Valant previews his research on racial disparities in school discipline. A full interview with Jon will air later in May. And...


Mar 30, 2018

Senior Fellow Louise Sheiner discusses demographic shifts in the United States and the long term effects an aging population will have on the federal budget.

Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds on the recently-passed omnibus spending bill and what priorities each chamber will likely address after Congress returns from...