Economist and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, a public policy research institute; co-author of Endangered Prosperity: A Global View of the American School
America's "failing education system" has become a cliché of contemporary journalism — and it's most often blamed on the teachers.
Jan. 1, 2015from To the Point
No institution is more important to the US economy—or America’s role in the world—than public education. But no profession is more of a battlefield than public school teaching.
Sep. 2, 2014from To the Point
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!
Apr. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals.
Apr. 11from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point