Banter: An AEI Podcast
By American Enterprise Institute
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Banter is AEI’s weekly podcast series, where hosts Stu James and Janine Nichols talk with leading thinkers and political commentators on a wide range of policy topics. True to its name, Banter keeps the conversation fun, entertaining, and interesting for anyone with an interest politics and policy.
||Banter #190: Entrepreneurship in Education||We're joined this week by long-time-friend-of-the-show, AEI resident fellow Michael Q. McShane, to discuss the highlights of an education conference that AEI recently hosted. Mike explains why the risks of inaction outweigh the risks of innovation,||30 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #189: Deflating Deflategate||This week on Banter we host AEI resident scholar Stan Veuger, who joins the show to explain his recent examination of the Wells report, which has been the linchpin in the Deflategate controversy and the NFL's supension of Tom Brady.||22 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #188: The State of the American Mind with Mark Bauerlein||We're joined today by Mark Bauerlein, editor of a new volume entitled The State of the American Mind, which examines our country's intellectual condition from the perspectives of several leading scholars and commentators including Dennis Prager,||16 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #187: A History and a Farewell||We're sad to announce that today's show marks the end of Stu's 187-episode tenure on Banter. To commemorate his departure, we brought back Apoorva Shah and Andrew Rugg, cohosts of years past, to relive some of the show's best moments.||12 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #186: Carrie Morgridge on Transformational Giving||We're joined this week by Carrie Morgridge, vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and author of a new book, Every Gift Matters. Carrie explains how to combine personal passion with effective strategy,||4 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #185: The Dadly Virtues||We're joined this week by friend-of-the-show and Senior Writer at the the Weekly Standard, Jonathan Last. Last has also brought along his Weekly Standard compatriot Steve Hayes to discuss their new edited volume,||28 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #184: Kirsten Powers on Free Speech||We're joined this week by Fox News contributor and columnist Kirsten Powers to discuss her new book, The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech. We talk about the suppression of free speech on college campuses and how intolerant parts of our so..||12 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #183: Claude Barfield on the TPP||We're joined this week by Friend of the Show and AEI Scholar Claude Barfield. Claude joins us to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trade Promotion Authority bill. We dive into what the TPP is, how it might effect America's economy,||8 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #182: Jean Case on Philanthropy||We're joined this week by the CEO of the Case Foundation, Jean Case. Case sits down with us to discuss the philosophy of the Case Foundation, what they look for in a project, and how they define success. We also spend some time discussing the Millennia.||1 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #181: Dana Perino on The Good News||Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino discusses her book "And the Good News Is...||23 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|