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 #199: Michael Strain on Economics and Human Flourishing||AEI resident fellow and deputy director of economic policy studies Michael Strain joins us this week to discuss his recent Washington Post op-ed on Pope Francis’s visit to the United States. Strain discusses what he wishes the Pope would say about fre||7 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #198: Kevin Corinth on Helping Homeless Families||AEI research fellow Kevin Corinth joins the show to discuss his new paper on the Family Options Study and what policymakers should do with new evidence about what works and what doesn't for homeless families.||2 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #197: Polling and Demographics 101 with Karlyn Bowman||To shed light on the 2016 presidential polls that are dominating the news cycle, we're joined this week by Karlyn Bowman, AEI's expert on all things public opinion. Karlyn explains how polling got started, what the polls can tell us, and what they can||20 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #196: Tim Lee on Uber’s Controversy||Vox.com senior correspondent Tim Lee joins Banter this week to explain why Uber has recently found itself in hot water with state and city policymakers. Tim tells us why the distinction between contractors and employees is a big deal and how Uber ou||13 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #195: Improving Prisoner Reentry—Part II with Jay Neal||In the second half of our series on recidivism and reentry, we're joined by Jay Neal, who has been at the forefront of criminal justice reform as the executive director of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal's Office of Transition, Support, and Reentry.||30 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #194: Improving Prisoner Reentry—Part I with Bryan Kelley||We're excited to be hosting an excellent guest this week who is visiting both AEI and Washington, DC for the first time. Bryan Kelley is the reentry manager for the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, a Houston-based nonprofit that equips former prisoners..||30 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #193: Arthur Brooks on The Conservative Heart||American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks joins Banter this week to discuss his newest book, The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America. Arthur explains what conservatives need to do to shake their r||21 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #192: Around the World with Ambassador John Bolton||Ambassador Bolton joins Banter this week to discuss the controversial Iran Deal, which the U.N. Security Council released this week after months of nuclear negotiations with Iran. The Ambassador also gives his take on the implications of the Greek debt..||16 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Banter #191: Garland Tucker on Conservative Heroes||This week on Banter, Garland S. Tucker III joins the show to talk about his new book, Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan. Garland explains how a unique combination of republicans, democrats,||9 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||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|