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 #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.||7/30/2015||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..||7/30/2015||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||7/21/2015||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..||7/16/2015||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,||7/9/2015||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,||6/30/2015||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.||6/22/2015||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,||6/16/2015||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.||6/12/2015||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,||6/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
A weekly treat
This is a great podcast for people into politics. Quick, funny and definitely part of my weekly commute.
A tour de force in center-right podcasting
Great guests, interesting insight and an overall entertaining foremat make this podcast a must-have for fans of center-right politics.
A necessity in your weekly podcast diet...