177Mar 31, 2014
Politics of Tax Reform
Tax policy scholars talked about tax code, reforms needed, and the political challenges lawmakers face in changing tax policy. They focused on tax reform during the Reagan administration and the ...
692Mar 24, 2014
U.S. Economy and Foreign Policy
William Galston talked about his Wall Street Journal article, “The Economic Roots of Economic Retreat.” In the piece he argued that Americans' perception that the U.S. is still in ...
1,207Oct 22, 2013
Tea Party Movement Influence on Congress
William Galston talked about the philosophy of the tea party movement, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that the attitudes of those in the movement ...
1,636Sep 17, 2013
Book Discussion on What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted
Tevi Troy, presidential historian and senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, talked about his book, What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White ...
1,080May 29, 2013
Panelists talked about the domestic and foreign policy implications of legalizing the possession and sale of small quantities of marijuana for recreational use. They analyzed survey data on ...
130Apr 29, 2013
Washington Classroom with Bill Galston
375Apr 22, 2013
Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to ...
242Jan 14, 2013
Meeting to Make America Work
Members of the group No Labels, a bipartisan group of grassroots activists, met in New York City to unveil the group’s new bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. The caucus ...
224Oct 26, 2012
Presidents and Political Structure
Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster relief after hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks, as well as the president’s ...
211Oct 8, 2012
Public Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims
Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. The poll was conducted following violent protests in the Arab world that erupted in ...
235Sep 5, 2012
Panelists spoke about U.S. counterterrorism policy and efforts to confront challenges posed by Islamist extremism. They responded to questions from the audience.
440May 24, 2012
Threats to Religious Freedom in the U.S.
Panelists talked about threats to religious freedom within the United States. Topics included the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate requiring religious organizations to provide health ...
338Mar 19, 2012
William Galston talked about the non-partisan group No Labels' “Make Congress Work!” plan which, according to the group, contains specific proposals to “break gridlock, promote ...
162Jan 13, 2012
Innovations in New Media and Digital Technology
Panelists talked about innovations being developed with social media and digital technology, both from the commercial standpoint and in terms of improving government efficiency and civic ...
367Dec 13, 2011
No Labels, a bipartisan group of current and former members of Congress, talked to reporters about a plan, "Make Congress Work!", a 12-point blueprint for breaking gridlock and promoting ...
1,348Sep 6, 2011
U.S. Attitudes on Islam and Muslims
The Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute held a forum on their new report on U.S. attitudes towards Islam and Muslims. The report explored issues of national ...
908Dec 30, 2010
David Frum and William Galston, co-founders of “No Labels” movement, explained the goal of the movement and the role the group might play in ending what they call ...
597Dec 13, 2010
Partisanship in Congress
Columnist David Brooks made introductory remarks at the No Labels national leadership meeting. He spoke about the problems of partisanship in Congress and conformity with ...
378Apr 9, 2010
Health of Political Parties
Panelists spoke about the health of the political party system in the U.S. In their remarks they focused on growing partisanship in Congress, electioneering tactics, public perceptions of politics ...
184Mar 8, 2010
Americans' Trust of Government
William Galston talked about his recent Financial Times opinion piece about the current trend of extreme distrust in government, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
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