Policy in Practice

A Nuclear World with Nuclear Problems

An interview with atomic expert Kennette Benedict about the continuing dangers of nuclear weapons.

Policy Radio | Dr. Mark Hammergren on Current Trends in Space Research and Policy

This week, Julie Cooper speaks with Dr. Mark Hammergren of the Adler Planetarium about current space research, trends and politics in the field and how astronomers’ work impacts our daily lives.

Israel and the Two-State Solution: Fantasy or Reality?

John Mearsheimer discusses America’s role in the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

How Food Safety Regulations Produce the Producers

A look at the challenges of small and non-standard food producers in a science-based regulatory regime.

Uncovering Women’s Rights: The Burqa Ban and The Fight for Equality in France

A conversation with the author of “Neither Whores Nor Submissive” sheds light on the fight for gender equality among the French working class.

Regulating Investments in Brazil: Too Much of a Good Thing?

A Brazilian banking executive talks the business environment and overregulation in this up-and-coming nation.

Fighting Terrorism and Radical Media: The Impact of al-Manar

National security expert, Avi Jorisch, discusses why the US should worry about radical messaging from Iranian-funded media

Natural Capital: US Under Secretary of State on Environmental Policy in a Weak Economy

Robert Hormats discusses why environmental sustainability is a necessary component of economic growth.

Policy Radio | Sheikh Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, the “Green Sheikh,” on Environmentalism in the Middle East and Around the World

This week, we speak with the Green Sheikh, Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, about his work as an environmentalist and the importance of direct personal engagement for promoting a sustainable future.

Early Childhood Education: A Governor’s Perspective

Former North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue shares her thoughts on early childhood education and the policy challenges that lie ahead.

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