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Americans Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied with their Health Coverage, Finds New PRI National Survey

The results of a new national survey commissioned by PRI find that 86 percent of Americans are satisfied with their current health insurance plans, compared to 8 percent who said they were dissatisfied.

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John O’Neill – the Dancer and the Devil

Next Round has a very special guest on this podcast – John O’Neill. He was the author of Unfit for Command, the bestseller detailing John Kerry’s tour of Vietnam. Now he has a new book, the Dancer and the Devil, the Dancer being ballerina Anna Pavlova and the Devil, Joseph Stalin. John makes the case that it was Stalin who was responsible for Pavlova’s mysterious and sudden death. He also discusses the history of bioweapons, how they have been the weapon of choice for communist countries against enemies of the state, and the origins of the Wuhan virus in China.

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Steve Greenhut – End of Legislation Wrap-Up

Our guest this week is Steve Greenhut, a fellow at PRI and director of PRI’s upcoming Free Cities Center. Steve is back to discuss the just ended legislative session and the new laws that Californians could see in the books.

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Talking Like Robin Hood, Governing Like Prince John

When I was a kid, I loved the classic Disney animated adaptation of Robin Hood.  In the story, Prince John imposed huge taxes on his subjects to fatten his pockets.    Robin joined Little John in thwarting the Prince’s schemes and returning his ill-gotten plunder to the poor. Hearing President Biden …

California

Deroy Murdock – All Things Politics

Our guest this week is Deroy Murdock, National Review and FOX News contributor.  We have a free-wheeling discussion on all things politics – from President Biden’s recent wins, to the upcoming mid-term elections, to Gov. Newsom’s prospects for higher office.  He also gives his perspective on the state of the Golden State from his vantage point as a former Californian now living in New York City.

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CAPITAL IDEAS—Not April Fool’s Day: Newsom Gets Education Award as California Students Suffer and Fail

DOWNLOAD THE PDF When Governor Gavin Newsom recently received a national award for education, just as student learning craters due to his disastrous school policies, one could hear California parents collectively exclaim, “Seriously?” The Education Commission of the States, which is an interstate agency that is supposed to create opportunities …

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NEW BRIEF: Biosimilars Save Patients Over $11 Billion Annually, Fixing Broken System Would Help Patients Save More

SACRAMENTO – Biosimilars competition saves patients and the health care system over $11 billion annually and could generate even more savings if the broken drug pricing system were reformed, finds a new issue brief released today by the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation at the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute. …

Education

WATCH: Putting Kids First: A Conversation with Betsy DeVos

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, in conversation with Secretary Betsy DeVos, author of the new book Hostages No More: The Fight for Education Freedom and the Future of the American Child (Center Street Books). They discuss how we can expand school choice options for every …

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Despite Promises, New Round of EV Tax Credits Will Likely Only Benefit Upper-Income Drivers

By Tim Anaya and Wayne Winegarden As they furiously work to jam the Inflation Reduction Act through Congress, congressional Democrats are acting like the family of mice living in fear of a cat. They continually propose grand solutions that, just like the mice’s chances of putting a bell on the …

California

Heather Mac Donald – On Crime and Homelessness in California

On this week’s podcast, enjoy a special presentation of PRI’s recent Newport Beach luncheon featuring Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute in conversation with PRI senior fellow in urban studies Steve Smith. Heather and Steve discuss crime and homelessness in the Golden State.

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Americans Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied with their Health Coverage, Finds New PRI National Survey

The results of a new national survey commissioned by PRI find that 86 percent of Americans are satisfied with their current health insurance plans, compared to 8 percent who said they were dissatisfied.

Featured

John O’Neill – the Dancer and the Devil

Next Round has a very special guest on this podcast – John O’Neill. He was the author of Unfit for Command, the bestseller detailing John Kerry’s tour of Vietnam. Now he has a new book, the Dancer and the Devil, the Dancer being ballerina Anna Pavlova and the Devil, Joseph Stalin. John makes the case that it was Stalin who was responsible for Pavlova’s mysterious and sudden death. He also discusses the history of bioweapons, how they have been the weapon of choice for communist countries against enemies of the state, and the origins of the Wuhan virus in China.

California

Steve Greenhut – End of Legislation Wrap-Up

Our guest this week is Steve Greenhut, a fellow at PRI and director of PRI’s upcoming Free Cities Center. Steve is back to discuss the just ended legislative session and the new laws that Californians could see in the books.

Blog

Talking Like Robin Hood, Governing Like Prince John

When I was a kid, I loved the classic Disney animated adaptation of Robin Hood.  In the story, Prince John imposed huge taxes on his subjects to fatten his pockets.    Robin joined Little John in thwarting the Prince’s schemes and returning his ill-gotten plunder to the poor. Hearing President Biden …

California

Deroy Murdock – All Things Politics

Our guest this week is Deroy Murdock, National Review and FOX News contributor.  We have a free-wheeling discussion on all things politics – from President Biden’s recent wins, to the upcoming mid-term elections, to Gov. Newsom’s prospects for higher office.  He also gives his perspective on the state of the Golden State from his vantage point as a former Californian now living in New York City.

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CAPITAL IDEAS—Not April Fool’s Day: Newsom Gets Education Award as California Students Suffer and Fail

DOWNLOAD THE PDF When Governor Gavin Newsom recently received a national award for education, just as student learning craters due to his disastrous school policies, one could hear California parents collectively exclaim, “Seriously?” The Education Commission of the States, which is an interstate agency that is supposed to create opportunities …

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NEW BRIEF: Biosimilars Save Patients Over $11 Billion Annually, Fixing Broken System Would Help Patients Save More

SACRAMENTO – Biosimilars competition saves patients and the health care system over $11 billion annually and could generate even more savings if the broken drug pricing system were reformed, finds a new issue brief released today by the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation at the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute. …

Education

WATCH: Putting Kids First: A Conversation with Betsy DeVos

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, in conversation with Secretary Betsy DeVos, author of the new book Hostages No More: The Fight for Education Freedom and the Future of the American Child (Center Street Books). They discuss how we can expand school choice options for every …

Blog

Despite Promises, New Round of EV Tax Credits Will Likely Only Benefit Upper-Income Drivers

By Tim Anaya and Wayne Winegarden As they furiously work to jam the Inflation Reduction Act through Congress, congressional Democrats are acting like the family of mice living in fear of a cat. They continually propose grand solutions that, just like the mice’s chances of putting a bell on the …

California

Heather Mac Donald – On Crime and Homelessness in California

On this week’s podcast, enjoy a special presentation of PRI’s recent Newport Beach luncheon featuring Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute in conversation with PRI senior fellow in urban studies Steve Smith. Heather and Steve discuss crime and homelessness in the Golden State.

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