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California

Steve Hilton – Keynote Address: PRI Ideas in Action Conference

Our podcast guest this week is Steve Hilton, the keynote speaker at PRI’s 2024 Sacramento Ideas in Action Conference. Steve was a top advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron, a contributor at Fox News, and now running “Golden Together” a group focused on new ideas to increase affordable housing ...
Business & Economics

Paul Tice – Race to Zero: How ESG Investing will Crater the Global Financial System

  Our guest this week is Paul Tice, a Wall Street veteran and now an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His new book The Race to Zero provides a detailed rebuttal to the case for sustainable investing from the perspective of a long-time Wall Street analyst, ...
Business & Economics

Jennifer Burns – Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative

Our guest this week is Stanford University historian Jennifer Burns. Professor Burns has just published her new book “Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative.” Milton Friedman was a tremendous supporter of PRI and our work, giving lectures and attending many events. We invited Prof. Burns, who specializes in U.S. twentieth century ...
Free Cities

Steve Greenhut and Wayne Winegarden – Giving Housing Supply a Boost

Our guests this week are Steve Greenhut, director of PRI’s Free Cities Center and Wayne Winegarden, senior fellow in business and economics.  The two have joined forces to produce PRI’s latest mini book from the Free Cities Center, “Giving Housing Supply a Boost: How to Improve Affordability and Reduce Homelessness.” ...
Business & Economics

Roger Simon – American Refugee

Roger Simon wrote novels and screenplays before co-founding and becoming CEO of the pioneering blog aggregation and news and opinion website PJ Media (formerly Pajamas Media) in 2005. He’s best known for the Moses Wine detective series, which have won prizes from the Mystery Writers of America and the Crime ...
Business & Economics

Jeff Anderson – Kicking off the Election Cycle

  Our guest this week is Jeff Anderson, president of the American Main Street Initiative, which publishes political and public policy research by scholars and writers.  Jeff has held many prominent positions in presidential administrations, including director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the Justice Department.  Jeff was also ...
California

The PRI All Stars Respond to Gov. Newsom’s 2024-25 Budget Plan

Listen as PRI’s All Stars – Wayne Winegarden, Lance Izumi, Sally Pipes, and Steve Smith – respond to Gov. Newsom’s much-anticipated 2024-25 state budget plan. They discuss Gov. Newsom’s much lower state budget projection and spending priorities, the budget’s impact on K-12 education, whether the Governor will suspend the controversial ...
Business & Economics

The PRI All Stars – 2023 Year End Awards

PRI’s All Stars – Rowena Itchon, Tim Anaya, Lance Izumi, and Kerry Jackson – are back with their choices for 2023’s biggest winners and losers, in our annual tribute to the McLaughlin Group.  We hand out our choices for best and worst ideas of the year, the bummest wraps, and ...
California

Richard Samuelson – What We Can Learn About Today’s Politics from the Boston Tea Party

  Calling all history buffs, this episode is for you!  PRI board member and Hillsdale College Associate Professor of Government Richard Samuelson joins us to discuss the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, the events surrounding the incident, and the lessons we can learn from the Boston Tea Party about ...
Business & Economics

Ben Judge – America’s Foreign Adversaries: What would John Quincy Adams Do?

Our guest is Ben Judge, managing director of Monument Valley, a firm focused on adapting academic research for popular audiences. Ben is also the creator and executive producer of the documentary Right Makes Might: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. We chat with Ben about his new book United and Independent: John Quincy ...
California

Steve Hilton – Keynote Address: PRI Ideas in Action Conference

Our podcast guest this week is Steve Hilton, the keynote speaker at PRI’s 2024 Sacramento Ideas in Action Conference. Steve was a top advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron, a contributor at Fox News, and now running “Golden Together” a group focused on new ideas to increase affordable housing ...
Business & Economics

Paul Tice – Race to Zero: How ESG Investing will Crater the Global Financial System

  Our guest this week is Paul Tice, a Wall Street veteran and now an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His new book The Race to Zero provides a detailed rebuttal to the case for sustainable investing from the perspective of a long-time Wall Street analyst, ...
Business & Economics

Jennifer Burns – Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative

Our guest this week is Stanford University historian Jennifer Burns. Professor Burns has just published her new book “Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative.” Milton Friedman was a tremendous supporter of PRI and our work, giving lectures and attending many events. We invited Prof. Burns, who specializes in U.S. twentieth century ...
Free Cities

Steve Greenhut and Wayne Winegarden – Giving Housing Supply a Boost

Our guests this week are Steve Greenhut, director of PRI’s Free Cities Center and Wayne Winegarden, senior fellow in business and economics.  The two have joined forces to produce PRI’s latest mini book from the Free Cities Center, “Giving Housing Supply a Boost: How to Improve Affordability and Reduce Homelessness.” ...
Business & Economics

Roger Simon – American Refugee

Roger Simon wrote novels and screenplays before co-founding and becoming CEO of the pioneering blog aggregation and news and opinion website PJ Media (formerly Pajamas Media) in 2005. He’s best known for the Moses Wine detective series, which have won prizes from the Mystery Writers of America and the Crime ...
Business & Economics

Jeff Anderson – Kicking off the Election Cycle

  Our guest this week is Jeff Anderson, president of the American Main Street Initiative, which publishes political and public policy research by scholars and writers.  Jeff has held many prominent positions in presidential administrations, including director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the Justice Department.  Jeff was also ...
California

The PRI All Stars Respond to Gov. Newsom’s 2024-25 Budget Plan

Listen as PRI’s All Stars – Wayne Winegarden, Lance Izumi, Sally Pipes, and Steve Smith – respond to Gov. Newsom’s much-anticipated 2024-25 state budget plan. They discuss Gov. Newsom’s much lower state budget projection and spending priorities, the budget’s impact on K-12 education, whether the Governor will suspend the controversial ...
Business & Economics

The PRI All Stars – 2023 Year End Awards

PRI’s All Stars – Rowena Itchon, Tim Anaya, Lance Izumi, and Kerry Jackson – are back with their choices for 2023’s biggest winners and losers, in our annual tribute to the McLaughlin Group.  We hand out our choices for best and worst ideas of the year, the bummest wraps, and ...
California

Richard Samuelson – What We Can Learn About Today’s Politics from the Boston Tea Party

  Calling all history buffs, this episode is for you!  PRI board member and Hillsdale College Associate Professor of Government Richard Samuelson joins us to discuss the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, the events surrounding the incident, and the lessons we can learn from the Boston Tea Party about ...
Business & Economics

Ben Judge – America’s Foreign Adversaries: What would John Quincy Adams Do?

Our guest is Ben Judge, managing director of Monument Valley, a firm focused on adapting academic research for popular audiences. Ben is also the creator and executive producer of the documentary Right Makes Might: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. We chat with Ben about his new book United and Independent: John Quincy ...
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