Podcast

Business & Economics

Erik Jaffe – Supreme Court Preview

Erik Jaffe, PRI adjunct fellow in legal studies and one of the nation’s top constitutional lawyers, joins us to give his reaction to the Supreme Court “leak” and previews the major cases that will be decided in the coming weeks.

California

Steven Greenhut – PRI Free Cities Project

In this podcast, our guest is Steve Greenhut, director of PRI’s new Free Cities Project. The Free Cities Project will regularly release incisive research and analysis on crime, housing, education, homelessness, social mobility and other urban issues through commentaries, briefs, videos, and webinars. Through the project, PRI aims to foster serious thinking and incubate good ideas that will improve America’s cities.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Coverage Denied

Our guest this week is Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow and director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation. Wayne has written a series of papers titled Coverage Denied that analyzes and proposes reforms to fix the problems in the current health insurance system which have threatened patient health outcomes and have led to huge financial risks for patients facing unexpected or chronic health care challenges.

Podcast

Walter Stahr – Salmon Chase – Lincoln’s Vital Rival

Our podcast guest this week is New York Times bestselling biographer Walter Stahr on his new book on Salmon Chase.  Chase is often remembered as Lincoln’s rival for the Republican party nomination in 1860 – but he was much more.  He was one of the key leaders of the anti-slavery movement, helped found the Republican Party, served as senator and governor of Ohio, and became a Supreme Court justice.  Stahr, in his biography, gives a fresh take on one of the most interesting and influential men of his time.

California

Steve Smith – Rising Crime and the Sacramento Shootings

Our guest this week is PRI Senior Fellow Steve Smith. An expert in public safety policy, he was a former police officer and a former professor of criminal justice. Steve gives his thoughts on the Sacramento shooting as well rising crime in the state, the role of progressive prosecutors, and soft-on-crime policies.

Coronavirus

Paul Mango – Operation Warp Speed

Our guest on this podcast is Paul Mango who was Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the conception, development, and implementation of Operation Warp Speed – the U.S.’s effort to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to America and to the world.  Paul discusses how the Trump Administration, the U.S. health care industry, the military, and the nation’s best minds in science and medicine came together in a single effort, saving the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.   

Featured

Murray Sabrin – An Individual Single Payer System

Our guest on this podcast is Dr. Murray Sabrin on his new book Universal Medical Care from Conception to End of Life: The Case for A Single-Payer System. Under the individual single-payer system outlined by Dr. Sabrin, every American adult would be in charge of his or her medical coverage. There would be no more conflicts regarding insurance companies or the government on medical procedures and medications. In a free market, every adult–the single payer–would pay for what he/she needs to achieve optimal health.

California

California Burning – Panel Discussion

California once again experienced one of the largest wildfires in state history in 2021, in the shadow of a severe drought that is increasing fire danger. In this panel discussion from PRI’s annual Ideas in Action Conference in Sacramento, policy experts discuss what can be done to reduce wildfires and reform the state’s water policies. The speakers include Steven Greenhut, author of the PRI book Winning the Water Wars; the Hon. Daniel Kolkey, PRI Board Member and Chair of the California Reform Committee; the Hon. James Gallagher, California State Assemblymember of the 3rd District; and Brian Isom, Research Manager, Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University.

Business & Economics

California Migrating – Panel Discussion

This podcast is a recorded panel discussion from PRI’s annual Ideas in Action conference in February. Californians and California businesses have been moving out of the state in droves. This panel discusses the causes of outmigration and what we can do to stem the tide.

Business & Economics

The Problems with CEQA – with Chris Carr

The California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, is a 50-year-old law responsible for holding up many projects in the state due to its labyrinthian process and its vulnerability to lawsuits. Across the state, housing developments, schools, hospitals, even bike paths and wildfire mitigation efforts have been stymied by CEQA. Chris …

Business & Economics

Erik Jaffe – Supreme Court Preview

Erik Jaffe, PRI adjunct fellow in legal studies and one of the nation’s top constitutional lawyers, joins us to give his reaction to the Supreme Court “leak” and previews the major cases that will be decided in the coming weeks.

California

Steven Greenhut – PRI Free Cities Project

In this podcast, our guest is Steve Greenhut, director of PRI’s new Free Cities Project. The Free Cities Project will regularly release incisive research and analysis on crime, housing, education, homelessness, social mobility and other urban issues through commentaries, briefs, videos, and webinars. Through the project, PRI aims to foster serious thinking and incubate good ideas that will improve America’s cities.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Coverage Denied

Our guest this week is Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow and director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation. Wayne has written a series of papers titled Coverage Denied that analyzes and proposes reforms to fix the problems in the current health insurance system which have threatened patient health outcomes and have led to huge financial risks for patients facing unexpected or chronic health care challenges.

Podcast

Walter Stahr – Salmon Chase – Lincoln’s Vital Rival

Our podcast guest this week is New York Times bestselling biographer Walter Stahr on his new book on Salmon Chase.  Chase is often remembered as Lincoln’s rival for the Republican party nomination in 1860 – but he was much more.  He was one of the key leaders of the anti-slavery movement, helped found the Republican Party, served as senator and governor of Ohio, and became a Supreme Court justice.  Stahr, in his biography, gives a fresh take on one of the most interesting and influential men of his time.

California

Steve Smith – Rising Crime and the Sacramento Shootings

Our guest this week is PRI Senior Fellow Steve Smith. An expert in public safety policy, he was a former police officer and a former professor of criminal justice. Steve gives his thoughts on the Sacramento shooting as well rising crime in the state, the role of progressive prosecutors, and soft-on-crime policies.

Coronavirus

Paul Mango – Operation Warp Speed

Our guest on this podcast is Paul Mango who was Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the conception, development, and implementation of Operation Warp Speed – the U.S.’s effort to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to America and to the world.  Paul discusses how the Trump Administration, the U.S. health care industry, the military, and the nation’s best minds in science and medicine came together in a single effort, saving the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.   

Featured

Murray Sabrin – An Individual Single Payer System

Our guest on this podcast is Dr. Murray Sabrin on his new book Universal Medical Care from Conception to End of Life: The Case for A Single-Payer System. Under the individual single-payer system outlined by Dr. Sabrin, every American adult would be in charge of his or her medical coverage. There would be no more conflicts regarding insurance companies or the government on medical procedures and medications. In a free market, every adult–the single payer–would pay for what he/she needs to achieve optimal health.

California

California Burning – Panel Discussion

California once again experienced one of the largest wildfires in state history in 2021, in the shadow of a severe drought that is increasing fire danger. In this panel discussion from PRI’s annual Ideas in Action Conference in Sacramento, policy experts discuss what can be done to reduce wildfires and reform the state’s water policies. The speakers include Steven Greenhut, author of the PRI book Winning the Water Wars; the Hon. Daniel Kolkey, PRI Board Member and Chair of the California Reform Committee; the Hon. James Gallagher, California State Assemblymember of the 3rd District; and Brian Isom, Research Manager, Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University.

Business & Economics

California Migrating – Panel Discussion

This podcast is a recorded panel discussion from PRI’s annual Ideas in Action conference in February. Californians and California businesses have been moving out of the state in droves. This panel discusses the causes of outmigration and what we can do to stem the tide.

Business & Economics

The Problems with CEQA – with Chris Carr

The California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, is a 50-year-old law responsible for holding up many projects in the state due to its labyrinthian process and its vulnerability to lawsuits. Across the state, housing developments, schools, hospitals, even bike paths and wildfire mitigation efforts have been stymied by CEQA. Chris …

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