What We’re Watching – January 17
Evan Harris – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Joins the Commonwealth Club of California
Sec. Mike Pompeo sat down with Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on Monday, Jan. 13 at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Secretary Pompeo discussed the threats to American intellectual property rights from China, the pending phase one trade deal, the role of big tech companies, and more.
Michael R. Pompeo, 70th U.S. Secretary of StateIn Conversation with Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership GroupSecretary Mike Pompeo was sworn in on April 26, 2018. He previously served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 to April 2018. Mr. Pompeo graduated first in his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986 and served as a cavalry officer patrolling the Iron Curtain before the fall of the Berlin Wall. He also served with the 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry in the U.S. Army’s Fourth Infantry Division. After leaving active duty, Secretary Pompeo graduated from Harvard Law School, having been an editor of the Harvard Law Review.Here's a rare chance to hear from Secretary Pompeo about current foreign policy challenges and issues of economic security.
Posted by Commonwealth Club of California on Monday, January 13, 2020
Ben Smithwick – The Benefits of School Choice
Gloria Romero, former Democratic majority leader of the California state Senate, discusses the benefits of school choice and the challenges facing charter schools in California in this interview with The Epoch Times.
Kerry Jackson – The Chart of the Century
It’s not a video, but as economist Mark J. Perry says, it might be the chart of the century. What stands out first, and continues to stand out, is that the data show the prices for goods and services most regulated by government are spiking while prices for the goods subject to less regulation remain either largely unchanged or are falling.