What We’re Watching – July 24

Kerry Jackson – Don’t “Abolish the Police.” Privatize Them.

Defund the police? Increase funding? Do nothing? Here’s a video that proposes something few would ever think of.

Rowena Itchon – On Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion Green New Deal

Check out Reason TV’s analysis of Biden’s $2 trillion Green New Deal.

Tim Anaya – COVID-19 and the National Debt

Watch this great presentation from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research on the significant rise in the federal debt during the COVID-19 crisis featuring Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Evan Harris – China Internet Report 2020

It’s no secret that the U.S. and China are in new version of a cold war, one being fought with trade sanctions, consulate closures, and technological repercussions. It may be easy to forget the massive growth China is experiencing in their own borders, and nowhere is this more startling than in the countries embrace of technology. The South China Morning Post recently released their “China Internet Report 2020,” which shares key findings about how the country uses the internet, apps, and more. The video report is potential look at how far China could be ahead when it comes to embracing cutting-edge technology and consumer trends.

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