Category WonkCast

Wonkcast Episode 4: Expanding Teacher Diversity

Join us this week as we discuss the importance of teacher diversity as well as other topics including what the Trump Administration’s proposed loan policy means for you, whether Jeff Session’s sentencing memo is a leap backwards, and the titillating prospect of the first Pentagon audit. MPP candidate Mirel Herrera joins our usual ragtag team of […]

WonkCast Episode 3: Immigration and Urban Policy

WonkCast Episode 3 is out!  Special guest Thomas Coyne leads a conversation that starts off with Detroit’s immigration trends and ends with the conflicts of federalism. Our regular team, Nathan Rupp, Elizabeth Morehead, Adam Brooks, and Haley Dunn address issues of free speech on college campuses, the “Let Girls Learn program”, Louisiana’s new domestic violence […]

WonkCast Extra: The First 100 Days

On this week’s special edition of WonkCast, the team discuss Trump’s first 100 days. Nathan Rupp, Adam Brooks, Haley Dunn, and Elizabeth Morehead each tell us what went well, what didn’t, and where we’re going from here. Let us know what you think, and don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes! Extra: The First 100 Days  […]

Wonkcast Episode 2: The Plight of the Unpaid Intern

Introducing Episode 2 of WonkCast, a podcast that’ll help you navigate the wonky world of policy so you don’t get lost in the weeds. Episode 2: The Plight of the Unpaid Intern This week, special guest Pam Derck joins our team to discuss unpaid internships and how they can lead to discrimination and exploitation of university […]

Introducing WonkCast, A Podcast to Help You Navigate the Wonky World of Policy

Today, Brief Policy Perspectives is proud to introduce WonkCast, a podcast that’ll help you navigate the wonky world of policy so you don’t get lost in the weeds. Policy matters. From under-the-radar regulations to innovations in social policy, the Trachtenberg WonkCast team will cover it all in a fun and digestible format. Nathan Rupp steers […]