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Economic recovery. Elections. Terrorism. Global poverty. Trade. Policy issues are complex and multi-faceted. Want more than the 30-second soundbyte? Tune in to Intersections, a podcast from the Brookings Institution, where two experts delve into the varying angles of the complicated issues facing our nation and the world. Subscribe now and be the first to hear new episodes.

Episode Date
Financing Africa’s economic growth
Apr 17, 2019
The roots of America’s divided politics
Apr 03, 2019
Russia’s challenge to the West
Mar 20, 2019
Preventing violent extremism in fragile states
Mar 06, 2019
Realizing the value of black neighborhoods
Feb 28, 2019
Advancing women's leadership around the world
Dec 26, 2018
Priorities for climate change action after COP 24
Dec 12, 2018
Recommendations for US policy toward Gaza
Nov 28, 2018
The promise of community colleges as pathways to high-quality jobs
Nov 14, 2018
What’s next for Israel and the Palestinians 25 years after Oslo?
Oct 24, 2018
Why racial inequality and regional economic inequality can’t be separated
Oct 10, 2018
How India and China are reshaping their neighborhood
Sep 26, 2018
Americans stuck on the sidelines
Sep 12, 2018
Is anyone winning the US-China trade war?
Aug 29, 2018
How Africa's historic free trade agreement will change the continent
Aug 15, 2018
Trump and the crumbling of the US-led world order
Aug 01, 2018
What the Supreme Court’s Janus decision means for unions and workers
Jul 18, 2018
How to make infrastructure work for people
Jun 27, 2018
The politics of reconstruction in Syria
Jun 06, 2018
How should schools measure student success?
May 23, 2018
What the U.S. withdrawal means for the future of the Iran deal
May 09, 2018
Transforming public spaces with learning landscapes
Apr 25, 2018
China, the U.S., and Africa's transforming trade environment
Apr 11, 2018
The U.S., China, and India balancing act in the Indo-Pacific
Mar 28, 2018
Raising wages and strengthening economic progress for American workers
Mar 14, 2018
The women working to improve girls' education
Mar 08, 2018
The changing identity of America's middle class
Feb 28, 2018
America’s “lost Einsteins”: The importance of exposing children to innovation
Jan 31, 2018
Avoiding nuclear conflict on the Korean peninsula
Jan 17, 2018
An Israeli Knesset member's perspective on activism and politics
Dec 27, 2017
Russia, Iran, and the Future of Syria
Dec 06, 2017
Africa’s expanding middle class
Nov 22, 2017
Promoting inclusive economic growth in Washington, D.C.
Oct 18, 2017
Madeleine Albright and Mehdi Jomaa on democracy and security
Oct 04, 2017
Who’s getting left behind in broadband internet access?
Sep 20, 2017
Measuring financial inclusion around the world
Sep 06, 2017
America’s prisoners of war: Changing U.S. norms on torture
Aug 23, 2017
Summer vacation - Fall preview
Aug 07, 2017
Renewable energy and the path to a low-carbon energy future
Jul 26, 2017
Why taxes in Kansas matter
Jul 12, 2017
Professionalism in politics: The paradox of populism
Jun 28, 2017
The 1967 War, the rise of Saudi Arabia, and modern energy politics
Jun 07, 2017
Cash assistance for child poverty
May 24, 2017
Macron's election and the European project
May 10, 2017
Carbon pricing: Harnessing market efficiency in pursuit of clean energy
Apr 26, 2017
Teaching for the 21st century: Broader skills for global citizens
Apr 12, 2017
U.S.-Mexico relations: Beyond “America first” rhetoric
Mar 29, 2017
Scaling to sustainability: Meeting the challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals
Mar 13, 2017
Charter schools and federal power: What’s next for education policy?
Mar 01, 2017
Net neutrality, the FCC, and the digital divide
Feb 14, 2017
Introducing "5 on 45": A new podcast from the Brookings Podcast Network
Feb 09, 2017
Africa in 2017: Innovation, employment, and governance
Feb 01, 2017
Examining President Obama’s legacy
Jan 18, 2017
Energy and climate policy under the Trump administration
Jan 04, 2017
U.S. politics and the Middle East: Polarization and regional stability
Dec 20, 2016
Cuba's economic future
Dec 14, 2016
Priorities for the Trump administration: Mayors speak on trade, immigration, and economic opportunity
Nov 30, 2016
Urban governance in the 21st century: Innovating solutions
Nov 09, 2016
How should the next president counter violent extremism?
Nov 02, 2016
Noncognitive skills in education: What we know and why they matter
Oct 26, 2016
Economic mobility and racial inequities: How the next president can revive the American dream
Oct 20, 2016
India on the international stage
Oct 12, 2016
Political gridlock and the U.S. economy
Sep 28, 2016
Hong Kong’s elections: Testing democratic reform in China
Sep 14, 2016
Inclusive cities: Transportation and accessibility
Aug 31, 2016
Democracy in Turkey: Before and after the coup
Aug 03, 2016
Venezuela in Crisis
Jul 20, 2016
Civil wars and U.S. engagement the Middle East
Jul 06, 2016
College education and student debt: Evaluating the investment
Jun 22, 2016
Presence and voice: Women in foreign policy
Jun 08, 2016
Ending global poverty: Education and digital technology
May 25, 2016
Keeping the U.S. Fiscal Ship afloat
May 11, 2016
Examining multidimensional poverty
Apr 27, 2016
The rise of the right: Right-wing populism in the U.S. and Europe
Apr 13, 2016
Confronting the issues: The presidential election
Mar 30, 2016
Intersections: A new podcast from The Brookings Institution
Mar 25, 2016