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Truth as a Common Good with Robert Reich

Truth as a Common Good with Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Event: Spring 2017 Board of Advisors Meeting

Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 51 minutes

Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes the concerns he shares with Republicans who fear that Trump's way of governing is harming American institutions. 

Sabhanaz Diya, Featured Student Speaker at the Spring 2017 Board of Advisors Dinner

Sabhanaz Diya, Featured Student Speaker at the Spring 2017 Board of Advisors Dinner

Sabhanaz Diya, Henry E. Brady

Event: Spring Board of Advisors Meeting

Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 12 minutes

Sabhanaz Diya (MPP '17) describes how her education is helping her efforts to empower women and young people in Bangladesh through her social enterprise, One Degree Initiative Foundation

Saving Satellite Phones and Other Success Stories with Dorothy Robyn—The Budget Series

Saving Satellite Phones and Other Success Stories with Dorothy Robyn—The Budget Series

Dorothy Robyn, Henry E. Brady

Date: January 9, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes

Dorothy Robyn (MPP '78, PhD '83), now an independent analyst, shares tales of her time in government overseeing energy and environmental budget issues on military bases, participating in a public/private partnership with Ivanka Trump that converted Washington's Old Post Office Pavilion into a hotel, and preventing a life-saving satellite system from being destroyed, a feat most recently recounted in Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story.

Inside the CBO: Holly Harvey—The Budget Series

Inside the CBO: Holly Harvey—The Budget Series

Holly Harvey, Henry E. Brady

Date: January 9, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes

Holly Harvey's (MPP '86) passion for her work is infectious as she describes how she and her colleagues at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimate the expense of legislative proposals so that lawmakers will understand just how much their ideas will cost American taxpayers.