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A View from across the Aisle

A View from across the Aisle

August 23, 2017

Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat from Silicon Valley and vice chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, discusses the feasibility of re-creating the technology economy in other parts of the United States. Is there room for working with the Trump administration, or are his fellow Democrats preoccupied by Russia and impeachment talk? Like Area 45? Please rate, review, and subscribe now! (Playing time: 50:48)

School of Public Opinion: K–12 Schools in the United States

School of Public Opinion: K–12 Schools in the United States

August 17, 2017

Recorded on July 24, 2017 With schools in session across the country, Hoover senior fellow Paul Peterson details this year’s survey of American education by Education Next. Among the more notable results: teachers are wary of their colleagues’ performance; parents are increasingly dissatisfied with charter schools. Like Area 45? Please rate, review, and subscribe now! (Playing time: 42:03)

President Trump Rolls Past 200 Days

President Trump Rolls Past 200 Days

August 15, 2017

Where does President Trump stand in the opinion polls now that his second hundred days in office are complete? David Brady and Doug Rivers, both Hoover senior fellows and Stanford political scientists, reveal data showing where Republicans and independents stand on this presidency and what if any effect developing news in Charlottesville and North Korea might have on Trump’s popularity. Like Area 45? Please rate, review, and subscribe now! (Playing time: 48:12)

The Divided States of America

The Divided States of America

August 8, 2017

Recorded on July 26, 2017 So many of the presumptions going into the November election–Donald Trump swamped by a tidal wave of vengeful women, minorities, and progressives – didn’t pan out. Why? Morris Fiorina, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and Stanford University political scientist, sees a divide: not between red and blue states but between the cultural elites (journalists and academics) and nonelites (the voting public). Like Area 45? Please rate, review, and subscribe now! (Playing time: 37:55)

Discovering America One Day at a Time

Discovering America One Day at a Time

August 1, 2017

Recorded on July 20, 2017 How do you remedy Americans’ lack of historical knowledge? By picking up a copy of On This Date–from the Pilgrims to Today, Discovering America One Day At a Time. The book’s author, Carl Cannon, is the Real Clear Politics Washington bureau chief and Hoover media fellow. In the book he reflects on his favorite calendar dates and the current state of relations between the Trump White House and the DC press establishment. Like Area 45? Please rate, review, and subscribe now! (Playing time: 47:00)