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The State Of The Golden State

The State Of The Golden State

January 25, 2018

California, the land of anti-Trump “resistance”, has its own problems both irresistible and intractable – mounting public pension debt, underfunded schools, and a revenue stream too dependent upon capital gains. David Crane, a Stanford lecturer, past economic aide to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and co-founder of Govern for California, weighs the health of the state so bitterly opposed to Trump. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 47:32)

Iran on the Brink? with Abbas Milani

Iran on the Brink? with Abbas Milani

January 12, 2018

Eight years after Iran’s Green Movement and antigovernment protests, will the current unrest in the nation have no lasting impact or is it the beginning of the end for the repressive theocracy? Abbas Milani, a Hoover research fellow and the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University, explains the nature of the uprising, Tehran’s response, and the Trump administration’s options. Did you like the show? Please rate, review, and subscribe! (Playing time: 49:56)