YCELP Communications Research Assistant Lucy Kessler sits down with Rod Richardson, President of the Grace Richardson Fund, to discuss Clean Energy Tax Cuts and other market-driven solutions to pressing public policy challenges.
Monthly Archives: April 2017
Solar eclipses have fascinated us since the beginning of human existence. Astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni discusses the cultural history of eclipses, the science behind them, and gives some tips for watching two upcoming US total solar eclipses.
In part 2 of this 2 part episode we join James Scott as he presents some of the main arguments in his upcoming book Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. This presentation was recorded at Yale University on April 13th, 2017.
In part 1 of this 2 part episode we join James Scott as he presents some of the main arguments in his upcoming book Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. This presentation was recorded at Yale University on April 13th, 2017.
Your privacy isn’t safe even when you shop offline. Retailers are tracking your behavior and evaluating your value as a customer in physical stores. Privacy expert and author Joseph Turow discusses the ways they are doing this and what you can do to protect your privacy.
Professor Daniel C. Esty sits down with YCELP Research Assistant Lucy Kessler to discuss his new law review article and his argument for a 21st century approach to environmental law that builds on the successes of the 20th century command-and-control approach but integrates advances in data and information and incorporates lessons learned from the private sector.
Daily Beast correspondent and author Jamie Kirchick discusses why the Europe as we know it may cease to exist as Russian meddling, uncertainty about the future of NATO, and events like Brexit push the EU in a new and uncertain direction.
In this episode Garnette Cadogan, editor-at-large for Non-Stop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, reads his essay “Walking While Black”, originally published in Freeman’s, a literary magazine.
Noted historian and author Carlos Eire breaks down some of the myths about Martin Luther and the Reformation and provides an insightful look at the history of the Catholic and Protestant religions from medieval to modern times.