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Jun 14, 2018

Show AEI ‘In 60 Seconds’ Playlist and Book- Capitalist Comeback.  

Guaranteed jobs, Iran's strategy, China’s emperor, Putin's world vision, blockchain, Ethanol, Cryptocurrency, Dairy subsidies, Turkey: Ally or adversary?, South China Sea, North Korea’s nuclear program: A history Islamist militancy in Africa, Farm subsidies, Yemen, Narco crime and The capitalist comeback– interview with Andrew Puzder

This ACU Show consists of several 60 second segments from the American Enterprise Institute’s YouTube channel.

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Guaranteed jobs for all Americans? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 14, 2018

Senator Bernie Sanders has proposed a $15-an-hour job for all Americans. AEI's Michael Strain argues that the senator's proposal would be impossible to execute and is demoralizing to workers. ARTICLE – Private Sector, Not Government, Is Key to Job Creation https://goo.gl/maBFV6 ARTICLE – Flipping Burgers Is Not a ‘Bad Job’ https://goo.gl/hWZA7m

 

Sunni v. Shia: Iran's strategy | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 11, 2018

Reuel Gerecht, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains how Iran uses the split between Sunnis and Shiites to expand its influence. BOOK – Rise of the Revisionists: Russia, China, and Iran https://goo.gl/7xEC46 ARTICLE – Why Iran won’t rush to a bomb if Trump pulls out of the nuclear deal https://goo.gl/BmZ641

 

Xi Jinping: China’s would-be emperor | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 4, 2018

With President Xi Jinping poised to become an emperor in all but name, China has positioned itself to expand its influence all across Asia and into the West. AEI’s Dan Blumenthal explains why the US and its allies should be concerned and what they can do to push back against Chinese expansionism. BOOK – Rise of the Revisionists: Russia, China, and Iran https://goo.gl/gmdTuN ARTICLE – Xi’s ‘putinization’ of China is a massive wake-up for America https://goo.gl/Jgsu9R

 

Climate change: What do Americans think? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 1, 2018

What do Americans think about climate change? AEI's Karlyn Bowman reviews the polling data. FULL REPORT – AEI Political Report: Taxes, the economy, Russian interference, and the environment and climate change https://goo.gl/Aiy9Gy ARTICLE – Earth Day review: Public opinion on global warming https://goo.gl/QU5kwY SOURCES: Public's policy priorities for 2018 https://goo.gl/TzfR9f Gallup poll https://goo.gl/4fbauB

 

Memorial Day | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 28, 2018

AEI's Rebecca Burgess explains that the United States remembers its core principles by remembering the specific men and women who have died to defend them. ARTICLE – On Memorial Day https://goo.gl/hPu4BX ARTICLE – A nation’s flag, a national idea https://goo.gl/1L1Vph

 

Putin's world vision | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Apr 27, 2018

According to AEI's Frederick Kagan, Vladimir Putin would like nothing more than to get the United States out of his way so he can achieve his vision of the world. BOOK –  Rise of the Revisionists: Russia, China, and Iran https://goo.gl/7LNQXp ARTICLE – Let’s get real: It’s time to move on from the Putin-dominated UN https://goo.gl/F8U5fR

 

Work requirements help the poor | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Apr 18, 2018

While some have argued that work requirements for safety net programs are "cruel", AEI's Angela Rachidi argues that work requirements can help those at risk of poverty to stay connected to the labor force and lead better lives. ARTICLE – The truth about Medicaid work requirements https://goo.gl/X9CXSa ARTICLE – SNAP shouldn’t subsidize poor health https://goo.gl/vz7ULW

 

Ethanol's hidden costs | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Mar 9, 2018

Ethanol has enjoyed support from the United States government for decades. Despite the presumed benefits of ethanol, its production bears deep economic and environmental costs. AEI's Tim Carney explains why Congress should end the ethanol mandate and let ethanol compete in the free market. REPORT – Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and the Farm Bill https://goo.gl/eTXoJK ARTICLE – Time to reform renewable fuel policies for the public interest https://goo.gl/PLgjXe

 

Cryptocurrency: A challenge for regulators | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Feb 19, 2018

World governments are anxious that they won't be able to control cryptocurrencies. Yet AEI Visiting Scholar Mark Jamison suggests that they had best get used to idea that economic relationships in the digital economy will disrupt historic approaches to regulation. ARTICLE – Is bitcoin an energy hog? https://goo.gl/WQ2yjr ARTICLE – Rumors of bitcoin’s death are greatly exaggerated https://goo.gl/tUPLso

 

Dairy subsidies: Bad for business? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Feb 6, 2018

AEI Adjunct Scholar Dan Sumner advocates the abandonment of outdated, anticompetitive policies in the United States dairy industry. ARTICLE – US Farm Policy and Trade: The Inconsistency Continues https://goo.gl/g9Np91 ARTICLE – Dairy Policy Progress: Completing the Move to Markets https://goo.gl/5U1Sog

 

Turkey: Is secularism dead? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Jan 2, 2018

Can secular government and culture survive in Turkey? Fourteen years of rule by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has certainly damaged those prospects. AEI's Michael Rubin offers his take on what the future holds. ARTICLE – How Turkey played NATO to strengthen Erdogan https://goo.gl/Q7SiaA ARTICLE – Why Reza Zarrab guilty plea matters to Turkey and the world https://goo.gl/XrDseJ

 

Turkey: Ally or adversary? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Jan 11, 2018

Over 14 years of rule by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey has flipped sides from ally to adversary. What does this mean for the United States? AEI's Michael Rubin explains. ARTICLE – Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a criminal. The USA's foreign policy should treat him as such. https://goo.gl/byCQKC ARTICLE – How Turkey played NATO to strengthen Erdogan https://goo.gl/uy53W5

 

Why does the South China Sea matter to the USA? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Sep 6, 2016

In recent years China has expanded its control over the South China Sea, but why does that matter to the United States? AEI Research Fellow Michael Mazza explains the strategic role that the South China Sea plays in the USA's foreign, defense, and economic policies.

 

What is blockchain? | DEFINE

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 21, 2018

A brief explanation of blockchain written by AEI Visiting Scholar Mark Jamison. ARTICLE - To regulate or not to regulate? Cryptocurrencies beg question https://goo.gl/s56jCa ARTICLE - Could blockchain technology save Lifeline? https://goo.gl/aybGuB VIDEO - What is cryptocurrency? | IN 60 SECONDS https://goo.gl/YXZ156 VIDEO - Cryptocurrencies and blockchain: Techno-gold or fool's gold? | LIVE STREAM https://goo.gl/Eadchs

 

North Korea: Why do they want nukes? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Aug 28, 2017

Throughout the Cold War, the United States and Russia stockpiled nuclear weapons as a deterrent to one another. Does North Korea have the same motive? AEI's Nicholas Eberstadt argues that Kim Jong-un is making nukes with the intention to use them for a political checkmate. ARTICLE – The crystal clear strategy of North Korea: https://goo.gl/jEfHVC ARTICLE – How to really deal with the North Korean nuclear threat: https://goo.gl/JsqFEA ARTICLE – From “engagement” to threat reduction: moving toward a North Korea policy that works: https://goo.gl/Ez3dyd Nicholas Eberstadt is AEI's Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy: https://goo.gl/GvhZmt

 

North Korea’s nuclear program: A history of failed diplomacy | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Aug 17, 2017

North Korea's nuclear threat has been 35 years in the making. AEI resident scholar Michael Rubin looks back to determine just how effective the United States' diplomatic strategy has been in deterring DPRK's nuclear weapons program. Michael Rubin is author of "Dancing with the Devil: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes": https://goo.gl/iGEGCs ARTICLE – How did we get here with North Korea? https://goo.gl/o3E9sf ARTICLE – How to really deal with the North Korean nuclear threat: https://goo.gl/JYjNYP

 

Islamist militancy in Africa | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Dec 4, 2017

There's been a rise of Islamist militancy across Africa in recent years, but can anything be done to stop them? Or are these groups too remote and weak for the west to worry about? AEI's Emily Estelle gives her take. ARTICLE – A Strategy for Success in Libya https://goo.gl/qDDvhg

ARTICLE –America's Real Enemy https://goo.gl/BJrbvQ

 

Farm subsidies: How effective are they? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Nov 30, 2017

Do agriculture subsidies help boost an industry in danger, or waste government funds that could be better spent elsewhere? AEI's Vincent Smith gives his take.

 

Yemen: Would breaking up the country end the civil war? | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Nov 17, 2017

Before 1990, Yemen was two countries. As a civil war wages, will peace be achieved by dividing the country into northern and southern halves? AEI Research Fellow Katherine Zimmerman offers her analysis. ARTICLE – Al Mukalla is not Raqqa https://goo.gl/XhkvAp ARTICLE – AQAP Post-Arab Spring and the Islamic State https://goo.gl/nZCYZL

 

Open government: Why transparency matters for public policy analysis | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Jul 27, 2017

In this day and age, computational simulation models are almost always used by government organizations to determine outcomes of different fiscal policies. However, these models are secretive, and kept out of the public eye. Matt Jensen the Managing Director of the Open-Source Policy Center at AEI, explains why government transparency is vital to building the most accurate and effective simulation models. Visit the Open-Source Policy Center https://www.ospc.org/ Subscribe to AEI's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/AEIVideo... Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AEIonline Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AEI For more information http://www.aei.org

 

Narco crime: A serious threat to the Americas | IN 60 SECONDS

American Enterprise Institute

Published on Jul 3, 2017

Transnational organized crime presents a serious threat to the United States and the rest of the western hemisphere. AEI Visiting Fellow Roger Noriega details the threats we face, and what can be done to combat them. FULL REPORT | Kingpins and corruption - Targeting transnational organized crime in the Americas: https://goo.gl/7GYjBn Trump cracks down on Obama-era windfall to Castro Regime: https://goo.gl/g6fT9P Roger Noriega is a visiting scholar at AEI: https://goo.gl/LZdZZq

 

Segment 2-

The capitalist comeback– interview with Andrew Puzder

American Enterprise Institute

Published on May 23, 2018

Andrew Puzder has had a first-hand view of how America's exceptional capitalist spirit can lift everyone to success. He's seen both ends of the economic spectrum – as a minimum wage earner at Baskin Robbins, and as the CEO of CKE Restaurants. America was once a land where everyone was encouraged to seek their fortune, and Puzder thinks it can be again. He discusses the early economic successes of the Trump presidency with AEI's Director of Economic Policy Studies Michael Strain. VIDEO – The capitalist comeback (Part 2) – interview with Andrew Puzder | VIEWPOINT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzMPB... BOOK – The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left's Plot to Stop It https://goo.gl/fm7pG6 PODCAST – Idea Makers Podcast #5 – Andy Puzder https://goo.gl/2mnsQn

 

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