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Recently, the Sanford School of Public Policy launched several podcasts. 

Explore sample episodes of all podcasts below.

Ways & Means

Ways & Means is a small radio show about surprising successes and spectacular failures in the art of creating successful neighborhoods, cities, states and countries. It's a show for people curious about the sprawling human laboratory we call democracy, who want to know how things really work, and why the most glamorous ideas about improving human society sometimes fail. The program is hosted by public radio veteran Emily Hanford, and is produced by a team with deep roots in the medium.

 

 

 

 

Ways & Means is funded by a grant from Sanford's Innovation and Impact Fund.

Policy 360 with Kelly Brownell

Policy 360 features compelling conversations about the most important issues of the day. Series hosted by the dean of the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy, Kelly Brownell.

 

 

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Zeroing In: The Numbers Behind the 2016 Election

Zeroing In takes a look at key issues on the election agenda, one number at a time. Numbers matter, but in politics, they can be used to muddy the waters rather than enlighten. Each episode of Zeroing In starts with one key statistic tied to a critical issue in the 2016 election. Experts from different points on the political spectrum debate what that number means -- and what it doesn't mean -- with help from moderator Aaron Chatterji, an associate professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and Sanford School of Public Policy.

 

 

On Security

Sanford's resident terrorism expert, David Schanzer is featured in On Security, a weekly conversation about the most compelling current events topics. The series is a collaborative effort between Schanzer and Scott Briggaman of WPTF/NCN News in Raleigh, North Carolina. New episodes weekly on Soundcloud.

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