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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: “Donald Trump and the Roots of Republican Extremism in the US”, an event with Professor Theda Skocpol

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: “Donald Trump and the Roots of Republican Extremism in the US”, an event with Professor Theda Skocpol

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On 14 October 2019, the US Centre hosted Professor Theda Skocpol for the event “Donald Trump and the Roots of Republican Extremism in the US.” At the event, Professor Skocpol discussed her recent research explaining how sets of organizations expressing two separate currents of right-wing extremism – billionaire ultra-free-market fundamentalism and popularly rooted ethno-nationalist resentment – have worked in […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future – an interview with Joseph Sternberg

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future – an interview with Joseph Sternberg

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In this Extra Inning from the LSE US Centre, Ballpark host Chris Gilson talks with The Wall Street Journal’s Joseph Sternberg about his new book, The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future. In the interview, Joseph Sternberg outlines the effects of the Great Recession on Millennials and talks about Millennials’ economic and […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: “How Millennial Economics Will Shake Up US Politics” – an event with Joseph Sternberg

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: “How Millennial Economics Will Shake Up US Politics” – an event with Joseph Sternberg

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On the 9th of October 2019, the US Centre hosted Joseph Sternberg of The Wall Street Journal at the US Centre’s public event, “How Millennial Economics Will Shake Up US Politics”. At the event, he presented an overview of Millennial economics in America and outlined how the Great Recession affected Millennials in particular. He also discussed the continuing effects […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Why American foreign policy since the Cold War has been a failure with Stephen Walt

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Why American foreign policy since the Cold War has been a failure with Stephen Walt

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Your host Chris Gilson of the LSE US Centre is joined on this Extra Inning of the Ballpark by Professor Stephen Walt. In this interview, Chris and Professor Walt discuss the differences in US foreign policy between Presidents Trump and Obama.

They also discuss Professor Walt’s new book, The Hell of Good Intentions, and why he thinks American foreign policy […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: New York City’s Planning Challenges for 2020 and Beyond with Marisa Lago

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: New York City’s Planning Challenges for 2020 and Beyond with Marisa Lago

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In this Extra Inning of the Ballpark, we are joined by Marisa Lago, the Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission. Alongside LSE Cities and LSE’s School of Public Policy, the LSE US Centre hosted Marisa Lago on the 5th of November 2019 for the event, Planning New York.

Chris […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Donald Trump and the Roots of Republican Extremism in the US, an interview with Professor Theda Skocpol

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Donald Trump and the Roots of Republican Extremism in the US, an interview with Professor Theda Skocpol

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In this Extra Inning of the Ballpark, your host Chris Gilson of the LSE US Centre talks with Professor Theda Skocpol about her recent research on the Republican Party. Professor Skocpol outlines the shift that the Republican Party has undergone in the last decade, driven by two distinct currents of right-wing extremism: ethno-nationalist resentment, and ultra-free-market fundamentalism. They also […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Dangers of Brexit for the Special Relationship with Senator Chris Murphy

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: The Dangers of Brexit for the Special Relationship with Senator Chris Murphy

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On March 20th 2019, the US Centre hosted Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut for his talk, “The Dangers of Brexit for the Special Relationship”. Senator Murphy, who is a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, spoke to US Centre Director, Professor Peter Trubowitz, on the future of the US’s relationship with one of its oldest allies in the context […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Lessons from History and the Future of International Trade with Jeff Frieden and Doug Irwin

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Lessons from History and the Future of International Trade with Jeff Frieden and Doug Irwin

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In this Extra Inning of the Ballpark Chris Gilson hosts a conversation between Jeff Frieden and Doug Irwin as they discuss one of the most important parts of the economy: international trade. They talk about the changing consensus on trade in the US under Trump, what the growth of populism across the world means for trade and the international economy, Brexit, the […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: What the US-North Korea summit may have in store with Stephan Haggard

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: What the US-North Korea summit may have in store with Stephan Haggard

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For this Extra Inning from the US Centre’s Ballpark podcast, host Chris Gilson speaks to North Korea expert Professor Stephan Haggard about the upcoming summit between the US and North Korea. We explore what’s at stake and what the summit may be able to achieve.

Stephan Haggard is the Krause Distinguished Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy […]

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    The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Conspiracy Theories in the Age of Trump with Joe Uscinski

The Ballpark Podcast Extra Innings: Conspiracy Theories in the Age of Trump with Joe Uscinski

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This Extra Inning of the Ballpark features audio from the US Centre’s event “Conspiracy Theories in the Age of Trump” which took place on 25 July 2018. Joseph Uscinski, associate professor of political science at University of Miami, speaks about his book American Conspiracy Theories and why President Trump might be America’s first conspiratorial president.

Using an analysis of more […]

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