Learn about the practical side of UBI in this illuminating conversation with Lori Ospina (MPP '16), Director of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED), the country’s first city-led guaranteed income initiative.
There's a lot of buzz around Universal Basic Income (UBI). What is it and can it really create a more inclusive society?
Goldman School student Sarah Edwards speaks with Professor Hilary Hoynes about the strengths and limitations of UBI.
Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California Berkeley where she also co-directs the Berkeley Opportunity Lab. She is a member of the American...
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In this episode, Goldman School student Reem Rayef sits down with Brianne Eby, Policy Analyst with the Eno Center for Transportation in DC, and Joe Rodriguez, a reporter covering transportation for the San Francisco Examiner, to talk about a new policy issue born from the intersection of tech and transit policy - dockless scooters in San Francisco and beyond.
Brianne Eby is a...
The data back up what many of us are seeing firsthand: housing prices are re-segregating the Bay Area. The reasons have to do with the housing market now and with the history of housing policy that spans decades.
Goldman School student Spencer Bowen speaks with Philip Verma, graduate student researcher at UC Berkeley's Urban Displacement Project, about documenting "the mobility patternsfor low-income people of color at the neighborhood level in Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco...
Young voters (ages 18-29) are notorious for not turning out to vote. As the midterm elections approach, and in this extreme political climate, will that change? Goldman School student Sarah Edwards speaks with researchers, an organizer, and a candidate seeking office to get their take on what's a stake for young voters.
Goldman School student Reem Rayef speaks with Nina Ichikawa, policy director of the Berkeley Food Institute about all things food policy, including the meaning of "organic," lab-grown meat, and when crickets might become a popular protein choice in the US.
Tara Regan Anderson (MPP '10) is the Director of Policy for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. She spoke with Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about the impact incarceration can have on children and families and why criminal justice reform is not just for advocates.
In the aftermath of the shooting death of Botham Shem Jean by an off-duty Dallas police officer, we're posting a conversation Jasmine Jones (MPA '18) had last spring with Professor Jack Glaser, an expert in stereotyping and implicit bias, especially in policing.
Host Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '11) speaks with Dr. Lonnie Snowden of UC Berkeley about the stigma around mental health, disparities in access to mental health services, the Affordable Care Act's impact impact on mental health services, and more.
Goldman School student and DACA recipient Vlad Stoicescu Ghica discusses what brought him to the US from Romania, student activism as an undergrad at UCLA, and what it was like engaging then-newly-installed UC President Janet Napolitano on the subject of DACA and immigration.
Jesús Guzmán, immigration activist and Goldman student, shares his personal story, what the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program might be, and why he resists the narrative of a "good" versus "bad" kind of immigrant.
Host Jasmine Jones speaks with Professor Steven Raphael of the Goldman School of Public Policy about the impact immigration has on local economies, immigration policy in the last 50 years, and why he still believes we may be a more compassionate society than current rhetoric may lead us to believe.
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