episodes about Civil Society
03/15/2018Episode 24: The Politics of Nostalgia with Yuval Levin and Arnold Kling
Every day, we’re confronted by headlines that reveal the ever-widening chasm between left and right in America. What’s driving this hyper-polarization? And are there any solutions? Thanks to a stimulating conversation with National Affairs Editor Yuval Levin of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and independent scholar and economist Arnold Kling, I’m learning that there are some pretty fundamental cultural trends that we need to understand if we want to get at the roots of our frustrations. In part, they lie in what Yuval calls the “politics of nostalgia.” For Arnold, the author of The Three Languages of Politics, our speech is exacerbating America’s political divide.
10/10/2017Episode 11: “Charter Schools and Parent Choice” with Jeanne Allen and Johnny Taylor
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 11 – What would it mean to education if we gave each child a backpack full of cash and let their parents determine which school should receive that cash?
10/05/2017Episode 10: “Philanthropy and Civil Society” with J.P. DeGance and Leah Hughey
The Bill Walton Show: Episode 10 – J.P. DeGance and Leah Hughey discuss the value philanthropy and how “civil society” can address to a host of challenges in America.