Aymeric Prieur, the WPC Young Professionals Advisory Board Vice-Chair and Starbucks CPA, joins Molly and TJ to talk growing up in France, how he came to be a believer in free enterprise, and why he became involved in WPC Young Professionals.
This episode features every WPC Center Director, WPC President Dann Mead Smith, VP of Research Paul Guppy, and Eastern WA Director Chris Cargill! Hear how WPC has grown and how each center's policy research works to improve the lives of WA residents. Join us for 2017's Solutions Summit May 15th in Bellevue or May 16th in Spokane. Go to washingtonpolicy.org/events to learn more!
Dr. Roger Stark, WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, talks the future of health care in America, who should control their medical decisions, and more in this episode of Sound Policy with TJ Jan and Molly Sheerer.
Liv Finne, Director for the Center for Education at WPC, talks education in Washington state with TJ Jan and Molly Sheerer. We compare the legislature's education funding plans, how to get new ideas in education, what a charter school is and how they work, and fun things to do near Seattle.
Documentary filmmaker Chris Rufo of Documentary Foundation joins TJ Jan and Molly Sheerer for a discussion of his previous films, how his current film America Lost explores three economically distressed cities in America, the income tax impacts his family, and more. You won't want to miss this unique interview with a great filmmaker whose films have all premiered on PBS!
Todd Myers, Director of the Center for the Environment at WPC, and Sam Mace, Inland Northwest Director at Save our Wild Salmon, join TJ Jan for a mini version of WPC's college club at Washington State University's annual debate. This year's topic was whether or not the Snake River Dams should be removed. (*pardon the audio quality, this episode was recorded in a hotel conference room*).
Mariya Frost, Director of the Coles Center for Transportation at WPC, joins TJ and Molly to talk about the future of driverless car technology, Sound Transit and new fees after last year's ballot initiative, whether blood center vehicles should be able to use HOV lanes, frozen yoghurt and more.
Madi Clark, WPC's Director of Agriculture Policy, joins Molly and TJ to talk land and water usage in Washington State, regulatory challenges surrounding food production, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), and WPC's very first agriculture policy dinner.
Martin Barrett, Co-Founder of Sozo and World Changers, joins Molly and TJ to talk about running a business in Seattle, how he's influencing the conversation about corporate generosity, the way free-enterprise helps reduce poverty, and the relational power of good food and wine.
We talk living in London & Florence, a new vegan ice cream joint in Capitol Hill, Right-to-Work, Income Taxes and more in this episode of Sound Policy. Paul Guppy, VP for Research at WPC, is our guest.