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Quit worrying about China's ascendance. On one important measure, Chinese-American Eric Liu tells us, the U.S. still has the power to keep a competitive edge: Find out what that is, and  what we can learn about America's future from the Liu family immigration story. He's the author of the recently published,  "A Chinaman's Chance" and a 1999 New America Fellow.

Direct download: The_Weekly_Wonk_Americas_Identity_Advantage.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:49am EDT

Can we break the glass ceiling with dollars bills? On this episode, former Bank of America and Citigroup executive Sallie Krawcheck explains how she hopes a new index fund – offered by her organization, Ellevate – comprised of those businesses that have women in leadership positions might help propel more women into c-suites and corporate boards.

Direct download: The_Weekly_Wonk_Betting_on_Women_Leaders.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

 

To be single and 27+ in China is to be declared "leftover." On this episode, Leta Hong-Fincher, the author of "Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China," discusses a destructive new government campaign that's stripping Chinese women of their ambition – and choking the economy.

Direct download: The_Weekly_Wonk_All_the_Leftover_Ladies.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

We're at the beginning of a new global battle –  a race to reinvent government and make it better. That's what The Economist Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait and his co-author Adrian Woolridge argue in their new book, The Fourth Revolution. In the first edition of our new podcast format, Micklethwait tells Slaughter his big idea: governments can, and will, change – and  technology and transparency will get us there.

Direct download: The_Weekly_Wonk_The_Next_Global_Revolution.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

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