Washington Policy Center’s podcast

July 23, 2020

Ep. 16: Liv Finne and the rapidly evolving world of Education amidst a pandemic

It seems policy and public opinion are in daily flux for the education world. With it becoming more likely students will not be physically in classrooms for the Fall, Liv Finne breaks down the latest.

July 16, 2020

Special: Solutions Series w/ Dr. Roger Stark

Join us as WPC's Healthcare Policy Analyst, Dr. Roger Stark, talks about the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our state's single-payer healthcare plans, and health care battle lines in the 2020 election.

June 10, 2020

Special: Does science matter to policymakers anymore? w/ Todd Myers

This week we speak with Todd Myers, WPC's Director for the Environment. He discusses his lastest publications featured in the Wall Street Journal as well as the National Review.

June 3, 2020

Special: Update on Restarting the Economy w/ Rep. Mike Chapman and Rep. Alex Ybarra

Social distancing may keep us apart, but it doesn’t have to leave us disconnected. Until we can resume our in-person events, WPC hosts a special online webinar series every Wednesday at 10:00 am. Featured Speakers: Rep. Mike Chapman (D- Port Angeles) Rep. Alex Ybarra (R- Quincy)

May 29, 2020

YP: Interview with Sen. Hans Zeiger

We speak with Sen. Hans Zeiger on the housing crisis in Washington state and how that affects our economy in many ways.

April 8, 2020

Special: Virtual Solutions Series ft. Jason Mercier and Liv Finne

In this weekly webinar recording, we will hear from Liv Finne, WPC's Director, Center for Education as well as Jason Mercier, WPC's Director, Center for Government Reform. If you would like to see our future webinar dates, please visit here.

April 1, 2020

Special: Victor David Hanson speaks at Palm Springs event

Victor David Hanson spoke earlier this year at our Evening in the Dessert event in Palm Springs, Arizona. Hear his address here.

April 1, 2020

Special: Free Markets Create ft. Chris Cargill and Emergent Order

Nationwide, support for the idea of free-markets and capitalism is losing ground with younger generations. We are seeing an increasing trend toward socialist thinking – but it is reversible.  

How can we convince young Americans that free markets offer solutions, not more problems? By introducing them to a fresh, bold and unexpected take on the power of the marketplace.

Click here for more information about Free Markets Create. 

March 25, 2020

Special: Virtual Solutions Series ft. Dr. Roger Stark and Mark Harmsworth

This was recorded live on February 25 as part of WPC's Virtual Solutions Series, a new weekly program meant to keep our supporters engaged and informed in this interesting time.

The COVID-19 crisis has federal, state and local governments making key policy decisions. WPC researchers have been examining how the pandemic is impacting each of their areas of study and where appropriate, offering recommendations for reform.  In this online event, Dr. Stark will talk about his recommendations for expanding our health care capabilities and WPC’s Small Business Center Director Mark Harmsworth will discuss what reforms our state should enact to help small businesses weather this storm and recover quickly in the aftermath.

You can find all of our future events here.

March 9, 2020

Ep. 15: Virtue Signaling and the Environmental Batman

This week we speak with our own Todd Myers, Director of the Environment, on all things CO2. Is the carbon tax bill coming back? Why are we missing our CO2 targets? Why does spending more not always equal caring more? Listen and find out today!