pod.link copied!
The Current
The Current
The Brookings Institution

The Current brings you smart, timely, and quick analysis from Brookings experts on breaking news and changing policies. In under ten minutes,... more

Listen now on

Apple Podcasts
Google Podcasts
Podcast Addict
Pocket Casts
Player FM
Podcast Republic


The dynamics of the Russia-China partnership

Following President Putin's visit to Beijing, Angela Stent and Yun Sun examine Russian and Chinese cooperation over the last two... more

22 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Cities need more housing. ADUs can help.

Cities and states have a variety of policy options to help combat high housing costs. Brookings Metro Senior Fellow Jenny... more

13 May 2024 · 14 minutes
Do US voters care about America's role in the world?

Brookings scholar Constanze Stelzenmüller, director of the Center on the United States in Europe and a senior fellow in Foreign... more

03 May 2024 · 19 minutes
How a divided House passed critical foreign aid bills

The U.S. House of Representatives passed four bi-partisan bills in a $95 billion foreign aid package with monies going to... more

22 Apr 2024 · 21 minutes
Economic impact of the Baltimore bridge collapse

The recent collapse of the Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore after being struck by a container ship is both... more

28 Mar 2024 · 15 minutes
What a strong economy can and can't fix

The U.S. has recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic's economic disruption with a strong economy, but a strong economy alone doesn't... more

27 Mar 2024 · 15 minutes
Fighting corruption's threat to democracy

The third Summit for Democracy takes place March 18 to 20, in Seoul, South Korea. The theme of the summit... more

14 Mar 2024 · 22 minutes
Is Russia winning in Ukraine?

"Russia has failed in its biggest goals, but those failures may be reversed. Ukraine's successes are not guaranteed to endure,... more

23 Feb 2024 · 13 minutes
What to know about Pakistan’s turbulent national elections

This week, Pakistan holds national elections. Voters in the world's fifth most populous nation go to the polls to elect... more

06 Feb 2024 · 15 minutes
Meet Cecilia Rouse, new Brookings president

For the first episode of 2024, the new president of Brookings, Cecilia Rouse, sits down with The Current to share... more

26 Jan 2024 · 8 minutes
The Current
The dynamics of the Russia-China partnership
The Current
Claim your free pod.link
Customize to match your brand
Claim a memorable URL
Add your own Google Analytics
Confirm Ownership

To claim this podcast, you must confirm your ownership via the email address located in your podcast’s RSS feed (bcp****@brookings.edu). If you cannot access this email, please contact your hosting provider.