American Experiment Podcast

American Experiment Podcast

Minnesota’s think tank hits the airwaves. Unafraid to challenge mainstream narratives, John Hinderaker asks his colleagues and American Experiment Policy Fellows questions from “Is Minnesota’s criminal justice system racist?” to “Will wind and solar energy save the world?” Produced by Center of the American Experiment.

Episodes

February 20, 2024 34 mins

John Hinderaker, President of Center of the American Experiment, interviews James Dickey of the Upper Midwest Law Center and Kendall Qualls of TakeCharge, both of whom were targeted by an arson attack along with American Experiment in January.

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Catrin Wigfall, Education Policy Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, sits down with TakeCharge President Kendall Qualls and Executive Director Sheila Qualls to talk about TakeCharge's work to advance school choice and how it would help educational outcomes in underserved communities.

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Public Safety Policy Fellow and former 30-year law enforcement vet David Zimmer sits down with John Hinderaker to discuss the felony murder charges levied against the MN State Trooper who shot Ricky Cobb during a traffic stop last summer.

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Education Policy Expert Catrin Wigfall and John Hinderaker sit down with Amy Marotz, Director of Awakening Spirit Homeschool Collaborative in Stillwater, MN to discuss the future of education and school choice in Minnesota.

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American Experiment Policy Fellow David Zimmer sits down with Representative Walter Hudson to discuss the future of public safety in Minnesota during the 2024 legislative session and beyond. 

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John Hinderaker sits down with Cristine Trooien, Executive Director of the Minnesota Parents Alliance, and Catrin Wigfall, American Experiment Education Policy Fellow, to discuss the shift towards parental rights in education. 

About Minnesota Parents Alliance:
MPA exists to ensure that every parent who wants to get involved in their child's education has every resource they need to do so successfully, and that th...

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David Zimmer and John Phelan, American Experiment's experts on public safety and the economy, discuss the flow of individual into and out of Minnesota, why people are moving, and the true state of crime in our state.

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Peter Nelson, a nationally-recognized healthcare expert and senior policy fellow at Center of the American Experiment who specializes in price transparency, leads us into a deep dive into price transparency and describes how we can make healthcare cheaper without losing quality or imposing draconian mandates.

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December 1, 2023 25 mins

Have you ever wondered what "fully funding" education means? Just how exactly does the Legislature fund education? What's a WADM?

In this episode, Bill Walsh sits down with Catrin Wigfall to answer these questions and more. Tune in for a comprehensive breakdown of how education is funded in Minnesota.

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Bill Walsh and Bill Glahn announce the winner of the 2023 Golden Turkey Award! Join them as they walk through each nominee and end with a deep dive into the DFL's new $730,000,000 State Office Building.

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American Experiment Economist John Phelan sits down with John Hinderaker to discuss his upcoming report "The X-Factor? Social Capital and Economic Well-Being: A Quantitative Analysis"


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In this edition of the Friday Five, we discuss the meaning of Veterans Day, some new state flag submissions, and give a Golden Turkey Award update.

Minnesota’s government wastes a LOT of money on silly things. Now it’s up to you to pick the best one at GoldenTurkeyMN.com

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Bill Walsh and Bill Glahn discuss this year's nominees for the Golden Turkey Award, an annual award given out by Center of the American Experiment to the most outrageous example of government waste.

Minnesota’s government wastes a LOT of money on silly things. Now it’s up to you to pick the best one at GoldenTurkeyMN.com



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In another edition of the Friday Five, John Hinderaker, Kathryn Hinderaker, Bill Walsh, and Bill Glahn sit down to discuss the situation in Israel, pro-Hamas protests at the MN Capitol, Feeding our Future, the Golden Turkey awards, and more. 

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Award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi joins the American Experiment Podcast to discuss his work on the Twitter Files and the future of free speech in America. 


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October 6, 2023 25 mins

Education  Policy Fellow Catrin Wigfall joins the American Experiment Podcast to discuss the Minnesota Department of Education's newly proposed social studies standards - and what you can do to make your voice heard. 

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Center of the American Experiment's Education Policy Fellow joins the American Experiment Podcast to discuss the sobering reality - new statewide test results show that the MAJORITY of students in Minnesota cannot read at grade level. 

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John Hinderaker is joined by Douglas Carswell - President & CEO of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy. Previously a Member of the British Parliament, Douglas co-founded Vote Leave, the official campaign that won the Brexit referendum. He played a pivotal role in securing the Brexit vote in the first place, changing parties and calling a Special Election on himself in 2014 (which he won with the largest increase in voter s...

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American Experiment Economist Martha Njolomole describes her experience growing up in Malawi and what led her to becoming a free market economist in Minnesota.

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