Over the course of the year, Brookings produced its first documentary short film, explainers about the U.S. midterm elections, border wall, school attendance, and geopolitics and published event videos relating to the Trump administration, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Brexit and more. Take a look at our most popular videos from 2018.
Unpacked: Gerrymandering and how to fix it
Brookings Senior Fellow Elaine Kamarck unpacked the origin and causes of gerrymandering and explains how states can reform the process for better results.
Threats to democracy in the Trump era
On February 7, David Frum joined a panel of experts at Brookings to discuss the burgeoning threats to democratic institutions in the Trump era.
The new geopolitics
As part of a New Geopolitics project, experts discussed the major dynamics at play in an era of new geopolitics.
100 days of Imran Khan
On November 8, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosted a discussion analyzing Imran Khan’s first three months as prime minister of Pakistan and how his performance compares to his 100 days plan.
What to expect from the 2018 midterm elections
Elaine Kamarck explained what we can predict for the 2018 midterm elections based on historical election trends and the current political atmosphere.
What’s next in U.S.-Saudi relations
School attendance: A building block of student achievement
Fellow Lauren Bauer explained why chronic absenteeism matters for all students, drawing on a Hamilton Project strategy paper on school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Pakistan, America, and extremism: The path ahead
On January 16, the Global Economy and Development program and the Foreign Policy program at Brookings convened a panel of experts to discuss extremism in Pakistan and its broader implications across the region and world.
US-Mexico border wall faces tough Texas terrain
Ian McAllister and Chris Peters of Brookings Productions filmed along the U.S.-Mexico border, showing the vast expanses and sometimes rugged landscape where President Trump has promised to build a border wall.
On the brink of Brexit: The United Kingdom, Ireland, and Europe
On October 23, 2018, the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings hosted a panel discussion on the Brexit endgame.
The Life She Deserves: Medical Marijuana in the United States
This documentary short film from Brookings provides an intimate portrait of Jennifer Collins and her family’s struggle to find a treatment to control her debilitating epilepsy.