American Friends of Policy Exchange
American Friends of Policy Exchange Inc (AFPX) is a not-for-profit organisation supporting and advancing the program and goals of Policy Exchange. It aims to foster public policy scholarship by working for the non-partisan advancement of education of the public through research and high profile events. AFPX provides a platform in the UK to build policy relations across the Atlantic. Read more
US Mid-terms 2014
Does economic recovery aid incumbent parties?
AFPX was delighted to welcome distinguished American political commentators Michael Barone, David Frum and Lawrence B. Lindsey for an event on the 2014 mid-terms. The event examined the electoral prospects for the Democrats and Republicans, with particular emphasis on whether America's growing economy will provide a boost for the Democrat's chances. Watch / listen to event
Keith Humphreys on Swift and Certain Justice
Policy Exchange was delighted to host Professor Keith Humphreys - former drugs policy adviser to President Obama - to discuss how policymakers can better gear the criminal justice system to change behaviour and substantially cut reoffending.
Matthew Perry on drugs courts
Policy Exchange was delighted to host Friends star Matthew Perry to speak about the US experience with problem-solving courts and its relevance for UK drugs and criminal justice policy. Perry spoke frankly about his own problems with addiction and gave a passionate case for how drugs courts can help cut offending and improve lives.
A playlist of our top events featuring American speakers is now available to watch on Youtube. Key speakers include Gen. Petraeus, Bill Bratton, David Frum, Michelle Rhee, Frank Luntz, Dambisa Moyo and many more.