The brainchild of Justin Elston, Meredith Fisher and Lindsey Wollschlager. Three public policy nerds who like to puzzle it out over drinks and good conversation.


1) We are interested in talking about stuff with other people, especially those who have something interesting to say;

2) We know we live in a complex world, which is great, because it gives us a lot to talk about;

3) Talking with other people, especially those with whom we disagree, is a lot of fun when the focus is on the talking, and not on winning or losing.

4) Doing it right is as important as being right.