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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 15

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode:
    1) 100 Days Until the Election: A Campaign Overview
    2) Life in a Partisan Bubble: Why Are We So Polarized?
    3) The Morning Headlines: How the Pandemic is Impacting Communities of Color

    Join our weekly livestream every Thursday at 11 am PST to make sense of politics in the time of Coronavirus.

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  • Reimagining Education Post COVID-19 with Nick Melvoin & Justin Pigeon

    COVID-19 has presented unique challenges to the education system. From remote learning to technology based teaching, this LAWACTH Young Professionals Livestream discusses the long-term consequences of a changing education environment. A further look at how inequality is affecting the new environment of education is examined. How can we use this experience to reform long standing issues in education? The conversation is lead by Justin Pigeon, Former Principal at Uncommon Schools; Nick Melvoin, LAUSD Board of Education Member for the 4th District; and moderated by Somya Munjal, Founder of Youthful Savings.

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  • Michael Shellenberger and Benjamin Preston on the Future of Environmental Activism

    This livestream on the future of climate activism features Michael Shellenberger, a leading energy, security and environmental expert named “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine. While Shellenberger has been a lifelong environmental activist, he now argues that “climate alarmism” is distracting us from dealing with important environmental problems, including those that led to the current coronavirus pandemic. He posits, while climate change is real, it is not the end of the world nor even the biggest environmental challenge we face. The conversation is moderated by Benjamin Lee Preston, a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and director of the Community Health and Environmental Policy program.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 14

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode:
    1) The “America First Campaign” — Isolationism on the Campaign Trail
    2) Are Race Relations in California Improving? New Poll Data Has Answers
    3) The Morning Headlines: How the Pandemic is Impacting Communities of Color

    Join our weekly livestream every Thursday at 11 am PST to make sense of politics in the time of Coronavirus.

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  • A Bastille Day Discussion with William Drozdiak & Ambassador John Emerson

    This livestream discussion—aired July, 14th 2020—focuses on France, Emmanuel Macron, and Europe’s place in the world. The discussion is led by William Drozdiak senior fellow at The Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe and longtime foreign correspondent. John Emerson, Chairman of the American Council on Germany and former US Ambassador to Germany, moderates the conversation.

    You can purchase William Drozdiak’s book, "THE LAST PRESIDENT OF EUROPE: Emmanuel Macron's Race to Revive France and Save the World" HERE: https://bookshop.org/books/the-last-president-of-europe-emmanuel-macron-s-race-to-revive-france-and-save-the-world/9781541742567

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  • Michael Shellenberger and Benjamin Preston on the Future of Environmental Activism

    This livestream on the future of climate activism features Michael Shellenberger, a leading energy, security and environmental expert named “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine. While Shellenberger has been a lifelong environmental activist, he now argues that “climate alarmism” is distracting us from dealing with important environmental problems, including those that led to the current coronavirus pandemic. He posits, while climate change is real, it is not the end of the world nor even the biggest environmental challenge we face. The conversation is moderated by Benjamin Lee Preston, a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and director of the Community Health and Environmental Policy program.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 13

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode:
    1. The Changing US Role in the Middle East: Annexation Update
    2. Where do Minority Voters stand on the November Election.
    3. Whatever Happened to Police Reform?

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 13

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode:
    1. The Morning Headlines: The Supreme Court & the 2020 Election
    2. The Changing US Role in the Middle East: Annexation Update
    3. Whatever Happened to Police Reform?

    Join our weekly livestream every Thursday at 11 am PST to make sense of politics in the time of Coronavirus.

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  • Opportunities for Foreign Policy: Assad’s New Syria

    This livestream highlights on-the-ground analysis of Syria’s economic collapse, coronavirus response, and issues of displacement, while also uplifting the policy strategies that could move things forward.

    The discussion hosts:
    - Charles Lister: Senior Fellow and Director of the Countering Terrorism and Extremism Programs at the Middle East Institute with a focus on Syria
    - Dr. Zaki Lababidi: President of Syrian American Council and Syrian Americans Medical Society board member (SAMS)
    - Thomas McClure: Founding member and researcher with the Rojava Information Center, the leading independent news source on the ground in North and East Syria
    - Maryam Zar (moderator): Founder of Womenfound and former Middle East Correspondent.

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  • Christine Essel, Gregory Scott, Rochelle Bailis, & Corinne Bendersky: Crisis Leadership

    On this livestream, a panel of Los Angeles organizational leaders answer: What lessons and management strategies can help chart the journey ahead as state economies reopen and communities engage in conversations about racism, diversity and inclusion? The pandemic and the recent protests and events surrounding George Floyd’s death have challenged organizational leaders in responding to their stakeholders, shareholders and fellow citizens.
    The discussion featured:
    - Christine Essel, President & CEO, Southern California Grantmakers
    - Gregory C. Scott, President & CEO, Community Action Partnership of Orange County
    - Rochelle Bailis, VP of Marketing, LeaseLock
    - Corinne Bendersky (moderator), PhD. Professor, Management & Organizations, UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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