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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 27

    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 Dan analyzes:

    1) Roe vs Wade vs Amy Coney Barrett: What Happens After Confirmation?
    2) The Debate Over Debates: Will Trump and Biden Share a Stage Again
    3) Polls from Key Swing Voters

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

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  • The Future of U.S. Policy on Iran: Is Trump's “Maximum Pressure Campaign" Working?

    For forty-one years the United States has been locked in an unending conflict with the Islamic Republic in Iran. From hostage crisis to illicit financing of terrorism, empowerment of foreign proxies in targeting U.S. interests and the relations between the two countries have been unendingly tense but also marked by a desire for engagement by every American administration. This panel of international experts addresses how President Trump’s Iran policy has differed from other administrations, and what policies the US should consider moving forward when it comes to relations with Iran. Listen now to hear from:
    - Nazenin Ansari, Publisher and Managing Editor of two independent media outlets focusing on Iran - Kayhan London and Kayhan Life
    - Dr. Saeed Ghasseminejad, Senior Iran and Financial Economics advisor at Foundation for Defense of Democracies specializing in Iran’s economy and financial markets, sanctions and illicit finance
    - Alex Vatanka, Director of Iran Program and Senior Fellow, Frontier Europe Initiative at the Middle East Institute
    - Moderator: Susan Azzizadeh, Community Activist

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  • The Key Swing States of the 2020 Election with Seema Mehta & Dan Schnur

    2020 Election Series Part 5: The Key Swing States of the 2020 Election

    This livestream analyzes how the nation’s geographical cleavages —battleground states, urban-rural divides, and regional differences — will play out on election night. The discussion is led by Political Communications Professor Dan Schnur of USC, UC-Berkeley, and Pepperdine, who is joined by Seema Mehta, political reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering the 2020 presidential campaign.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 26

    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 Dan analyzes:

    1. COVID in the White House
    2. Reviewing the Pence-Harris VP Debate
    3. The Future of the Electoral College

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

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  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg, in conversation with Judy Woodruff

    Writers Bloc and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall present former Presidential Candidate and Mayor of South Bend, Pete Buttigieg. Discussing his new book "Trust," Buttigieg argues we need to foster an “American way of trust” at this painfully polarized juncture in US politics. The discussion is moderated by broadcast journalist, Judy Woodruff, who is the anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has covered politics and other news for five decades at NBC, CNN and PBS.
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 25

    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 Dan analyzes:

    1. Trump-Biden Debate Recap
    2. Amy Coney Barrett: Is She the Newest Supreme Court Justice?

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  • A Conversation with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla & Dan Schnur

    2020 Election Series Part 4: The State of Elections in California

    This livestream features California Secretary of State Alex Padilla in a conversation with Politics Professor Dan Schnur and zooms into the November 3rd elections across the state of California. Secretary Padilla answers the following critical questions and more: With an estimated 21 million registered voters in California and more than 72% already signed up for universal mail voting, what are the key dates Californians should know to ensure their votes count? How does the statewide vote-by-mail tracking system work? Will there be safe in-person voting locations where I live? What is the length of time for County registrars to count ballots?

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur: Special RBG Edition | Episode 24

    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 special Ruth Bader Ginsburg edition, Dan analyzes:
    1. How Will the Fight Over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Successor Impact the Presidential Election?
    2. The Confirmation Process: When and How the Senate May Vote
    3. The Court’s Future: How Would a New Justice Vote on Key Issues?

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  • How to Make a Difference — Whether or Not You Can Vote: A Special Program for High School Students

    On September 25th, 2020, the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall hosted a special program for high school students in line with High School Voter Education Week. Led by Politics Professor Dan Schnur, our panel of speakers engage students in a non-partisan discussion on:

    - The 2020 election & the election process
    - Why youth involvement in politics & government matters
    - The diverse ways students can become civically engaged & actively participate in our democracy

    A panel discussion is followed by a Q & A portion, during which students contribute their own thoughts and ideas, and ask their own questions.
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  • The Impact of China's Rise on Southeast Asia, with Sebastian Strangio & Dr. Donald Emmerson

    Drawing on more than a decade of on-the-ground experience, Sebastian Strangio explores the impacts of China’s rise on Southeast Asia, the varied ways in which the countries of the region are responding, and what it might mean for the future balance of power in the Indo-Pacific. The conversation is moderated by Donald K. Emmerson, Director of the Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF) at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.

    To purchase Sebastian Strangio's new book "In the Dragon's Shadow" from Chevalier's Bookstore - https://bookshop.org/books/in-the-dragon-s-shadow-southeast-asia-in

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