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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 2

    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:
    - Election Update: Can Biden Motivate the Democratic Base?
    - The Great Re-Opening Debate: When Does it Happen and Who Decides?
    - Global Politics after the Pandemic: The New Isolationism

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

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  • Addressing COVID-19 in Italy: A Conversation with the Italian Consul General

    On this livestream, the Italian Consul General to Los Angeles Silvia Chiave breaks down the current state of COVID-19 in Italy. She also offers what the early onslaught of Coronavirus in Italy teach other countries who are now only starting to deal with the novel virus. Listen for a window into what’s happening on the ground in Italy and what key takeaways the Italian experience can provide to Angelenos and the global community.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 3

    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, "A House Divided Against Itself…”:
    1) Red vs Blue — Is There Really a Republican and Democratic Way to Fight a Pandemic?
    2) The Growing Generational Divide — How Older Americans are Rethinking Their Vote.
    3) China vs the U.S. — Whose Side Does the World Take?

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  • LA Manufacturing: Crisis Management & Leadership - Kathleen Talbot, Alexander Zar & Ricardo Vasquez

    This livestream, produced by The Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall and the World Trade Center Los Angeles, looks at how LA-based manufacturing companies and the Mayor’s office have teamed up to address the need for PPE production and distribution. The discussion features Director of Operations & Sustainability at Reformation Kathleen Talbot, CEO of LaLa Land Production and Design Alexander Zar, and Ricardo Vasquez from the Mayor's Office of Economic Development. The conversation is moderated by Stephen Cheung, President of the World Trade Center Los Angeles. The panel discusses how Reformation and LaLa Land have pivoted manufacturing to the production of PPE, how the Mayor's office is supporting these efforts, and what still needs to be done to ensure LA’s citizens are safe and protected. Looking beyond LA, the panel tackles what’s going on in global manufacturing supply chains. Listen now for a fascinating discussion about how our local manufactures are working on innovative initiatives both here in Los Angeles and across the globe to respond to our international public health crisis.

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  • Reza Aslan addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council

    Reza Aslan, the author and religious studies expert, addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on February 5th, 2014.

    For a transcript of the remarks, please visit: http://www.lawac.org/Default.aspx?tabid=103&eventid=30183
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  • Dr. Peter Diamandis - Founder/CEO of XPRIZE and Singularity University

    Dr. Peter Diamandis spoke the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on February 12, 2015 about his vision for using competition to address grand challenges for the benefit of humanity.

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  • Elon Musk: How SpaceX can get to Mars – on methane

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about how SpaceX can use reusable rockets and methane fuel to get humans to Mars
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  • Prince Turki al Faisal on Iran threat

    11/12/14 Prince Turki bin Faisal al Saud, former head of Saudi intelligence, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the threats that Saudi Arabia sees from Iran in the Middle East.
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  • Innovation and Preparation for an Uncertain Future: A Conversation With the Israeli Consul General

    This livestream, part of an ongoing digital series between the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall and the World Trade Center Los Angeles, features the Consul General of Israel, Dr. Hillel Newman. Consul General Newman overviews the unique aspects of Israel’s coronavirus response, and in particular, he how Israel is focusing on technological solutions to mitigate this global crisis. The conversation addresses larger questions about the global economic outcomes of the pandemic, and how Israel is beginning to shift towards preparing for such impacts. The conversation is moderated by President of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, Stephen Cheung. Listen now to hear what’s happening in Israel, and also what the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles is doing during these transitionary times.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 5

    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) Election 2020: Joe Biden, Tara Reade and the #MeToo Debate
    2) Trump vs Biden: Foreign Policy on the Campaign Trail
    3) Income Inequality and the Coronavirus: Which Jobs Aren’t Coming Back?

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

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