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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: 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?

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

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  • Michael Lawson, Helen Torres, Charlie Woo, & Dan Schnur - Confronting Racism Within the Pandemic

    In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, the current moment in the United States has been described as, ‘A Pandemic Within a Pandemic.’ To speak to the recent tragic events and future solutions, this livestream hosts a panel discussion with Michael Lawson, President & CEO of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Urban League, Helen Torres, President & CEO of Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) and Charlie Woo, Co-Founder and CEO of Center for Asians United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE).

    The conversation addresses the current national conversation on racism, police brutality, and criminal justice reform. It also touches upon the larger systemic US racial inequality — illuminated particularly by the COVID-19 pandemic — and poses future-oriented solutions for both citizens and leaders.

    Learn more about our program partners:
    - Los Angeles Urban League: www.laul.org
    - Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE): www.latinas.org
    - Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment: www.causeusa.org

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  • US Oil, OPEC, and the G20 with Dan Eberhart, CEO of Canary LLC

    On this LAWACTH Members Only livestream Dan Eberhart, CEO of Canary LLC, breaks down how the oil and energy sectors have been deeply affected by the byproducts of stay at home orders and the halting of international and domestic travel. Mr. Eberhart discusses the implications of the recent G20 agreement, and what he is advising the US Administration to do to prepare our country and protect oil producers.

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  • Perspectives on the Future of the Automobile

    Jeffrey Cole, University of Southern California

    Dan Eberhart, Canary

    Stefan Krause, EVelozcity

    Kent Kresa, Petersen Automotive Museum

    John Rossant, NewCities & LA CoMotion

    Dakota Semler, Thor Trucks

    Ryan Westrom, Ford Smart Mobility

    Brian Witten, Symantec

    Moderator: Terry McCarthy, Los Angeles World Affairs Council

    With the rapidly approaching transition to automated vehicles, the number of stakeholders in the transportation sector is quickly expanding. From energy and infrastructure to cyber security and technology start-ups, new opportunities and challenges are emerging. Each speakers with three minutes each will give their take on how we got here, where the industry is going and what we should watch out for as it goes there.
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  • Dan Schnur on President Trump

    Dan Schnur, political pollster, offers insight into the stark contrast of opinions in America on President Trump.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: http://www.lawac.org/
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  • Joel Pollak, Dan Schnur and Josh Lockman on Trump's First 100 Days

    As President Trump closed in on his first 100 days with a timely announcement about a plan to drastically cut taxes, the LA World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 2nd, with a former adviser to Hillary Clinton, Josh Lockman, senior Breitbart editor, Joel Pollak, and a political pollster, Dan Schnur, who all have very different views of Trump and his policies – reflecting the diversity of opinion nation-wide on the 45th President.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: http://www.lawac.org/
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  • Habana Compas Dance

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  • Joe Cirincione: “Pakistan is the Most Dangerous Country on Earth”

    3/3/15 Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and its domestic instability make it “the most dangerous country on earth.”
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  • President Paul Kagame

    President of Rwanda Paul Kagame addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and the UCLA Center for World Health, February 12, 2014.
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