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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 44

    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. This week Dan analyzes:
    1. Biden vs the Left: Looking For Common Ground on Minimum Wage, Student Loans and More
    2. He’s Back: Trump Goes to CPAC
    3. What is Biden’s Plan For the Middle East?

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

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  • Workplace Automation: Opportunities, Ethical Challenges, & Brave New World

    On one hand, automation improves the lives of employees by acting as a virtual assistant, there to assist employees with rotary tasks like keying in invoices into their software systems or making PowerPoints. But on the other hand, there are also people who may be left behind or even marginalized by biased automated decision making algorithms.

    Hosted by the LAWACTH Young Professionals, this discussion tackles the current state of automation and wrestles with how the future of workplace automation can be ethical and promote societal well-being.

    The conversation is led by:
    - Eve Psalti, Head of Strategic Platforms at Google Cloud
    - Joanna Robinson, Senior Vice President of Consulting Services at CGI
    - Rachel Whaley, Technology Lead at LA Tech4Good
    - Jerome Hsiang (Moderator) - Young Professionals Board Chair
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 42

    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. This week Dan analyzes:

    1) After Impeachment: How Should We Remember January 6?
    2) Biden’s Latin America Challenge — Immigration and Much More

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

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  • LA’s Newest Threat: COVID-19 Mutations with Cedars-Sinai Researcher's Jasmine Plummer & Eric Vail

    This livestream focuses on COVID-19 mutations and public health mitigation strategies. It features Eric Vail, MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Director of Molecular Pathology at Cedars-Sinai, and Jasmine Plummer, PhD, Research Scientist for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Vail and Dr. Plummer were co-corresponding authors of the research on CAL.20C. The discussion is moderated by local journalist and Los Angeles magazine contributor, Jon Regardie.

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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 41

    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. This week Dan analyzes:

    1) What Will Biden’s First Big Compromise Be?
    2) Why the Trump Impeachment Still Matters
    3) Biden’s New Path on Russia: No More Mr. Nice Guy

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

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/​
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 40

    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. This week Dan analyzes:

    1) Bipartisanship or Bust: Can Biden Cut a Covid Deal with Congress?
    2) The China Challenge: A New President Faces Old Challenges
    3) When Can We Get America’s Students Back in the Classroom?

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

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 39

    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. This week Dan analyzes:

    1. Now Comes the Hard Part: Biden Takes on Covid
    2. What Happens to the Trump Impeachment Now?
    3. America on the World Stage: Biden’s International Agenda

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

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/
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  • Future of US Policy in Afghanistan: Human Rights, US Military Presence, & Confronting the Taliban

    This livestream conversation addresses the future of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, featuring a diverse panel of experts:
    - Patricia Gossman: Associate Asia Director of Human Rights Watch (BRUSSELS)
    - Hosna Jalil: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs
    - Dr. Asfandyir Mir: Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation
    - Michael O’Hanlon: Co-Director of Brookings’ Center for Security, Strategy, and Technology
    - Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili (Moderator): Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh

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  • A Conversation with Futurist Juan Enriquez, hosted by UCLA Anderson Professor Terry Kramer

    This livestream, co-presented with the UCLA Anderson School of Management, features a discussion with futurist, polymath, venture capitalist, and author Juan Enriquez moderated by UCLA Anderson Professor Terry Kramer.

    They dive into Enriquez' new book "Right/Wrong: How Technology Transforms Our Ethics." Listen now for a fascinating conversation about the relationship between technology and ethics — and how this dynamic can help us solve today’s diverse problems to build better societies.

    You can purchase Juan Enriquez’s book "Right/Wrong: How Technology Transforms Our Ethics" online from Chevalier’s Books here: https://bookshop.org/books/right-wrong-how-technology-transforms-our-ethics/9780262044424

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus with Dan Schnur | Episode 38

    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. This week Dan analyzes:

    1. Biden Takes Office: What to Watch For in the First 100 Days
    2. What Does Trump’s Future Hold?
    3. Providing Security For the Capitol — and the Rest of Us

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

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/
    And make sure to follow us on social:
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