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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Running a University During a Pandemic

Online discussion held Tuesday, March 24, 2020 to discuss how colleges and universities are handling the pandemic:

Hosted by Torie Bosch, ...

Thursday, March 19, 2020
The Fate of Civil Liberties in National Crises

Discussion on Thursday, March 19, 2020 on how our civil liberties are affected by times of crisis:

Hosted by Mark Joseph Stern, Staff Writer, Slate; Jennifer Daskal, Professor and Faculty...

Thursday, March 05, 2020
Everything You Know about Shark Conservation is Wrong

Despite their fearsome reputation, sharks have more to fear from humans than we do from them. Sharks are some of the most threatened animals in the world, with rapid and alarming...

Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Coronavirus: What is it and how do we prepare for it?

Coronavirus, COVID-19, is rapidly spreading throughout the world and, as of this week, the outbreak has infected more than 80,000 people from 53 countries and growing. As cases spread and fears of...

Monday, February 24, 2020
Redefining Free Speech for the Digital Age

The internet has set us free. The internet will destroy our democracy. Both the utopian and apocalyptic hype share a common belief that there is something unprecedented about the...

Friday, February 21, 2020
Fred Kaplan, The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

In his new book, The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War, Fred Kaplan takes us into the White House Situation Room, the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s “Tank” in the...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Lessons from the Yellow Vests, Grand Debates, and Citizen Assembly on Climate in France

Can citizen assemblies help overcome political gridlock and offer a route to effective national climate policies?

In France, rising diesel prices and a proposed gasoline tax to...

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Terrorism: A Review of the Current Threat Landscape

Nick Rasmussen, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), outlines his most pressing terrorism concerns: domestic, AQ/ISIS, and state-sponsored terrorism. He examines...

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Kickstarting the Digital Heartland

Policymakers have long struggled to close a digital divide that leaves millions without access to broadband internet service. In recent years, another digital divide has emerged that involves the...

Tuesday, February 04, 2020
America's Other Muslims - Imam W.D. Mohammed and the Making of American Islam

American Muslim Revivalist and son of the original Nation of Islam leader, Imam W.D. Mohammed (1933–2008) made a substantial contribution to the intellectual, spiritual, and philosophical...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
What will it take to transition to a sustainable future?

Solutions to the critical and complex challenges of sustainability (such as deep decarbonization, food sufficiency, and equitable water and energy access) demand collaborations...

Monday, January 13, 2020
Guantanamo in 2020 - What is the Future of the Prison Camp after Eighteen Years?

January 11, 2020, marks the 18th anniversary of the opening of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, which was established in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. It also marks the start of the...