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Rising Populism - Declining Democracy?

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU Chico News coverage frequently reports an increase in "populism" around the world. Dr. Jennifer Wilking (Political…

From  Jeff Layne on December 6th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Brexit

Dr. Jason Nice History Department CSU, Chico March 29? April 12? When, if ever, will the United Kingdom leave the European Union? Dr. Nice discusses the causes and consequences of the UK's…

From  Jeff Layne on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

From  Jeff Layne on November 7th, 2018 0 likes 38 plays 0  

The 2007 Electoral Crisis in Kenya: Ethnography of an International Response

Ariane Belanger-Vincent Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Ms. Belanger-Vincent’s paper draws largely from ethnographic research on the notion of the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 35 plays 0  

When Do the Ends Justify the Means: A Conversation About Machiavelli

Dr. John T. Scott Faculty, Department of Political Science, UC Davis A high level, influential Florentine official in the early 16th century, in 1513 Machiavelli was thrown out of office, tortured…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 173 plays 0  

The Third Branch v. Citizens United: The Root of the Evil

Jan Schlichtmann Nationally-Recognized Civil Litigation Attorney Jan Schlichtmann, one of the country’s eminent plaintiff’s attorneys, visited the CSU, Chico campus to make two…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Islam, Feminism, and Western Assumptions: Early 20th Century Women’s Activism in Iran and Turkey

Zavier Christian Wingham Student, University of Texas, Austin Mr. Wingham asserts that the Western news media portray all Muslim women as being the same, and also in a stereotypical, patriarchal…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 150 plays 0  

Democracy's Essentials: Free Speech & Government Accountability

Panel of Professional Journalists and Legal Experts A panel of journalists and legal experts discuss free speech issues in the field of journalism. They include: Peter Scheer, Executive Director of…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 96 plays 0