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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  

Canada: Our Friendly Neighbour to the North

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU, Chico Canada is the second largest country in the world and sits just to the north of the United States with the longest…

From  Jeff Layne on February 21st, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

What Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

From  Jeff Layne on February 1st, 2019 0 likes 110 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  

What Happened? The 2016 Presidential Election in Historical Perspective

Dr. Robert Tinkler History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Laird Easton History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Jeff Livingston History Department CSU, Chico Please note the audio was recorded low.…

From  Jeff Layne on February 6th, 2017 0 likes 414 plays 0  

Sex Trafficking

Shamere McKenzie Chief Executive Officer, Sun Gate Foundation Keisha Head Secretary, Board of Directors, Sun Gate Foundation Two survivors come together for a powerful presentation about sex…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 95 plays 0  

Islam and Fashion in a Transnational Context

Allison Brooke Yates Student, Indiana University Ms. Yates explains how a group of Muslim women living in the United States interpret Muslim fashion. She interviewed those women, as well as Muslim…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Obstacles to Democratic Goals of Social Movements: A Case Study of Egypt’s Post Arab Spring

Lila Wael Raouf Student, Indiana University Ms. Raouf starts out by posing the question, “Why do social movements sometimes not reach their original goals of democracy?” She notes that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 39 plays 0  

(Challenges of) Democracy in China

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Faculty, Political Science Department, California State University, Chico Dr. Wilking’s presentation is based on three questions: What are the prospects for democracy…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 69 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  

The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Jonathan Miller & Seth Thomas Portland State University Students The presenters give a history of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, from its roots in the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the early…

From  Jeff Layne on September 8th, 2016 0 likes 45 plays 0