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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 21 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 116 plays 0  

Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections

Dr. Richard Hasen Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case removed restraints…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

The Supreme Court, the Slaughter-House Cases, and the Retreat from Reconstruction

Dr. Michael Ross, History Professor, University of Maryland In this lecture, Dr. Michael Ross tackles a long-standing debate of whether the U.S. Supreme Court intentionally undermined…

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

Slavery on Free Soil: California's Unfree Past

Dr. Stacey Smith Associate Professor, Oregon State University When one thinks of 19th Century slavery in the U.S., one usually thinks of the Southern States that comprised the Confederate side in…

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