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Great Decisions S21: Session 4

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Great Decisions S21: Session 3

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TED Talks: Session 10

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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…

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Jair Bolsonaro and the Fate of Brazil's Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis, History Department Dr. Jacque Chase, Geography & Planning DepartmentCSU Chico The recent landslide election of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro represented a remarkable turn…

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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…

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Academic Senate 3-7-19

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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…

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Religion in the Public Sphere: Conflict or Dialogue?

Dr. Vernon Andrews San Jose State University Dr. Jason Clower CSU, Chico Dr. Andrew M. Flescher State University of New York, Stony Brook Dr. Katherine G. McCarthy CSU, Chico Dr. Sarah M. Pike…

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Mexico's Faltering Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico For 71 years, starting in 1929, Mexico was ruled by one political party, Partido Revoluncionario Institucional (PRI). As Dr. Stephen Lewis explains,…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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