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Brain Drain: Trends in Bulgarian Emigration

Dr. Desislava Pedeva-Fazlic CSU, Chico History Department How does emigration affect countries of origin? Are they losing their most educated people? Do their economies benefit, or do they suffer…

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Achieving Inevitability

Larry Kopald Co-Founder & President The Carbon Underground Larry Kopald shares how his company, The Carbon Underground, accelerates the adoption of regenerative agriculture to draw down carbon…

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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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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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Academic Senate 4-5-18

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Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

Cheri Chastain Sustainability Manager Sierra Nevada Brewing Company The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, founded and still headquartered in Chico, is known not only for its award-winning beers, but…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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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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Climate Changes Everything for Everyone

Dune Lankard Alaskan Representative Center for Biological Diversity Dune Lankard discusses the impacts of climate change on the 31 rural villages along the Alaskan coast. Communities, wildlife,…

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Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

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Inequality: Why It Doesn't Work, Can't Work, and Why It Threatens Resiliency

Dr. Scott McNall Founder, CSU, Chico Institute for Sustainable Development Dr. Scott McNall believes that both democracy and the efforts to create a sustainable society are threatened by…

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Sangre, Sudor y Lagrimas: Migrant Farm Workers and the Claims of Justice

Susanna Boxall Faculty, Philosophy Department and Comparative Religion and Humanities Department, CSU, Chico Susanna Boxall points out that undocumented migrant farm workers in the United States,…

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Agriculture 2050: Can the world's farmers feed a growing population without damaging the environment?

Dr. Bruce Hicks Faculty, Department of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, Butte College Dr.Hicks looks at where agriculture is today and where it is likely to be in 2050, given population…

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A Discussion of Naomi Klein's book This Changes Everything

Dr. Tom Imhoff and Dr. Randy Larsen, Faculty, Philosophy Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Mark Stemen, Faculty, Geography and Planning Department, CSU, Chico In her 2014 book, “This Changes…

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The Assault on Public Workers Pension

Dr. George Wright Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, CSU, Chico Co-Founder, United Public Workers for Action Political Science Professor Emeritus George Wright presents a…

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