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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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Are Trump's Sanctions Stifling Change in Cuba?

Dr. Kate Transchel History Department CSU ChicoDr. Kate Transchel is Chico State's resident expert on the history of Russia and the Soviet Union. In this presentation, she offers her impressions…

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ON FIRE: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein Journalist & Author Senior Correspondent, The Intercept Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and New York Times bestselling author. In a special talk, she joins…

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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

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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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When Consipicuous Consumption Isnt't Cool: Women and Consumer Culture in Cuba

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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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China’s New Population Crisis

Dr. Chunyan Song Sociology Department CSU, Chico Dr. Song begins her story being born and raised in Linyi, of the Shandong Province in China. She talks about her experiences of always sharing a room…

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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…

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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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Hidden In Plain Sight: American Indians and the American Master Narrative

American Indians are often left out of the traditional American Narrative. Lisa Emmerich reveals the covering up of the dark history between Native Americans and Europeans. The lack of basic rights…

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Car Smarts

Bernie Knaus New Autos Inc. http://www.newautosinc.com/ How can you tell if a car dealership is honest, and how do you know if you are being taken "for a ride"? Bernie Wallmark points…

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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Seminar

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Green Race: Building Sustainable Economies and Resilient Communities for Our Future

Dune Lankard Alaskan Native environmental activist and sustainable fishing entrepreneur The CSU, Chico student who introduces Dune Lankard for this presentation describes him as “one of…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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