China's Economy and the U.S. Stock Market
Professor Pieter Bottelier talked about the recent fall in the U.S. stock market, as well as China’s economy and its influence on U.S. markets.195 views
Robots in Manufacturing
John Markoff talked about the use of robots in manufacturing to complete tasks normally done by human employees and the impact robots and other technology could have on the U.S. workforce.132 views
2015 National Fair Housing Conference, Fair Housing Act
Former Vice President and Senator Walter Mondale (D-MN) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke at the 2015 National Fair Housing Training and Policy Conference. about the Fair Housing Act. Mr. Mondale discussed his co-sponsorship of the 1968 Fair Housing Act and the challenges he encountered in getting it passed through Congress. Senator Tim Kaine described the challenges in enforcing the law as a fair housing attorney. Other speakers included Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro, who made opening remarks.174 views
The event began with a two-minute HUD promotional video.
Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka
Richard Trumka spoke with reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on the state of the labor movement, the economy, and presidential politics.198 views
President Obama on Climate Change
President Obama delivered remarks on climate change, calling it a problem that was happening here and now, and appealed to the Arctic nations to come together to combat its impact before the harm to the environment and planet passed the point of no return.824 views
This was part of the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
State Department Daily Briefing
Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including violent clashes outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev and the release of some of former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s emails.525 views