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    Civilians in War

    Panelists talked about how civilians are affected by war. Topics included whether or not civilian casualties are ever justified, how the civilian presence effects war planning, and the…

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    Political Predictions for 2014 and 2016 Elections

    Panelists discussed their forecasts for the political future of the United States. Panelists included both Democratic and Republican strategists, and topics included the 2014 midterm…

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    Media Coverage of Religion

    Jane Little, a British writer and broadcaster who became the first religious affairs correspondent for the BBC World Service, delivered the keynote address at a University of Colorado…

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    The Internet and the Human Brain

    Panelists talked about the effects of the Internet and new technology on the human brain and on child development. This program was part of the University of Colorado Annual Conference on…

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    Public Consumption Issues

    Panelists talked about the impact of mass public consumption on food waste and environmental degradation. They also responded to questions from the audience. This program was part of…

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    Uses of Twitter

    Panelists talked about uses for Twitter, and answered questions from audience members. Some of the uses they discussed were journalism, politics, revolutions, and…

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    Threats and Benefits of New Technology

    Panelists talked about advertisement targeting and profiling in new forms of technology, including social media. The event was hosted by the University of Colorado Law School which…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Supreme Court and the law. In her remarks she said she thought the court would address the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…

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    U.S. Foreign Aid Programs

    Panelists talked about the amount of foreign aid given by the United States. Carrie Hessler-Radelet in her opening statement said, “Most Americans vastly overestimate how much we…

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    Women in Business

    Business leaders offered advice to young women on breaking through the “glass ceiling.” Topics included pay equity women in leadership, diversity, women and men’s brain…

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    Climate Change, The Economy, and Health

    Panelists talked about the effects of climate change on the world economy, environment, and health. Among the topics the addressed were the potential adverse affects of climate change,…

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    Abundance in 1950s and 1960s America

    History professor Thomas Zeiler used slides as he lectured a class at the University of Colorado in Boulder on American abundance and prosperity in the 1950s and early-1960s.

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    Rebranding Republicans

    “Rebranding Republicans: Don’t Misunderestimate Us” was a panel at the 61st Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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    Reforming the Federal Communications Commission

    After introductory remarks, Gigi Sohn moderated a panel discussion of the future of the Federal Communications Commission. Topics included how the FCC can do better job in the future…

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    Reforming the Federal Communications Commission

    Former FCC chairs Reed Hundt and William Kennard discussed the future of the commission under President-Elect Obama’s new administration. Moderator Gigi Kohn listed ideas…

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    Historical Perspectives on the Federal Communications Commission

    Phil Weiser moderated a panel discussion, titled “The Past as Prologue: Lessons From History on the Road to Reform,” on how well the Federal Communications Commission has…

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    Book Discussion on On the Justice of Roosting Chickens

    Professor Churchill spoke about the controversy surrounding his book On the Justice of Roosting Chickens: Reflections on the Consequences of U.S. Imperial Arrogance and Criminality,…

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    Book Discussion on Something in the Soil

    Professor Limerick talked about her book Something in the Soil: Legacies and Reckoning in the New West, published by W.W. Norton. She described the history of the American West …

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