Filter by

University of Chicago
Showing 1 - 20 of 49 Show 49
  • [alt text]

    Tim Pawlenty Remarks on the Economy and Jobs

    Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty outlined his plan for growing the economy, creating jobs, and reducing the national debt. In his speech he accused President Obama of…

    13,768 views
  • [alt text]

    Mitt Romney on the Economy

    Mitt Romney talked about the economy at the University of Chicago on the day before the Illinois primary. In his speech he declared that President Obama was “attacking economic…

    6,654 views
  • [alt text]

    Representative Baird on Terrorism

    Representative Brian Baird (D-WA) spoke about U.S. efforts to combat terrorism, the psychology of terrorism, and ways in which partisan politics and “group think” affect…

    3,880 views
  • [alt text]

    Robert Pape on Terrorism

    Robert Pape talked about a sub-project of the University of Chicago’s Project on Security and Terrorism on “suicide terrorism,” which compiles statistics and keeps a…

    1,745 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on Dollarocracy

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, in which they argue that the large increase in…

    1,668 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance

    Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, in which she examined anti-Muslim bigotry in the West since the…

    1,404 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

    Lester Brown talked about his book [Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (W.W. Norton & Co.; substantially revised edition, October 5, 2009). He presents his thesis on how best to…

    1,389 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on The Devil in the White City

    Mr. Larson talked about his book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America, published by Crown Publishers. In the book…

    900 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on Good Derivatives

    Richard Sandor argued that while exotic financial products played a large role in the 2008 economic collapse, there are ways to harness the power of the financial products industry to…

    827 views
  • [alt text]

    Terrorism and Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Three panels at a day-long forum on terrorism focused on the future of terrorism and U.S. responses to the threat of terrorism. Among the topics addressed were terrorist tactics and…

    790 views
  • [alt text]

    2012 Presidential Election

    Panelists spoke about the 2012 presidential election campaign. Among the topics they addressed were the Republican primary election in South Carolina the following Saturday, President…

    764 views
  • [alt text]

    2008 Financial Crisis, Economic Advisors Panel

    Economic advisors from the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations talked about the economic impact of the 2008 financial crisis. David Wessel moderated.

    “2008 Revisited: The…

    756 views
  • [alt text]

    Nobel Peace Laureates Summit

    Former presidents and Nobel Peace Prize winners spoke about the challenges to world peace and prosperity. Among the topics they addressed were terrorism, nuclear weapons, the world…

    733 views
  • [alt text]

    Political Response to 2008 Financial Crisis

    A panel discussion was held analyzing the political response to the 2008 economic crisis and the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the $700 billion program intended to stabilize the…

    665 views
  • [alt text]

    Hip-Hop and Women

    A community roundtable addressed the question, “Does Hip-Hop Hate Women?” The panelists talked about their books on the topic and responded to audience members' comments and…

    552 views
  • [alt text]

    Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election

    Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the…

    548 views
  • [alt text]

    2008 Financial Crisis, Financial Analysts Panel

    Financial analysts discussed the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included the housing market and government regulation. They listed student loans and retirement accounts as concerns…

    515 views
  • [alt text]

    2008 Financial Crisis and Regulatory Changes

    Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials talked about changes made to the nation’s financial system after the 2008…

    508 views
  • [alt text]

    2008 Economic Crisis Revisited

    Former Bush administration Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Obama senior presidential adviser David Axelrod talked about the 2008 financial crisis. They discussed some of the…

    434 views
  • [alt text]

    Presidential Campaign Fundraising and the 2012 Election

    Julianna Smoot and Spencer Zwick, the respective fundraising managers for the Obama and Romney 2012 presidential campaigns, talked about the record fundraising amounts raised during the…

    389 views
  • Load 20 More