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  • emThe Dangerous Case of Donald Trumpem
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    The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

    Yale Professor Bandy Lee and scholars in the fields of law, political science, history, climatology, and social psychology, discussed the mental health of President Trump.

  • Democratic Agenda at State and Local Levels
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    Democratic Agenda at State and Local Levels

    Democratic legislators from around the country participated in the annual State Innovation Exchange conference. In this portion, entrepreneur Adam Pritzker, a Columbia University professor, and a former New…

  • emA World of Three Zerosem
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    A World of Three Zeros

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, A World of Three Zeros, about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia…

  • National Security and President John F Kennedy Part 1
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    National Security and President John. F. Kennedy, Part 1

    Historians and authors talked about national security during John F. Kennedy’s presidency. Topics included President Kennedy’s “Peace Speech” at American University, and the growth in power of…

  • emThe Age of Sustainable Developmentem
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    The Age of Sustainable Development

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book The Age of Sustainable Development, in which he presents a sustainable development plan to counter global issues, such as poverty, political corruption,…

  • Natl Action Network Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
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    Realize the Dream Rally and March

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and…

  • emTo Move the Worldem
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    To Move the World

    Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace, in which he recounts President John F. Kennedy’s pursuit of…

  • Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America
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    Tavis Smiley Presents, Poverty in America

    Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget.…

  • Panel Discussion on the Global Economy
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    Panel Discussion on the Global Economy

    Robert Silvers moderated a panel discussion on the current global economic crisis. Topics included the problems with the euro such as the economy of Greece, the recession in the U.S., the future strength of…

  • Books on the End of Poverty
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    Books on the End of Poverty

    A panel of economists and economic historians discussed historical and modern day efforts to reduce poverty. The discussion was based on books written by Professors Gareth Stedman Jones and…

  • Poverty Issues
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    Poverty Issues

    Panelists spoke about poverty in America and around the world, violence and civic disengagement amongst poor populations, and efforts by various groups to redress poverty. Among the issues they addressed…

  • Government Assistance to Automotive Industry
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    Government Assistance to Automotive Industry

    Automobile industry executives from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors testified about their request for federal financial assistance to the domestic automotive industry. They had requested…

  • Auto Industry Assistance Panel on Impact
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    Auto Industry Assistance, Panel on Impact

    Witnesses testified about the financial state of the automobile industry and their request for $25 billion in emergency federal aid to avoid collapse. Among the issues they addressed were…

  • emCommon Wealth Economics for a Crowded Planetem
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    Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book, Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, in which he outlines what he calls a new global economic paradigm that addresses problems in the…

  • emEscaping the Resource Curseem
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    Escaping the Resource Curse

    Jeffrey Sachs and a panel of experts discussed the book he co-edited, Escaping the Resource Curse, a joint effort of the Revenue Watch Institute and Columbia University’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue.…

  • emThe End of Poverty  Economic Possibilitiesem
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    The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, published by Penguin Press, about how to end poverty around the world by the year 2025.…

  • UN Report on Global Poverty
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    U.N. Report on Global Poverty

    Mr. Sachs spoke via telephone about a report on global poverty and assistance to developing nations.

  • Political Crisis in Haiti
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    Political Crisis in Haiti

    Witnesses testified about the insurgency in Haiti that forced President Aristide to resign and go into exile. Among the topics they addressed were the international response to the turmoil,…

  • Operations in Iraq
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    Operations in Iraq

    Participants talked about reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the justifications given for going to war, U.S. interests in the region, the search for…

  • Impact of Global Diseases
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    Impact of Global Diseases

    Participants talked about whether the international economy can prosper if the health conditions around the world do not improve. They focused on many countries that have provided programs…

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