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  • Zoot Suits and Race Relations During World War II
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    Zoot Suits and Race Relations During World War II

    Professor Luis Alvarez talked about the factors that led to the 1943 Los Angeles zoot suit riots. He describes race relations during the World War II era and how youth who wore zoot suits…

    593 views
  • Gaming and Solving World Problems
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    Gaming and Solving World Problems

    Jane McGonigal talked about the effects of gaming on health, education, and social issues, as well as the future of cloud computing. She talked about the use of the alternate realities in games to solve the…

    531 views
  • The Evolution of Facebook
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    The Evolution of Facebook

    Facebook Vice President of Products Chris Cox discussed the evolution of Facebook. Mr. Cox is an engineer who advises chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg on product development such as the “like” button, the…

    191 views
  • Microlending and Entrepreneurship
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    Microlending and Entrepreneurship

    Jessica Jackley, who started the microlending site Kiva, talked about her organization ProFounder, which provides tools for small business entrepreneurs to access start-up capital through crowd funding. She was…

    111 views
  • Social Networks and Social Justice
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    Social Networks and Social Justice

    Ben Rattray discussed the use of peer-to-peer communication to change public policy on issues from immigration to gay rights to product safety. He talked about how he founded his on-line petition site and many of…

    98 views
  • emRights Gone Wrongem
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    Rights Gone Wrong

    Richard Thompson Ford argues that civil rights laws have been misappropriated by individuals, special interest groups, and the political left and right for personal gain. The author…

    444 views
  • University of Calif San Diego Commencement
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    University of Calif. San Diego Commencement

    President Clinton spoke to graduates of the University of California, San Diego. In his remarks, he stressed the importance of diversity in U.S. society and the need for people of different ethnic…

    100 views
  • Family Values
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    Family Values

    Rep. Schroeder, who is retiring after 24 years in the House, spoke about the debate over family values and legislative assistance to families. She examined why there is such a strong debate…

    141 views
  • Capitalism The Cure for Racism Long
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    Capitalism: The Cure for Racism (Long)

    Professor Reisman spoke at the Objectivist Philosophy Club. In his remarks, he argued that affirmative action and other government programs have unintentionally limited the economic opportunities…

    190 views
  • Capitalism The Cure for Racism Short
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    Capitalism: The Cure for Racism (Short)

    Professor Reisman spoke at the Objectivist Philosophy Club. In his remarks, he argued that affirmative action and other government programs have unintentionally limited the economic…

    123 views
  • Candidates and Their Messages
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    Candidates and Their Messages

    In a Student Town Meeting, the participants talked about how candidates get their messages out through the media. They took questions from the audience.

    14 views