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    Inequality in America

    Katrina Vanden Heuval, Robert Reich, Van Jones, and others talked about inequality in America. Among the topics they covered were voter turnout, wealth distribution, the 2016 presidential…

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    Cornel West Remarks at the International Drone Summit

    Cornel West was a featured speaker at a summit on drones, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance.” He talked about the relationship between the military and Wall Street.

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    Witness to an Extreme Century

    Robert Jay Lifton talked about his life and his work on such subjects as the Nazis, the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the Communist revolution in China, and the Vietnam War. He spoke…

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    Naomi Klein in Conversation with Raj Patel

    Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica Radio’s Democracy Now!, talks to Raj Patel, author of “The Value of Nothing” and Naomi Klein, author of “The Shock Doctrine,” about their books, the economy,…

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    Memorial Service for Studs Terkel

    A memorial was held for author and radio host Studs Terkel, who died on October 31, 2008, at the age of 96. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985, and is best remembered for…

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    Becoming a Journalist

    Moderated by Mr. Dionne, the closing plenary session consisted of panel members discussing the topic, “Why Becoming a Journalist Matters.” Topics included many stories of their experiences,…

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    Covering Corporate America

    Moderated by Laura Flanders, the national conference for journalism consisted of panel members discussing the topic, “Covering Corporate America.” Topics included many stories of their…

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    The Importance of Opinion Journalism

    Victor Navasky spoke on “The Importance of Opinion Journalism” at a national conference for journalism at the headquarters of Center for American Progress. Topics included social…

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    The Press and Democracy

    Campus Progress held a national conference for journalism students at the headquarters of Center for American Progress. Topics included future of journalism and opportunities as a…

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    The Art of Political Reporting

    Moderated by Jen Palmieri, national conference for journalism students consisted of panel members discussing the topic, “ The Art of Political Reporting.” Topics included many stories of…

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    The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past

    Mr. Friedman moderated a panel titled “Secret Histories: Uncovering the Past and Influencing the Present” with CBS correspondent Morley Safer and authors who have written book-length…

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    Wal-Mart's Business Practices

    Teams from two magazines debated Wal-Mart’s business practices and impact on communities. The team from The Economist, Ben Edwards and Steve Malanga, argued “yes” to the question, “Is Wal-Mart good for…

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    Death Penalty

    The participants debated the resolution that called for the abolishment of the death penalty in the United States. Mr. Koch moderated the debate and presented questions to the participants.…

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    America's Role in the World

    Editors of The Nation and The Economist debated the question, “The U.S. Role in the World: Protector or Predator?” After their presentations they answered audience members' questions.…

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    Democratic Policy Town Hall Meeting

    Prominent liberal politicians and intellectuals discussed the Democratic party platform. They disagreed with the trend of Democratic leaders to move towards the center. They also outlined…

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    State of the Media

    Panelists talked about the current state of the media and the blurring of lines between politically oriented magazines and more commercial magazines. They also discussed the onslaught of…

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    History of the Past 50 Years

    The participants reflected on the year 1945 and discussed the history of the past 50 years. They also answered questions from the audience.

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