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    President Obama Town Hall Meeting on the Supreme Court

    President Obama participated in a town hall meeting with students, faculty, and local judges at the University of Chicago Law School where President Obama taught constitutional law for over…

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    Police Reform and Public Security

    Professor Tracey Meares spoke about police accountability, effectiveness, and lawfulness, as well as law enforcement reforms in states around the country. She was introduced by…

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    Book Discussion on Leo Strauss

    Robert Howse talked about his book, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace, about the life and career of the late University of Chicago professor Leo Strauss and discusses the influence that Strauss has…

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    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…

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    Presidential Politics

    David Axelrod, an adviser to both of President Obama presidential campaigns, talked about his life and career in journalism and politics. Topics included campaign finance and ads, Mitt…

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    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…

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    Nobel Peace Laureates on Investing in Peace

    Panelists spoke about issues like poverty, climate change, human rights violations, and war as some of the challenges facing global societies. They also responded to questions from the…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Beyond the War on Terror

    Participants in a day-long forum on U.S. military policy and terrorism spoke about a number of issues. Admiral Roughead spoke about the role of the Navy in national security and…

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    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…

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    Zalmay Khalilzad on Terrorism

    Former Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad spoke about terrorism and efforts to combat terrorist groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In his remarks he said he wanted the U.S. to remain the…

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    Thomas Kean on Terrorism

    Former Governor Thomas Kean spoke about the investigation into the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the pace of implementing recommendations made by the 9/11…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.). He presents his thesis on how best to save mankind. Beyond stabilizing global…

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    Economic Theories for a Global Recovery

    A panel discussion was held on the origins of the global recession and what the financial sector will look like in a post-recession economy. Topics included regulation and…

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