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Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: Robert Reich on Class Warfare in America

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The 15th annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture & Young Activist Award will present Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley, speaking on Class Warfare...

David O’Sullivan on The EU and the International Trade Agenda 2009-2014

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With G8 leaders pledging to conclude the Doha Round of trade talks in the World Trade Organisation, and President Obama stressing the need to integrate the poorest nations into the global economy during his visit to G...

Authors@Google: Michael Bloomberg

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits Google's Mountain View, CA, headquarters for a conversation with Google VP Sheryl Sandberg.

Noam Chomsky: An Uninformed Electorate Votes Against Its Best Interests.

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Noam Chomsky explains how public opinion and political policy differ and why often undecided voters vote for policies that are opposite public opinion.

Alternative Energy and the Americas

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Stanford R. Ovshinsky has been called "the modern world's most important energy visionary." His career has combined path-breaking scientific work, the creation of new industries and a deep commitment to "make a better...

Conversations With History – John Mearsheimer & Steve Walt

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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professors John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Steve Walt of Harvard University for a discussion of how domestic politics influences the making of U.S. policy o...

UC Berkeley Professor Oliver Williamson wins the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics

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Williamson, the Edgar F. Kaiser Professor Emeritus of Business, Economics and Law at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and a professor of economics in the College of Letters and Science, shares the 2009 prize with...

YouTube, Blogs, Texting, the Web: How Are New Media Changing Politics?

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How have New Media influenced elections and political governance, and shaped the language of civic engagement? Hear this panel sponsored by the Goldman School's Class of '68 Center on Civility & Democratic Engagem...

Failed Metaphors and A New Environmentalism for the 21st Century

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Peter Kareiva, chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy, where he is responsible for developing and helping to implement science-based conservation throughout the organization and for forging new linkages with partn...

Howard Dean: Let’s Drive Over the Fiscal Cliff

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Howard Dean: Any politician who tells the American people there aren't going to be any sacrifices for everybody is a liar and I do not want the sacrifices to be on the backs of the middle class.

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