October 2012

GMO: Label or Not?

Thu, Oct 25 2012 - 6:00pm

GMO: Label or Not?

Jesus Arredondo, Principal and Founder, Advantage Government Consulting LLC
Kent Bradford, Ph.D., Director of the Seed Biotechnology Center, University of California, Davis
Ken Cook, President, Environmental Working Group
Jessica Lundberg, Lundberg Family Farms

Proposition 37 on the upcoming California ballot is a high-stakes food fight with national implications. Read more »

The Mind, Madness and Gun Violence

Thu, Nov 1 2012 - 6:00pm

The Mind, Madness and Gun Violence Read more »

Henry Brady: A Political Prognosis for the Presidential Race and its Aftermath

Fri, Oct 26 2012 - 12:00pm

A Political Prognosis for the Presidential Race and its Aftermath

Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley

Eleven days before the election, Dean Brady will delve into the details of electoral politics, laying out the reality of the processes of our democracy, how they played out in this election cycle, what we can expect to happen on election night, and what shifts he anticipates in the political landscape if those expectations are realized.

MLF:  Humanities
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Thomas Countryman, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, International Security and Nonproliferation

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Fri, Oct 26 2012 - 12:00pm

Addressing Next-Generation Proliferation Challenges

Thomas Countryman, U.S. Assistant Secretary, International Security and Nonproliferation
Paul Carroll, Program Director, Ploughshares Fund - Moderator

The nuclear threat did not die with the Cold War, and with nations such as Iran and North Korea indicating they're not afraid to flex their nuclear muscles, the U.S. and the world need to be ready to figure out what to do next. Read more »

Jon Meacham, Contributing Editor for Time and Author of "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power"

Thu, Nov 29 2012 - 6:00pm

Jon Meacham

Contributing Editor, Time magazine; Author, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Dr. Joseph Fink, President Emeritus, Dominican University of California - Moderator

Thomas Jefferson hated confrontation, and yet, according to Meacham, his understanding of power and human nature enabled him to prevail. Read more »