Shelby Steele, Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution; Author, Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country
The United States today is hopelessly polarized. The political right and left have hardened into rigid and deeply antagonistic camps, preventing any sort of progress. Amid the bickering and inertia, the promise of the 1960s – when many people came together to fight for equality and universal justice – remains unfulfilled. Read more »
Rohila Jalali, B.A., Business Administration Nangyalai Attal, B.A., English Language and Literature, 2014 UN Youth Courage Awardee Akmal Siddiqu, B.A., Finance and Management Ihsanullah Shagiwal, B.A., Business Administration Atta Arghandiwal, Author, Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story – Moderator Read more »
About the only thing conservatives and liberals agree upon is that the American political system is dysfunctional. But what are the causes and what might be the cure? Larry Kramer, currently president of the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation and formerly a constitutional law scholar, will discuss the origins of the problem and efforts being undertaken by the foundation to address the issue.