14,085Jun 7, 2011
Secretary Janet Napolitano on Terror Attacks
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talked about national security following the recent killing of Osama bin Laden, and ten years after the September 11, 2001, attacks. She also ...
3,345Apr 13, 2010
Book Discussion on Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire
Robert Perkinson, American studies professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, presents a history of America’s prison system and examines its roots in Texas. Mr. Perkinson ...
2,162Feb 10, 2012
Book Discussion on The United States of Fear
Tom Engelhardt argues that the U.S. government successfully used the threat of terrorism to scare the public into supporting increased spending on war, the military, and homeland security, leading ...
2,034Nov 20, 1999
President Clinton delivered the dinner address on the first night of the conference. The next morning world leaders talked about the changing role of government in the world. Among the ...
1,644Apr 29, 2013
Book Discussion on Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?
Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are ...
995Dec 14, 2010
Book Discussion on Beyond the Crash
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown talked about his book, Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization (Free Press, 2010). In the book, Mr. Brown talks about ...
983Dec 8, 2009
Book Discussion on Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War
Andre Schiffrin talked about the book he edited, Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America’s Leading Comic Artists (The New Press; October 6, ...
942Sep 13, 2011
Book Discussion on Allah, Liberty and Love
Irshad Manji talked to John Avlon about the impact of Islam in the United States over the next ten years. They examined how a new generation, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can re-shape ...
886Mar 31, 2011
Book Discussion on Ideal Illusions: How the U.S. Government Co-Opted Human Rights
James Peck argues that while the U.S. gives lip service about caring for human rights around the world, the reality is that it has used the idea of preserving human rights as a tool to expand its ...
840Apr 26, 2011
Book Discussion on Intern Nation
Ross Perlin talked about his book Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy. In his book he argues that internships are overrated and that they provide ...
823Oct 7, 2010
Book Discussion on The Frugal Superpower
Michael Mandelbaum argues that the era of an expansive U.S. foreign policy, which began with entry into WWII, is coming to an end due to financial constraints. He discussed how this would ...
758Sep 17, 2013
Book Discussion on Cyber War Will Not Take Place
Thomas Rid talked about his book, Cyber War Will Not Take Place, in which he argues that while there are real security concerns related to the internet, the idea of a future cyber war, which ...
654Mar 5, 2013
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Michael Gomez talked about the transatlantic slave trade from the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century, including the countries involved and the methods used in the procurement of ...
577Jun 27, 2011
Thomas Hoenig Remarks
Thomas M. Hoenig made the keynote address at a forum on the implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. He said that companies deemed as systemically important financial institutions ...
567Jun 27, 2011
Financial Regulations Law
Following Charles Taylor’s opening remarks, Michael Barr talked about the 2008 financial crisis and actions taken in response to the crisis through the 2010 financial regulations ...
566Feb 8, 2012
Prosecution of Wall Street Banks
NYU LAW SCHOOL
The Milbank Tweed Forum:
Prosecuting Wall Street
Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney Gen, Criminal Division ...
554Jun 27, 2011
Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
Former Troubled Asset Relief Program Inspector General Neil Barofsky talked to Charles Taylor about the lessons learned from the 2008 financial crisis. He also responded to questions from the ...
553Mar 4, 2009
Book Discussion on Letters from Black America
Pamela Newkirk presented the book she edited, Letters from Black America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; February 3, 2009). It is a history of African-American men and women through their ...
550Dec 1, 2011
Book Discussion on A Soldier's Dream
William Doyle tells the story of Captain Travis Patriquin, who was instrumental in gaining U.S. support for the 2006 “Sunni Awakening” which greatly reduced the influence of al-Qaeda in ...
530Apr 16, 2013
Book Discussion on Light without Fire
Scott Korb talked about his book, Light without Fire: The Making of America’s First Muslim College, in which he recounts the creation of the first four-year Muslim liberal arts college, ...
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