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Lord John Alderdice: If Ireland can find Peace, what chance for Israel?

Lord John Alderdice addresses the value and the limits of 'lessons learnt' from the Irish Peace Process and the problems of implementing them in the Middle East. September, 2010.

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The City After Abandonmen...
Margaret Dewar, June Manning Thomas, and commentator John Gallagher discuss "The City After Abandonment" book findings and what these suggest about th...

Thumbnail for: Michigan's recession and recovery: opportunities for the research, non-profit, and civic engagement communities panel

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Michigan's recession and ...
Sarah Burgard, Sheldon Danziger, Harvey Hollins III, Bill O'Brien, Rochelle Riley, and Kristin S. Seefeldt discuss Michigan's recession and recovery a...

Thumbnail for: Dick Costolo: The power of Twitter as a communication tool

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Dick Costolo: The power o...
Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, talks about the power of Twitter as a communication tool. November, 2012. This event was co-sponsored by the Ford School...

Thumbnail for: Edward Luck and Brad Roth: Responsibility to protect debate

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Edward Luck and Brad Roth...
This Ford Policy Union event will feature a debate on the Responsibility to Protect, a principle emphasizing the responsibility of governments and int...

Thumbnail for: Glenn Loury: Race, incarceration, and American values

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Glenn Loury: Race, incarc...
In this Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies talk, Glenn Loury discusses race, incarceration, and American values. September, 2012.

Thumbnail for: 25% by 2025: Michigan's renewable energy ballot proposition panel

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25% by 2025: Michigan's r...
Eric Lupher, Sanya Carley & Thomas P. Lyon examine Proposal 3, the 25% renewable energy by 2025 Michigan ballot proposal. October, 2012.

Thumbnail for: Sean Reardon: Income inequality and educational outcomes

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Sean Reardon: Income ineq...
Sean Reardon describes his research findings from three studies that examine the relationship of income and income inequality to educational outcomes....

Thumbnail for: Doug Elmendorf: Choices for federal spending and taxes

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Doug Elmendorf: Choices f...
Doug Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, talks about the current fiscal challenges facing the United States. In this lecture he pr...

Thumbnail for: Jared Bernstein & Charles Murray: The Other America: Then & Now

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Jared Bernstein & Charles...
Syndicated columnist, Clarence Page, moderates this debate between Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray on the future of inequality in America. Septembe...

Thumbnail for: Michael Hayden: Law, policy, and the war on al-Qaida: An emerging consensus?

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Michael Hayden: Law, poli...
Michael Hayden: Law, policy, and the war on al-Qaida: An emerging consensus? September 7, 2012.

Thumbnail for: Margaret Spellings: Kids v. Adults: How Politics and Policy Conspire to Leave Children Behind

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Margaret Spellings: Kids ...
Margaret Spellings discusses the past, present and future of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and educational reform. March, 2012.

Thumbnail for: Michigan's Controversial Emergency Manager Law: A panel discussion on fundamental issues of governance

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Michigan's Controversial ...
Roger Fraser, Joseph Harris, Brandon A. Jessup, Dayne Walling, and moderator Brian A. Jacob discuss the proposed Michigan emergency manager law. March...

Thumbnail for: John Dingell: What's gone so wrong with Congress?

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John Dingell: What's gone...
Congressman John Dingell comments on the issues facing Congress in 2012 and takes questions from the audience. Feburary, 2012.

Thumbnail for: Congressman Eric Cantor: House Majority Leader, 112th Congress

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Congressman Eric Cantor: ...
Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, 112th Congress discusses his family history, Congressional activities, and directions for America. October, 2011.

Thumbnail for: Mark Jacobson: Afghanistan and Beyond

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Mark Jacobson: Afghanista...
Mark Jacobson discusses the current situation in Afghanistan as well as discussing the future of the country and U.S. policy. October 2011.

Thumbnail for: Sultan Al Qassemi: Social media as a change agent in the Middle East

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Sultan Al Qassemi: Social...
Sultan Al Qassemi, scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator talks about the role of social media as a change agent in the Middle East. ...

Thumbnail for: The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: States React. Courts Consider. Coverage Expands. What's Next?

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The 2010 Patient Protecti...
Nicholas Bagley, Genevieve Kenney, Chris Priest, and moderator Thomas Buchmueller share their views on logistic and legal realities of the Affordable ...

Thumbnail for: Climate Change in the Great Lakes Basin: Policy Options and Public Opinion panel

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Climate Change in the Gre...
Christopher Borick, Erick Lachapelle, Barry Rabe and moderator Don Scavia reviews current policy commitments and provide an overview of public opinion...

Thumbnail for: The Middle East: U.S. Interests and Policies

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The Middle East: U.S. Int...
This panel discussion focuses on how politics, conflict and oil affect U.S. interests and policies in the greater Middle East region. February 16, 2011.

Thumbnail for: Does Size Matter? The Role of Small High Schools in Reforming Public Education panel

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Does Size Matter? The Rol...
Howard S. Bloom, Brian Jacob, Johnathon Matthews, and Michael F. Tenbusch discuss the new results of the NYC study as well as the ongoing efforts amon...

Thumbnail for: David Harris: Reflections from the Human Services side of Health and Human Services: evidence, challenges, and public perceptions

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David Harris: Reflections...
David Harris shares reflections from his six months as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy. October, 2010.

Thumbnail for: Now What? Education Policy in Michigan 3 Panel

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Now What? Education Polic...
Tonya Allen, Dan DeGrow, Lou Glazer and moderator Chuck Wilbur discuss what is next for education in the state of Michigan. December, 2010.

Thumbnail for: Matthew Springer: Teacher Pay for Performance

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Matthew Springer: Teacher...
Matthew Springer discusses the impact of the POINT intervention on student achievement as well as teacher behavior and organizational dynamics. Septem...

Thumbnail for: Jeffrey Sachs: Sustainable Development Politics, Policy, and Priorities

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Jeffrey Sachs: Sustainabl...
Jeffrey Sachs discusses sustainable development politics, policy and priorities in this 2010 Citigroup Foundation lecture. November, 2010.

Thumbnail for: Marek Belka: European Dimension of the Global Crisis

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Marek Belka: European Dim...
Dr. Marek Belka, president of the National Bank of Poland and former director of the IMF's European Department discusses the global economic crisis fr...

Thumbnail for: Jose Zalaquett: Moral and Political Reconstruction in Post-conflict Societies

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Jose Zalaquett: Moral and...
Jose Zalaquett speaks about accountability for human rights abuses, drawing significantly on his own experiences in a wide range of countries, includi...

Thumbnail for: Education Policy in the Next Michigan: What the Think Tanks Think

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Education Policy in the N...
John Bebow of the Center for Michigan, Lynn Jondahl of the Michigan Prospect, Michael Van Beek of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and Chuck Wilb...

Thumbnail for: Bill Ballenger: Michigan's Foremost Political Pundit Sets the Stage

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Bill Ballenger: Michigan'...
Bill Ballenger talks about the state of Michigan and the upcoming 2010 elections. September, 2010.

Thumbnail for: Lord John Alderdice: If Ireland can find Peace, what chance for Israel?

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Lord John Alderdice: If I...
Lord John Alderdice addresses the value and the limits of 'lessons learnt' from the Irish Peace Process and the problems of implementing them in the M...

Thumbnail for: Harold Ford: Today's Political Landscape

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Harold Ford: Today's Poli...
Harold Ford Jr. talks about today's political landscape. April, 2010.