Faith Complex: Thomas Reese, S.J., on Obama and the Catholic Church
In this episode of Faith Complex, Father Reese, S.J., discusses the relationship between American presidential politics and Catholic voters.
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Faith Complex: An Introduction
Faith Complex is a show about the collision of religion, politics and art. Faith Complex is a joint production of Georgetown University's Program for Jewish Civilization and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and it airs weekly at WashingtonPost.com
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Faith Complex: An Introduction
Faith Complex is a show about the collision of religion, politics and art. Faith Complex is a joint production of Georgetown University's Program for Jewish Civilization and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and it airs weekly at WashingtonPost.com
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Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata
Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University?s Walsh School of Foreign Service, discusses his new book 'Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.'
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Brink Lindsey on the Age of Abundance
Brink Lindsey, of the Cato Institute and author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the interaction between culture and politics and prosperity. Lindsey outlines the nature of prosperity in America in the 20th century, then focuses on the last half of the century when cultural change was perhaps as dramatic as economic change. The conversation concludes with a discussion of Lindsey's essay, "Paul Krugman'
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Winston on Market Failure and Government Failure
Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution talks about the ideas in his book, Market Failure vs. Government Failure, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Winston summarizes a large literature on antitrust, safety regulation and environmental regulation. He finds that government regulation often fails to meet its objectives. While markets are imperfect, so is government. Winston argues that idealized theories of government intervention based on textbook theories of market failure are not the way r
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Spence on Growth
Nobel Laureate Michael Spence of Stanford University's Hoover Institution and the Commission on Growth and Development talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the determinants of economic growth. Spence discusses the findings of the Commission's recent report and how it compares to earlier attempts to uncover the sources of growth and the lack of growth such as the Washington Consensus. Spence makes the case for government provision of infrastructure including education and the problems of c
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w11.1 Politics and Social Change
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w10.1 Politics and the State (guest lecture)
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Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
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Love and Revolution
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Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
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Women, Religion and Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Rescued by Law: Secular Universalism, Religion and the Politics of Gender
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Interpreting Islam: Politics, the Media and the Academy
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Talk: Matthew Hindman on "The Myth of Digital Democracy"
Matthew Hindman, 2010 Goldsmith Book Prize winner, said that the idea that the Web will democratize politics is misplaced: "Inequalities in political voice online are far greater than anything that we're used to in traditional politics."
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8. The Political Economy of the Global Coal Market
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7. Enhanced Geothermal Systems
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