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Victor Pickard lecture, “Media Democracy in an Age of Corporate Libertarianism”

The American media system is exceptional in many ways. It is a largely commercial system that is offset by weak public alternatives, it is lightly regulated and in many sectors and it is dominated by…

From  Center for Ethics on March 17th, 2016 54 plays 0  

Paul Offit lecture, “The Strange Case of Vaccine Exemptions”

Offit is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at Penn. He has written books on the…

From  Center for Ethics on March 3rd, 2016 131 plays 0  

Wendell Potter lecture

Potter spent 20 years in corporate PR, and before retiring was the former head of corporate communications for Cigna. Since leaving this job he has become a vocal critic of the health care industry…

From  Center for Ethics on February 23rd, 2016 29 plays 0  

Robert Epstein Lecture, "The New Mind Control"

Epstein is Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and a contributing editor for Scientific American Mind

From  Center for Ethics on February 5th, 2016 400 plays 0  

Michael Cholbi Lecture, "Libertatian Paternalism: Manipulation without Coercion?"

Cholbi is Professor of Philosophy at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is an author and editor, and is the founder of the International Association for the Philosophy of Death and…

From  Center for Ethics on January 29th, 2016 193 plays 0  

‌Maajid Nawaz and Richard Kerbaj interview

Nawaz is a British activist and author of several books on his radicalization, imprisonment in Egypt, and subsequent move away from radicalism. Kerbaj is security correspondent for the Sunday Times…

From  Center for Ethics on November 13th, 2015 172 plays 0  

Woodrow Wilson Fellow Jesselyn Radack lecture, “Whistleblowing and the Snowden Effect”

Radack is the director of national security and human rights at the Government Accountability Project. She will examine the perception and reality of whistleblowers in the wake of Edward…

From  Center for Ethics on November 5th, 2015 29 plays 0  

Roseanne Scotti lecture, “Does the War on Drugs Make Us Safe?”

Scotti is the New Jersey state director for Drug Policy Alliance. She will speak about whether the ‘War on Drugs’ makes us safe[r] or not.

From  Center for Ethics on October 21st, 2015 54 plays 0  

Orin Kerr lecture, “Security Panics and Privacy Panics: Government in Times of Crisis”

Kerr is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at the The George Washington University Law School. He will use the example of post-9/11 surveillance reforms and the USA Patriot Act to tell a…

From  Center for Ethics on October 16th, 2015 65 plays 0  

Robert Entman lecture, "The Political Communication of Threat and the Tolerance of Inequality"

Entman is J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs and professor of international affairs at The George Washington University. He will explore why the U.S. has experienced the…

From  Center for Ethics on October 5th, 2015 170 plays 0  

Daryl Johnson: "Domestic Extremism: Radical Subcultures in America."

Johnson was an HSA agent who was driven out of the agency by politicians alarmed at his report on right-wing domestic terror groups. Johnson now heads a consulting firm specializing in security…

From  Center for Ethics on September 22nd, 2015 86 plays 0  

Dawn Porter: "Defending America in the Age of Mass Incarceration."

Former lawyer turned documentarian, Dawn Porter is currently working with Michelle Alexander on a film version of "the New Jim Crow."

From  Center for Ethics on September 21st, 2015 184 plays 0  

Donna Murch Talk

Donna Murch is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University. Her interests include the urban history of California and New York; Civil Rights, Black Power and postwar social movements;…

From  Center for Ethics on April 16th, 2015 88 plays 0