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Virtual History of the World through Booze

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Aaron Robin - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Most of-age people have a drink of choice, but do they know the history of the liquid in the glass? The fascinating history of booze is a comprehensive history of the world. Fermentation (the conversion of sugars to alcohol) has been traced back to 7000 BC, and Distillation (for our purposes: the extraction of alcohol from a mash by heating) was...

Friday Jul 10th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Future of Intergovernmental Organizations

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Be Social Change - **Virtual Clasroom

Will intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) lose their relevance as countries grow more nationalistic or will the world gather together to overcome the pandemic and existential threats? Join us online for a conversation with global IGO leaders about the role of intergovernmental bodies in addressing world issues like the Coronavirus pandemic, climate...

Tuesday Aug 4th, 12pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

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Jorge Luis Borges: Mysticism, Fiction, and Politics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Jorge Luis Borges’ fiction is uniquely powerful for its captivating amalgam of political, mystical, and metaphysical themes. In this course, an introduction to Borges’ most canonical works, we’ll read his great short story collections Ficciones and The Aleph, as well as the essay collection Other Inquisitions—bearing in...

Thursday Jul 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$315

5 sessions

Why The Electoral College? (Live Remote)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at West Los Angeles College - Virtual Classroom

Why the Electoral College and Why Does it Decide Presidential Elections? Recent polls and surveys show that public interest in the 2020 presidential election is near an all-time high. One question millions of Americans ask is why we choose our presidents by the Electoral College, rather than the popular vote. Find out just what the Electoral College...

Saturday Aug 22nd, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time

McCarthyism: American Politics and the Paranoid Style

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Senator Joseph McCarthy’s name is enshrined in the American lexicon to symbolize a style of paranoia and fear that goes far beyond his original red-baiting. Just as the path to McCarthyism was in fact paved decades earlier—as conservative factions deployed both ideological and state violence in their early fights against organized labor—the McCarthyist...

Thursday Jul 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Introduction to Gun Studies: History, Politics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Online Online, New York, New York 00000

Full Course Name: Introduction to Gun Studies: History, Politics, and American Violence Few objects loom larger in American history, media, and politics than guns. Americans own more firearms than citizens of any other country on Earth. The United States is the largest manufacturer, importer, and exporter of guns on the planet. Alongside currency,...

Tuesday Jul 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

The Reformed Broker brunchwork

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at brunchwork - Online 00000

You're invited to brunchwork with The Reformed Broker Josh Brown (CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management). Josh Brown is the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, author of Backstage Wall Street, and the man behind The Reformed Broker blog, where he discusses markets, politics, economics, media, culture, and finance using statistics, satire, anecdotes, pop...

Thursday Aug 6th, 2pm - 3:30pm Pacific Time

Political Circus

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Elections are complicated and complex and make us both excited and stressed out. Lucky for us, political scientists have been studying pretty much every aspect of how they work for a long time. In this series, you’ll learn the biggest ideas and most important concepts that actually help us better understand the madness.  You’ll learn things...

Monday Jul 27th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

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Webinar: Leading Civil Discourse

at Be Social Change - **Virtual Clasroom

How can we discuss important topics such as racial justice, politics, climate change, and more while creating a space of potential growth, safety, and mutual-respect? How can open dialogue move our teams, communities, and countries forward? Especially at this vital time when it can be hard to talk about these topics, when division is all too common...

Friday Aug 14th, 12pm - 2pm Eastern Time

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World Politics with Professor Ralph Buultjens

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Every region of the world is drastically affected by the coronavirus. Everywhere politics, economics and society has been changed. How will this impact America, China, Russia? As Sino-America tensions rise will the global power structure change? How will the Middle East—Israel and its neighbors—emerge from this crisis? Can poorer nations cope?...

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$110

6 sessions

Imagining the Indiv: Theology, Capitalism, Politics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Full Course Name: Imagining the Individual: Theology, Capitalism, Politics Individualism is a sacrosanct pillar of American society. Though frequently invoked to support positions associated with contemporary conservative politics—from “school choice” to opposition to universal healthcare and the embrace of private enterprise—individualism...

No upcoming schedules
$315

4 sessions

In Search of a Great Society: America in the 1960's

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Between November 1962, when he became president, and November 1966, when his party was routed in the midterm elections, Lyndon Johnson spearheaded the most transformative agenda in American politics since the New Deal. Amid bitterly divided forces—from religious groups and civil rights activists to labor unions and the media and, most notably, the...

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$60

2 sessions

Thomas Paine & the Roots of American Progressivism

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio

Who exactly was Thomas Paine, and why is someone like Andrew Yang talking about him? That isn’t just a rhetorical question for the sake of drawing in the audience. From the moment he reached revolutionary celebrity status in 1776 after the publication of Common Sense—the influential pamphlet that almost single-handedly inspired the American Declaration...

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$10

What is Fascism? Economy, Society, and State

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Gramercy 30 Irving Pl, New York, New York 10003

The word “fascism” is used frequently to describe intensely militaristic, racist, xenophobic, or repressive politics. Almost as often, fascism is used as a shorthand for a form of “totalitarian” government—where “jack-booted thugs” from “the state” control social, economic, and political life. With the rise of a dizzying array of...

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$315

4 sessions

Progressives, Radicals & Well-Meaning Liberals

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

In 1963, Malcolm X identified core issues with progressive organizing that continue to plague us today.  He compared political liberals to conservatives stating that “Both are canines; and no matter which one of them the Negro places his trust in, he never ends up in the White House, but always in the dog house.”  What Malcolm X was...

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$15
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