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Our 51st Year

Global Issues 2022
Lakewood Ranch
Lectures are held at Cornerstone Church 14306 Covenant Way and start at 3:30 pm

Click on title for lecture summary, click on speaker name for biography.
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13 Stories That Never Made It Into Print: Backstairs at the White House
Thomas DeFrank
20 Making Peace in the Middle East
Brian Hook
27 Independence Corrupted: How America's Judges Really Make Their Decisions
Charles Schudson
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3 Can Europe Become French Again?
Martin Walker
10 How American Democracy Has Renewed Itself in the Past
Jeremi Suri
17 Reckoning With the Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity
Robert Jones
24 New Hardline President Raisi and U.S.- Iran Relations
Mohsen Milani
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3 What Makes Vladimir Putin Tick?
John Beyrle
10 Can a Democratic America Compete with a Totalitarian China?
Robert Lieber
17 Domestic Extremism
Peter Bergen
24 Why America No Longer Gets Asia
Evan Feigenbaum
31 Like War: How Social Media Has Become Weaponized, and What We Need to Know About It
Peter Singer