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"The Philippines Under President Duterte: Nagging Questions and an Optimistic Outlook"
The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: UC San Diego Assistant Professor Nico Ravanilla
March 29, 2017 | Register
How is the Philippines doing economically and politically? Why is President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, which is taking a serious toll in human lives and social cohesion, still popularly supported? In his talk, Professor Ravanilla will frame these concerns in the broader economic and political context of the Philippines, and suggest ways to understand and draw insights from the country's current affairs.
"Free Trade in the Age of Trump"
March 30, 2017 | Register
This workshop will provide an opportunity to critically evaluate the distribution of the pressures that globalization and free trade have placed on particular groups or industries in North America and analyze the ways in which U.S. policymakers can approach future structural adjustments to limit and more equitably distribute these pressures across society.
"San Diego Global Forum: Europe Between Brexit and the Migration Crisis"
April 12, 2017 | Register
Former Prime Minister of Italy Enrico Letta, and current dean of the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po, will share his views on the changing priorities of the European Union with regard to the migration crisis and its shift toward foreign policy.
"California & Climate Change"
April 27, 2017 | Register
This talk will discuss what California is doing at home, the tricky legal issues that arise as one state moves in ways that may differ from federal policy and how it could affect the global picture as more nations try to implement the Paris accord.
"Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy"
May 11, 2017 | Register
In his newly released book "Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy,” Council on Foreign Relations Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Edward Alden explains why the political consensus in support of trade liberalization has collapsed, and how to correct the course.
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