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    • Illegal Immigrants: Path to Citizenship? by Dr. Michael Olivas & Dr. Vernon Briggs

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Illegal Immigrants Path to Citizenship Olivas Briggs immigration
    • Estimates of the number of illegal immigrants in the United States range from 11 million to more than 20 million. Most recommendations for immigration reform center on the issue of a path to citizenship for these people. Opponents say this is...
    • Citizenship in a Global Age by Colin G. Campbell

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Citizenship Global Age Campbell globalization
    • The idea of global citizenship is old as Athens. But to this day it remains a political ideal, not a practical reality. The world does not issue you a passport or guarantee you rights. Yet, the values implied by global citizenship - broad...
    • Nebraska's Water Future: Feast or Famine by Bruce Babbitt

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Nebraska's Water Future Feast or Famine Babbitt Governor Arizona groundwater environment environmental quality Secretary the Interior President...
    • Bruce Babbitt was Governor of Arizona from 1978-87 and Attorney General of Arizona from 1975-78. As governor, he brought environmental and resource management to the forefront in the state. He negotiated and steered to passage the Arizona...
    • China: Fragile Superpower by Susan Shirk

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska China Fragile Superpower Shirk
    • Once a sleeping giant, China today is the world's fastest growing economy -- a dramatic turn-around that alarms many Westerners. Shirk's 2007 book, China: Fragile Superpower, explored the troubling paradox faced by China's leaders: the more...
    • Shouting Across the Chasm: Chinese and American Netizens Clash in Cyberspace by Kaiser Kuo

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Shouting Across the Chasm: Chinese and American Netizens Clash in Cyberspace Kuo China
    • Tibet, the Olympic Torch Run, the Olympics... the year 2008 offered unprecedented opportunities for Chinese and Anglophone Internet users to communicate. They were standing nose to virtual nose, but they were not, by any means, seeing eye-to-eye....
    • China in Africa: The New Scramble by Richard Behar

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska China in Africa The New Scramble Richard Behar
    • Europe's rapid colonization of Africa in the late 19th and early 20th centuries came to be known as the 'Scramble for Africa.' Is China's increasing involvement in Africa the 21st century version? From Algeria to Zambia, from aluminum up the...
    • Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Reading Lolita Tehran Memoir Books Nafisi Johns Hopkins Oxford Free Islamic Allameh Tabatabai Iran
    • Azar Nafisi, author of the national bestseller 'Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books,' is the director of the Dialogue Project at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in...
    • The Role of the U.N. in U.S. Foreign Policy by John Bolton

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Role U.N. U.S. Foreign Policy Bolton Ambassador United Nations States American Enterprise
    • John R. Bolton was appointed by President George W. Bush as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations on August 1, 2005. Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Bolton served as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and...
    • America and the World Economy by Peter G. Peterson

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska America World Economy Peterson Blackstone Group Concord Coalition Running Empty How Democratic Republican Parties Bankrupting Future Ambassador
    • Peter G. Peterson is the chairman and co-founder of The Blackstone Group and founding president of The Concord Coalition, a bipartisan citizen's group dedicated to building a constituency of fiscal responsibility. Peterson was Assistant to...
    • The United States of Europe by T.R. Reid

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska United States Europe Reid Washington Post New Superpower End American Supremacy
    • T.R. Reid is the Rocky Mountain bureau chief for 'The Washington Post.' He has become one of the nation's best-known correspondents through his coverage of global affairs. Reid has written six books in English and three in Japanese. His most recent...
    • The Paradox of National Liberation: India, Israel and Algeria by Michael Walzer

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Paradox National Liberation India Israel Algeria Walzer American political theorist America theory Princeton professor Arguing about War...
    • Dr. Michael Walzer is a leading American political theorist and has been a professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey since 1980. His recent books include 'Arguing about War' (2004) and 'Politics and...
    • Beyond Belief: A Different View of Christianity by Elaine Pagels

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Beyond Belief Different View Christianity Pagels Religion Princeton University Gnostic Gospels gospel Christian tradition
    • NOTE: By contractual arrangement with Dr. Pagels, this archived file is available only to UNL and its associated research centers and extension offices. If you try to download this file from an Internet address outside UNL, you will be denied...
    • American Exceptionalism, Exemptionalism and Global Governance by John Gerard Ruggie

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska American Exceptionalism Exemptionalism Global Governance Ruggie Harvard U.N. assistant secretary-general United Nations Constructing World Policy
    • Mr. Ruggie is the Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs and Weil Director, Center for Business and Government, at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Ruggie was U.N. assistant secretary-general and chief adviser for strategic planning...
    • U.S. Foreign Policy and Human Rights by Samantha Power

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska U.S. Foreign Policy Human Rights Power United States Carr Center Harvard Problem Hell America Age Genocide Pulitzer Prize National Book Critics...
    • Samantha Power is the Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and adjunct lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Power is the author of 'A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of...
    • Afghanistan and Lessons Learned by Roy Gutman

    • E.N. Thompson Forum World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska Afghanistan Lessons Learned Gutman Newsday Newsweek U.S. Institute Peace United States Pulitzer prize ethic cleansing Bosnia-Herzegovina video
    • Roy Gutman is the foreign editor for 'Newsday' and Jennings Randolph senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He is also the former Washington-based correspondent for 'Newsweek,' and a Pulitzer Prize winner for international reporting on...
    • War and the Modern American Presidency by David Halberstam

    • E.N. Thompson Forum video World Issues Cooper Foundation issue lecture lectures UNL University Nebraska War Modern American Presidency Halberstam Pulitzer Prize Vietnam Time Peace Cold Terrorist
    • One of the most distinguished social and political commentators in America, David Halberstam won a Pulitzer Prize at age 30 for his prophetic reporting in the early days of the Vietnam War. Reflecting his remarkably long tenure as a major analyst...

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