Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fix Congress First!

Dr. Lawrence Lessig, Professor at Harvard Law School, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, and one of America’s top visionaries, joins ZOOM’D for a frank and compelling look at a central facet of change for the future: restoring public trust in government by addressing the flow of big-money lobbying in politics. […]

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Slick Possibilities—Gulf Oil Spill and Beyond

Dr. Frank Alcock, Director of the Marine Policy Institute at Mote Marine Laboratory and Director of Environmental Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at New College of Florida, joins ZOOM’D for a direct and unbiased look at the BP/Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and implications for the future. Frank reflects on […]

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Immigration in America

Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor of Geography and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and Co-Director of USC’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, joins ZOOM’D for an up-close and personal look at the issue of immigration in America. With Arizona’s new law as a backdrop, Manuel explores the many facets […]

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So What #3?

ZOOM’D host John Schmidt is joined by co-producer Cynthia McEwen in a third “So What?” review of the through-line of themes that shape the ZOOM’D conversation overall, and recent 2010 guest perspectives in particular. John and Cynthia connect the dots between recent world events and the profile of larger, macro patterns and scenarios in motion […]

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