Education, Teacher Unions and US-China Relations

 

 

Sunday September 27, 2020

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Speakers

 

Paul Peterson
Topic: Why we should open in-person schools now
Bio: Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government and Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard.

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Paul Peterson Q&A

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Aaron Tang
Topic: Inherent Conflicts for Teacher Unions between Employment Security and Student Education
Bio: Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law

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Aaron Tang and Laura Juran Q&A

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Steve Seleznow
Topic: Collective Bargaining and Firing Bad Teachers
Bio: President and CEO of Arizona Community Foundation

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Steve Seleznow and Laura Juran Q&A

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Laura Juran
Topic: How Teachers Unions are Advancing the Public Interest
Bio: Chief Counsel and Associate Executive Director at California Teachers Association

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Aaron Tang and Laura Juran Q&A

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Graham Allison
Topic: Thucydides Trap with China and How to Avoid It
Bio: Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School
Reading Assignment: Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap, Read Chapter 6 (What Xi’s China Wants)

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Graham Allison and Daniel Yergin Q&A

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Robert D. Kaplan
Topic: The Ideology Delusion
Bio: Author of The Return of Marco Polo’s World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the 21st Century
Reading Assignment: Foreign Affairs (9/4/20) The Ideology Delusion

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Dan Yergin
Topic: US-Chinese Competition in World Energy Markets
Bio: Vice Chairman IHS Markit
Reading Assignment: Read the Conclusion for The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations which was released This Week!
https://www.amazon.com/New-Map-Energy-Climate-Nations/dp/1594206430/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=dan+yergin&qid=1600816906&sr=8-1

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Dan Yergin, Robert D. Kaplan, and Graham Allison Q&A

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