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The Scholars’ Circle & Insighters Radio- Oct. 6th, 2013

First, A House Divided: The real forces of a divided congress & the consequences on democracy in America. [ dur: 20 mins. ]

  • Christian Grose is a professor of Political Science at University of Southern California. Christian is the author of Congress in Black and White: Race and Representation in Washington and at Home.
  • David Parker is a professor of political science at Montana State University. He is the author of The Power of Money in Congressional Campaigns, 1880-2006

Then, Change they Can’t Believe in: a new thorough study of the Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. [ dur:  20 mins. ]

  • Matt Barreto is a professor of political science at the University of Washington and the director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. He is the author of Ethnic Cues: The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation and co-author of Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America

Finally, How to sustain and restore the Green Equilibrium that’s necessary support life on earth. [ dur: 18 mins. ]

  • Christopher Wills is Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences and member of the Center for molecular Genetics at the University of California San Diego. He is the author of Green Equilibrium The vital balance of humans & Nature and The Darwinian Tourist Viewing the World Through Evolutionary Eyes.

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The Scholars’ Circle & Insighters Radio- Mar. 31st, 2013

First, what are the real factors that will drive the justices decisions on Prop. 8 and DOMA? [ dur. 27mins. ]

  • Samuel A. Marcosson is Professor of Law at University of Louisiana, Lious S. Brandis School of Law. HIs publications include, Original Sin: Clarence Thomas and the Failure of the Constitutional Conservatives, and the book chapter The Special Status of Religion Under the First Amendment … and What it Means For Gay Rights and Anti-Discrimination Laws (in Moral Argument, Religion, and Same-Sex Marriage: Advancing the Public Good).
  • Lawrence Baum is Professor Emeritus in the Political Science Department at Ohio State University.. His publications include,The Puzzle of Judicial Behavior (Analytical Perspectives on Politics), and Specializing the Courts.
  • Sanford Levinson is Chair in Law and professor of government at University of Texas Law School. His numerous publications include, Wrestling with Diversity; Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It) and Framed: America’s 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance.

Then, on the Scholars’ Circle, with dozens of species going extinct every day, we look at the science and ethical issues of de-extinction – cloning using DNA of extinct species – and conservation. [ dur. 29 mins. ]

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