What are the US Supreme Court’s decisions from this year’s docket? We will explore some of these decisions and what it means for the future of American law. [ dur: 25mins. ]
- Erwin Chemerinsky is the Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. His many publications include, most recently, Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights, and The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State (with Howard Gillman).
What does the leftist turn in Latin American elections mean for the politics of the region? Is it a response to neoliberalism? Is it a response to the endemic corruption in the region? We explore the so-called “pink wave” in the region. [ dur: 33mins. ]
- Benjamin Arditi is Professor of Politics at the National University of Mexico. He is the author of Politics on the Edges of Liberalism: Difference, Populism, Revolution, Agitation and “Arguments about the Left Turns in Latin America: A Post-Liberal Politics?“
- Maxwell A. Cameron is Professor of Political Science in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and Political Science at the University of British Colombia. He is the co-editor of Latin America’s Left Turns: Politics, Policies and Trajectories of Change, and author of “The Return of Oligarchy? Threats to Representative Democracy in Latin America.”
- Marcia Ribeiro Dias is adjunct professor and researcher at the School of Political Science of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and works as a permanent member of the PPG in Political Science. She is co-author of “The mutualism between liberal-conservatism and fascism: ideological dispute and political scenario of contemporary Brazil.“
This program is produced by Ankine Aghassian, Doug Becker, Mihika Chechi, Melissa Chiprin, and Sudd Dongre.