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The Ford School of Public Policy will host a special showing of The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets . Producer Michael Heaney will lead a post-film discussion, looking for feedback to assist in the development of the film. From the producers: "This documentary film is a study of the lives of activists in the anti-war movement.
2012 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
A lecture by Roger Pielke, Jr., University of Colorado, BoulderThe world's response to climate change is deeply flawed. The conventional wisdom on how to deal with climate change has failed and it's time to change course. To date, climate policies have been guided by targets and timetables for emissions reduction derived from various academic exercises. Such methods are both oblivious to and in violation of on-the-ground political and technological realities that serve as practical 'boundary conditions' for effective policy making.
2010 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The full paper is available as PDF file. E. Scott Adler University of Colorado Abstract: What values and priorities motivate the design of political institutions? In this paper, we investigate committee reform in the U.S. House of Representatives to consider two questions: What drives structural change in Congress? What values and priorities decide the 'turf wars' that result when Congress assign jurisdictional control over issues to congressional committees?
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