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SUDAN IMPACT: The Crisis in Sudan

with Bishop Macram Max Gassis, J. Stephen Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 21, 2001

An eighteen-year civil war between the Arab north and the African south has created a humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Secretary of State Colin Powell has said of Sudan, "There is perhaps no greater tragedy on the face of the earth today." President George W. Bush has promised, that under his administration, foreign involvements would take place only where direct American interests are at stake. Does the tragedy in Sudan warrant direct U.S. involvement? If so, just what can, and should, the United States do?

Making the Federalist Case: Separation of Powers, the Supreme Court vs. Congress

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Saturday, May 5, 2001

Akhil Reed Amar and Douglas W. Kmiec discuss the separation of powers between the Supreme Court and Congress.

O Big Brother, Where Art Thou? Regulations and the Future of Cyberspace

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Friday, April 27, 2001

Rich Karlgaard and Lawrence Lessig discuss the future of cyberspace.

Putting the SAT to the Test: The SATs and College Admission

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Monday, April 23, 2001

M. R .C. Greenwood, Jay Rosner, and Martin Trow discuss the SATs and college admission.

Globalization and Its Discontents: The Impact of Globalization

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Friday, April 13, 2001

Kevin Danaher and Adrian Wooldridge discuss the impact of globalization.

Under the Skin: Shelby Steele on Race in America

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Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Shelby Steele discusses race in America

The World at (Trade) War: The Use of Economic Sanctions

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Friday, April 6, 2001

Richard Becker; David Cortright; and Michael Nacht discuss trade and the use of economic sanctions.

Death and Taxes: The Estate Tax

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Thursday, April 5, 2001

Thomas J. Campbell and Richard Lyman discuss estate taxes.

Hippocrates Call Your Office: Medical Ethics and the End of Life

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Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Stephen Jamison and Wesley J. Smith discuss medical ethics and end of life issues.

Exorcizing the Vote: Voting Reform

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Tuesday, March 20, 2001

David W. Brady and Pamela S. Karlan discuss voting reform.

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