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Current Global Events Discussion Group
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Second Tuesdays, 12:45-2 pm
A monthly discussion group intended to explore a more in-depth perspective on specific regions, crises, and people throughout the world.
Prior research encouraged; one suggested article will be available at the GSC front desk for each topic (or email [email protected] for link). Additional articles, maps, and other citations invited. Please RSVP: 206.297.0875.
September 10: Putin’s Russia
Erasing enemies by poison, bomb, bribe, torture, intimidation, invasion, and internet hacking: How has the KGB’s Putin shaped Russia’s treatment of its citizens and its relationship with the outside world?
October 8: Fascism in India
Once banned from the U.S. for leading ethnic mass murders, Narendra Modi is now a wildly popular leader of India, a nuclear power soon to be a $5 trillion economy and the world’s most populous country. What does his rise signify?
November 12: Can We Quit Plastic?
We eat, drink, and breathe billions of plastic waste particles, while the earth’s steppes and seas are being filled with petrochemical litter. Is there a way for our world to escape its addiction?