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Current Global Events Discussion Group

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

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Second Tuesday
Free

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?

Details

Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time:
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Greenwood Senior Center
Phone:
206.297.0875
Email:
gsc@phinneycenter.org
Website:
https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc

Venue

Greenwood Senior Center
525 N 85th St.
Seattle,WA98103United States
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Phone:
206.297.0875
Website:
https://www.phinneycenter.org/gsc/directions/