Meetings

Roosevelt holds weekly “fire-side chats” to discuss current political events and current policy projects. Meetings this year are on Tuesdays at 9:15pm at the Usdan couches. Feel free to come any week you’d like!

The fireside chats have pertained to the following topics:

September 20th: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the new-found reserves of natural gas in Israel (http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/09/15/the_land_of_gas_and_honey and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14946179)

September 27th: Capital punishment and the Troy Davis case (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/22/troy-davis-execution-death-penalty)

October 4th: Occupy Wall Street (http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/police-arresting-protesters-on-brooklyn-bridge/?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha29)

October 11th: The Amanda Knox trial (http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/the-neverending-nightmare-of-amanda-knox-20110627)

November 8th: The hunger data analysis project

November 29th: Elections in Egypt (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/egypt-runoff-election-exposes-tensions-between-islamist-parties-that-have-dominated-vote/2011/12/05/gIQAZ5I5VO_story.html)

December 6th: Russian Elections (http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/node/1088896)

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