Silent Spring

Featuring Raphael Bostic, Lisa Collins, Richard Green, and Dan Mazmanian In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we’re looking at the classic nonfiction book,  Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, the book that launched the environmental movement. Edward O. Wilson said of the book, “We are still poisoning the air and water and eroding the biosphere, albeit…

Utilities and Climate Change Strategies (Full Video)

Executive Education Lunch Forum : Utilities and Climate Change Strategies

• Professor Daniel Mazmanian, Ph.D. (moderator)
• Gary Stern, Ph.D., Sr. Director of Regulatory Policy at Southern California Edison
• Ken Chawkins, Ph.D. , Manager of Public Policy at Southern California Gas Company
• Grace Chan, M.S., Manager, Resource Planning & Development at MWD

The Executive Education Forum for Policy and Administration at USC Price School (EXED) offers a broad base of specialized non-degree certificates for local and global leaders. This forum panel discussion asks what do we expect from our utilities in hte face of climate change?

Road to the White House: Climate Change

The USC Bedrosian Center is pleased to invite you to join us for an important panel discussion on one of the more important non-issues of the 2012 election campaigns — Climate Change. The panel is part on the on-going Road to the White House series examining politics, media, and policy this election season. The series…

Road to the White House: Politics, Media and Technology

The Final Discussion of Spring 2012 Featuring: Dan Schnur, Director, USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics Geoffrey Cowan, Director, USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy Dan Mazmanian, Director, USC Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Government and the Public Enterprise Moderated By: Aaron Wong, President, USC College Republicans Aaron Taxy, Membership Director,…

The New Connectedness as a Strategy to Win Majority Support

Rapid demographic change has dramatic, polarizing effects among the electorate, especially in a time of economic despair. The declining majority status of whites, growing numbers of elderly, and increasing immigration each have been cause for rejoice and new political demands. Yet those trends fan fears and galvanize opposition that is easily exploited by poltical candidates.…

Road to the White House discussion: What do voters want in Health Reform?

The 2010 health reform legislation has become a hot button in the early debates for the 2012 Presidential election. But voters remain conflicted about what they want in their health system and what they demand from their politicians. This session will explore changes in public preferences in contrast with the provisions of existing law. The…