Tag: politics

December 21, 2016
April 27, 2016

“If you can’t take their money, drink their booze, eat their food, screw their women and vote against them, you don’t belong here,” the late California Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh…

January 25, 2016

What is the great tragedy in The Tragedy of Richard II? What makes a good leader – a king, a president? Can Shakespeare inform political discussions today? Listen and see what our guests think.

January 22, 2016
October 7, 2015

Bedrosian Center faculty Sherry Bebitch Jeffe published an opinion piece on Fox & Hounds about the loss of two long-time politicians Ross Bates and Allan Hoffenblum. She concludes the piece…

September 18, 2015
September 19, 2012

Road to the White House Featuring: Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Senior Fellow at USC Price and political analyst for KNBC, Los Angeles Raphael Bostic, Director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance…

September 19, 2012

by David Gastwirth The topic for this week’s Road to the White House – entitled “The War Between Policy & Politics” – featured Raphael Bostic, a USC professor of public…

March 28, 2012

In a campaign season dominated by Super PACS and a political culture in which money and lobbyists seem to rule, what role do special interests play in our political system? Join a panel of experts including Jack Abramoff, former Republican lobbyist, newly-turned ethics watchdog, and author of Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption from America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist, and Bob Hertzberg, former Speaker of the California State Assembly and Co-Chair of reform group California Forward, to discuss the impact of special interests in politics and the presidential campaign.

February 3, 2011

Ronald Reagan’s life, leadership and legacy were analyzed at USC by former members of the Reagan administration, journalists who covered the Reagan era, political scholars and historians at a conference…

April 26, 2010

Governance Salon featuring David Lewis, Vanderbilt University April 26, 2010 This paper explains why American presidents politicize some agencies and not others. It focuses on politicization motivated by a presidential…