March 1, 2017
10-105 (Bush Room)

Know your News: How to be a thoughtful consumer of information about international politics

Location: 10-105 (Bush Room)
It is clear that many of the information technologies available to us have been harnessed by countries, including the United States, in pursuit of their own interests. Russia appears to have interfered in the US election to advance its own international goals, the Obama administration dropped bombs with little fanfare on seven different countries last year; all an individual's communications are potentially monitored by multiple government and private entities. How can an individual navigate the new national security state, what are the consequences of war on a democracy, and how can one be a good citizen under these circumstances?  

Food will be served.

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