Politics & Contemporary Issues

Instructor(s):
Pat Moore
Sundays, January 12-March 1 |5-6:30 p.m.

In this course, we will review the foundations of US citizenship and discuss how our founders expected us, the American people, to properly fulfill our citizenship role.

Instructor(s):
Pat Moore
Tuesdays, January 14-March 3 |1-2:30 p.m.

In this course, we will review the foundations of US citizenship and discuss how our founders expected us, the American people, to properly fulfill our citizenship role.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Tuesdays, January 21-March 10|10 - 11:30 a.m.

This course will examine how Wil Haygood’s book reveals Lyndon B. Johnson’s masterful political talent in getting Thurgood Marshall appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Book: Showdown, Wil Haygood

Instructor(s):
Earl Leiken
Fridays, January 17-March 6 |10:30 a.m. - noon

This course will begin with a review of basic economic concepts and then apply this foundation to a discussion of the economic challenges facing the nation including issues at the forefront of the 2020 presidential debate – the growing financial gap between the wealthy and others, the impact of globalization and technology, tariffs and internati

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Wednesdays, January 22-March 11|10:30 a.m. - noon

Every civilization deals with the health and welfare of the community. Reproductive rights are just one part of that large issue.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Green
Tuesdays, March 17-April 21|1:30-3:30 p.m.

When the countries of central and eastern Europe emerged from Soviet control, it was thought that Poland and Hungary were two of the three countries (Czechoslovakia being the third) with the best chance to emerge as fully functioning liberal democratic states. They had a deserved reputation for democratic progress.