2020 Election

  • This Way, Tyranny Lies

    One of my favorite topics to teach is the 16th century scientific revolution in Europe.  If I could, I would spend an entire semester dissecting the way Ptolemy’s second-century explanation of the universe prevailed for 13 centuries, only to be challenged by Copernicus and then utterly destroyed by Tycho Brahe and Johanne Keppler, who turned 20 years of nightly observations of the heavens into three laws of planetary motion: Planets … Read More

  • What’s Next? Discussion of the Election Results with Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas and David Shuster

    The U.S. election of 2020 is taking place against a global pandemic projected to kill 400,000 Americans before the end of the year, social unrest, and documented evidence of election interference by governments hostile to the United States. Join two seasoned observers of the world and American politics for an informative conversation about where we stand one week after election-day. Panelists: Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas has three decades of experience working … Read More

  • 2020 Election Security: Threats, Strategies, & Solutions, Moderated by Francesca Spidalieri

    Election security is top of mind as we delve into the 2020 election cycle. From fighting fake news to preventing potential technical failures or cyberattacks on voter registration databases and voting equipment, to ensuring all voters have access to voting, the list of issues can seem overwhelming. This webinar will explore some of the key issues surrounding election security and discuss some actionable strategies and solutions to securing the integrity … Read More