PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Thursday, April 16, 2009
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1:06 – 1:39
When Eric Harris & Dylan Klebold were planning their massacre at
Dave Cullen, author of Columbine
1:41 – 1:58:30
Smart Bombs, Abrams Tanks….and the Checkbook? Economic Warfare & the 21st Century Battleground
The old idea of “economic warfare” was a simple one: set up a blockade or embargo on a country and choke it off from vital goods, services and supplies. The 21st century edition of economic warfare promises to look very different, as globalization ensures there are many more weapons and vulnerabilities on hand for the economic warrior. Last month the Pentagon sponsored a series of economic war games with troubling results: The U.S. lost most of the war games, and the savviest economic warrior proved to be
Paul Bracken, professor of business, management and globalization at
- Bracken regularly leads business war games for companies facing new challenges, and recently ran a game on the competitive evolution of the European asset management industry.
- A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he serves on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, the Transformation Advisory Group of the U.S. Joint Forces Command, as well as advising other parts of the Government and National Academy of Sciences Task Forces.
2:06 – 2:30
God is (Still) Not Great
It's been a year since journalist Christopher Hitchens wrote his polemic critique of religion, God is Not Great. Back then he argued religion is "violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism, tribalism, and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free inquiry, contemptuous of women and coercive toward children." He's here to explain why, a year later, he still thinks so.
Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great: How Religion Spoils Everything
2:30 – 3pm
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