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Thursday, April 5, 2012
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1:06 – 1:30 OPEN
1:30 – 1:50
High school students call for free college tuition
High school students in
Estephania Franco (Eh-STEH-fa-NEE-ah), an 18-year-old senior at public charter school
Linda DeAngelo (Dee AHN-gel-loh), assistant director for research at the UCLA Higher Education Research Institute
Unconfirmed -- (POSSIBLE ECONOMICS ANGLE VOICE):
Charles Young, public policy professor at UCLA’s Meyer and Renee Luskin School of Public Affairs and former chancellor of UCLA from 1968 to 1997
1:50 – 1:58:30
The future has arrived – enter the flying car
Both the production automobile and the airplane arrived on the scene around the turn of the 20th Century, and humans have been dreaming of combining them ever since.
Anna Dietrich, chief operating officer of Terrafugia (tare-ah-FOO-gee-ah), maker of the Transition flying car
2:06 – 2:19
Why is “compromise” a dirty word in
Political partisanship in the
Stan Collender, budget expert and partner at Qorvis Communications (a corporate communication consulting firm), he has worked on the House and Senate Budget Committees, and edited Federal Budget Report, a newsletter that was published for almost two decades.
A Republican and a Democratic lawmaker who crossed the isle to work for a compromise budget.
2:21:30 – 2:39
Will health care clinics on high school campuses help reduce teen pregnancy rates?
Over the past two years, teen pregnancies at
Representative from the “
Representative from the California Endowment
Representative Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, a group opposed to the relocation of the teen clinic
2:41:30 – 2:58:30
What is citizenship for?
Birthright citizenship and immigration remain some of the most controversial fights in today’s public policy debates. In the past week, we’ve seen several quasi “Dream Act” proposals as the competition mounts for Latino votes, most recently the still-not-unveiled plan that Marco Rubio has been talking about; President Obama has unveiled a new set of rules outlining better care for immigrants and asylum-seekers detained while waiting for their deportation hearings; and those who want to deny citizenship to American-born children of undocumented immigrants still want to amend the U.S. Constitution to end birthright citizenship altogether. What if we left behind the contentious argument and, instead, contemplated taking the policy even further? What if no one was granted automatic
Eric Liu, author, former