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LaGrange League Sponsors Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group
Are you interested in US Foreign Policy? The LaGrange League of Women Voters will again sponsor the Great Decisions foreign policy program in 2018.
Using materials provided by the Foreign Policy Association, the local group meets at the Hinsdale Public Library on the 4th Thursday of each month. Topics this year -
The waning of Pax Americana?
Russia's foreign policy
China and America: the new geopolitical equation
Media and foreign policy
Turkey: a partner in crisis
U.S. global engagement and the military
South Africa's fragile democracy
Global health: progress and challenges
Interested? To be placed on the mailing list, please send an email email@example.com. And to read more about the Great Decisions program, visit the FPA Site.
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College of DuPage Observer Report
Your LWV Coalition for College of Dupage observers will be paying close attention to further developments between the faculty and the Board at future meetings. The faculty association does not strike us as a group that will give up easily. Just when things seemed quite peaceful and calm, this controversy about faculty hiring pops up. One can't help but remember that it was a letter from the faculty association to the Board of Trustees in September 2014 about a vote of no confidence in President Breuder which led directly to the election of the Clean Slate candidates in April 2015.
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