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December 2017

Hot Topic: How to Fix Trade & Save U.S. Jobs Featuring Jeremy Haft

The World Affairs Council of Austin is pleased to offer a presentation by Jeremy Haft.  Mr. Haft will outline the protectionist policies currently being advocated by both sides of the political spectrum.  These protectionist efforts would have the opposite of their intended effect: they’d destroy more jobs than they save, especially in the manufacturing and agricultural Rust Belt.  Mr. Haft will present alternative ways to “fix” trade, ways that would safeguard jobs, health, and safety without saving some jobs at…

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  • 7th December 2017 - Thursday
  • St. Edwards University, Carter Auditorium
  • 3001 S. Congress Ave, Austin, TX.

Invisible: Surviving the Cambodian Genocide

In collaboration with the Kozmetsky Center at St. Edward’s University, we will offer a lecture by Dr. Fran Pilch, Professor Emeritus of the United States Air Force Academy.  Dr. Pilch’s lecture will incorporate insights from the course she developed for the Air Force Academy entitled “War Crimes, Genocide, and Human Rights,” and extensive research included in her book released on this topic in 2017. Dr. Pilch’s lecture will concentrate on the actual accounts of survivors of Pol Pot’s genocide which…

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