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CCA I: Russia | Hillsdale College | October 2 – 5, 2022 [Video]

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CCA I: Russia | Hillsdale College | October 2 – 5, 2022

Since the time of Peter the Great, Russia has been a force in the world, both politically and culturally. It remains so today, despite the fact that many dismissed it after the fall of the Soviet Union. This first CCA of the 2022-23 academic year will explore Russian history, literature, and music, as well as current Russian politics and foreign policy. https://www.hillsdale.edu/event/russia/

October 2, 4:00 p.m.
Russia from 1696-1917: An Overview
Sean McMeekin
Bard College

October 2, 8:00 p.m.
Russia from 1917-1991: An Overview
Stephen Kotkin
author, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

October 3, 4:00 p.m.
Tolstoy and Dostoevsky: Lessons from the Russian Classics
Gary Saul Morson
Northwestern University

October 3, 8:00 p.m.
Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff: Creating a Russian Identity in Music
Hyperion Knight
Concert Pianist

October 4, 4:00 p.m.
Russia Under Putin
Michael Millerman
Millerman School

October 4, 8:00 p.m.
Russia and American Foreign Policy Today
Christopher Caldwell
Claremont Institute

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Christian Organization Responds to Threat from "Respect for Marriage Act" #shorts [Video]

"We don't need to be eliminating those in the majority of trying to help"Powerful testimony from Herbie Newell of Lifeline Child Services on the outsized role Christians have in foster and adoption care and real threats facing them if the deceptively named Respect for Marriage Act passes in the Senate.

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LIVE: Rep. Chip Roy and House Freedom Caucus to hold COVID-19 accountability hearing [Video]

On Thursday, November 10, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) and members of the House Freedom Caucus will hold and moderate a roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic.The roundtable features three expert witnesses: (1) Dr. Scott Atlas, Former Special Advisor to President Trump and Member of White House Coronavirus Task Force; (2) Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and co-author of the Great Barrington Declaration; and (3) Dr. Martin Kulldorff, epidemiologist and professor at Harvard University Department of Medicine and co-author of the Great Barrington Declaration.Current Congressional participants include (list may increase): Rep. Chip RoyRep. Thomas MassieRep. Matt RosendaleRep. Ralph NormanRep. Andy BiggsRep. Bob GoodTopics will include: Myriad damages caused by lockdownsFailures to protect high-risk AmericansWidespread harm caused by vaccine mandatesCensorship of those inside and outside the medical professionThe true efficacy and risks of COVID vaccinesKey for the 118th Congress to prevent a botched response from happening again

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Dr. Jay Bhattacharya assesses the legacy of Dr. Anthony Fauci [Video]

Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, assesses the legacy of Dr. Anthony Fauci as he winds down his government service after 50 years and why governments even now are not relinquishing emergency powers.