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Santa Clara University

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

April 2013 Newsletter

1

MICKEY EDWARDS TO SPEAK ON PARTISANSHIP

Author of The Parties Versus the People and former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma Mickey Edwards discusses "The Influence of Partisan Politics on Local Government," April 19.

2

INITIATIVES FOR A SECURE WORKFORCE

This symposium, featuring Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, focuses on potential effects of worksite immigration compliance provisions in proposed legislation. Co-sponsored with Stanford's Rock Center and Silicon Valley Directors' Exchange, April 19.

3

HUNGER, OBESITY, AND FOOD JUSTICE

Christopher Bacon of SCU's Environmental Studies Program speaks on a framework for sustainable food systems, April 22.

4

RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN EGYPT

Coordinator for the Coalition of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution in Egypt and co-founder of the April 6 Youth Movement Ahmed Salah, gives a personal reflection on the Arab Spring, May 2.

5

CATHOLIC HEROES OF CONSCIENCE

Catherine Wolff shares from her new book, Not Less Than Everything, which features vivid stories by contemporary writers on Catholic heroes who appealed to conscience, May 8.

3

CELEBRATE WITH US

Join us for an open house in honor of the Center's first 25 years. Meet the staff and supporters of our organization. Light refreshments will be served, May 9.

7

THE NEED FOR ACCURACY ONLINE (VIDEO)

As part of the Center's video series, "Internet Ethics: Views from Silicon Valley," Adobe Chairman Charles Geschke points out the gap between the accurate information Internet users expect to receive and what they too often get instead.

PHOTO CREDITS

Mickey Edwards to Speak on Partisanship: Photo by DonkeyHotey, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license on Flickr.

Religious and Political Developments in Egypt: Photo by Maged Helal,, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license on Flickr.

 
 
 

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