January 23, January 30, February 6 and February 13
The Facilitator gives brief opening comments on the subjects to be covered at the start of each session.¬†¬†However, breaking news will take precedent over any of these subjects, if the class desires.
Possible subjects to be discussed, in no particular order, are:
¬†¬†¬† US foreign policy
¬†¬†¬† Domestic issues: gridlock or compromise?
¬†¬†¬† Science and medicine: Are research funds allocated effectively?
¬†¬†¬† Middle East Update: National Security and other interests
¬†¬†¬† Does the two-party system work?
¬†¬†¬† Is there a way to make all levels of government accountable?¬†
¬†¬†¬† Regarding Supreme Court decisions and inactions of Congress,
¬†¬†¬† can ‚Äúmoneyed interests‚ÄĚ on our laws and¬†regulations be reversed?¬†¬†¬†
¬†¬†¬† Rising inequality: what are the causes and implications?
David Davidson has facilitated LLI courses on the conflicts in the Middle East and in Kashmir. He has earned a BBA and an MBA from CUNY, a BA from Marymount College, and an MS in Counseling from Fordham University. His education framed two careers, one in the corporate sector and a second in academia.