“And Justice for All” Ep. 19: The U.S. Election in a Global Context

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What can international comparisons teach us about Trump, COVID-19, the Democrats and our history? In this episode, political experts from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany will offer a global perspective on the 2020 election.   This episode is presented by Roosevelt University and the Political Philosophy Podcast. The conversation was recorded as a […]

“And Justice for All” Ep. 18: Business for Good with Trustee JC Gonzalez-Mendez

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How can entrepreneurs balance doing good with doing business? In this week’s episode, President Ali Malekzadeh sat down with new Roosevelt trustee JC Gonzalez-Mendez, whose leadership philosophy is all about integrity.   JC started his career as the first employee of McDonald’s Corporation Mexico. He rose in the organization to become SVP of global corporate […]

“And Justice For All” Ep. 17: The Struggle Continues – Eleanor Roosevelt, Roosevelt University and the Fight for Social Justice

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Professors Margaret Rung and Andrew Trees continue their roles as guest hosts as they discuss Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, two towering figures in American history.   As the director of the University’s Center for New Deal Studies, Margie Rung is our resident expert in all things Roosevelt. She and professor Andy Trees will talk […]

“And Justice for All” Ep. 16: Transgender Through Time

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Transgender rights are one of the major battlegrounds in the ongoing struggle to secure and expand the rights of all Americans. Guest hosts and Roosevelt professors Margaret Rung and Andrew Trees welcome two faculty experts to explore the past and present of the movement.   Celeste Chamberland is a professor of history. Her teaching and […]

“And Justice for All” Ep. 15: New Deal for a New Day

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The right to vote is one of our most fundamental rights as citizens. Joined by progressive leader Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, Margaret Rung and Andrew Trees will host a powerful conversation about the struggle to exercise that right.   Cristina has founded and led of two of the largest voting and civil rights organizations in Texas. […]

“And Justice For All” Ep. 14: Eleanor Roosevelt’s American Dream

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit marginalized communities hardest, exposing systemic racism,  the growing wealth gap and extreme polarization in our country. Amid such vast inequality, what does the American Dream mean?   This year’s American Dream Reconsidered Conference will explore how to live a vibrant civic life as a core aspect of the American dream. […]