Why Consensus?

Nearly all the countries of the world today have come under some sort of democratic structure. Michael (Dowie) at my house, 1984. My biker hat (mentioned earlier) had been relegated to my toy tiger by this time after someone said I looked like one of Village People when wearing it. Occidental’s politics department will help you understand electoral outcomes, how systems of government differ around the world, and how social movements and identity influence political decisions. Questions of democracy, social justice, rights and liberties cut across all of our courses, training you to identify, analyze, and solve problems. This approach fosters a deep understanding of law, policy, and democratic citizenship that prepares students to become well-informed and engaged leaders in our increasingly complex, interdependent world. The determination of party membership relies upon a number of authoritative sources that include The Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, the House Clerk’s Election … Read the rest

Why Consensus?

Disability is a term widely used for the social condition recognised as resulting from any type of physical or mental impairment mainly identified through medical procedures. Leftward moving students agreed on what practical stands to take in all the battles with the right-leaning students in 1965-66 and 1966-67, but they also had somewhat different politics. Stan Gray and others who formed the Student Action Committee in February 1965 to defend Lenihan’s walkout and to uphold the right of students to engage in political demonstrations without administration or Council permission, were distinguished by already being either Marxists or socialists, although most also saw themselves as part of the emergent Canadian and American new left. Their voice was overshadowed by those of the second and third left groups from January 1966 through to mid Fall 1967 when they would begin to regain some prominence. From 1968 on, this first group would be … Read the rest