Friday, December 01, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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On October 25, President Trump tweeted, “This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! #TaxReform.” Since the beginning of his campaign, President Trump has called for a significant rewrite to the United States’ tax code, which hasn’t happened since the Reagan administration.
Just one week after it...
Friday, June 01, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
President Donald J. Trump’s rapid political rise and subsequent election to the presidency, while a surprise to many political experts and polls, was a welcome change for the millions of Americans who identified with his messages. In the post-election months,...
Friday, May 25, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Hate among members of a community is not a new phenomenon; it's actually about as old as civilization itself. All human beings have the capacity to hate. However, what's different about hate in modern society is its speed - the...
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Freedom of worship is the first right outlined in the American Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Yet, spiritual and religious freedom continues to be a complex and divisive...
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
When we hear the phrase "disruptive technologies," we often think of tools upending the status quo - companies like Uber or Airbnb or innovations like artificial intelligence or driverless cars. However, the algorithms and software architecture that powers these innovations...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, authorizing the Secretary of War to place Americans of Japanese descent in internment camps. At the time, Fred Korematsu, an American born in the U.S. to...
Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
The Rust Belt, a term commonly used to describe metropolitan areas in the Midwest and Great Lakes region defined by an economic dependence on manufacturing, experienced a resurgence during the 2016 presidential campaign to describe, among other things, a time...
Friday, May 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Urbanist and activist Jane Jacobs famously said: “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” While not an urban planner by training, Jacobs is considered a trailblazer in the field...
Monday, May 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Among all the flash point issues facing our country, gerrymandering may be the one that has the biggest impact on political divisiveness. And it's not new; it's actually a practice our nation has debated for more than 200 years. The Constitution...
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