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Charleston World Affairs Council

Oct 14, 2021

Immigration professional Gil Jacobs discusses current immigration issues--Afghanistan and Haitian refugees--in the light of US policy, politics, and the inscription on the base of the Statue of Liberty. "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breath free, the wretched refuse of your...


May 29, 2021

Ambassador Christopher Goldthwait discusses  'lessons learned' during his Government career and how he is now 'applying' those lessons as an entrepreneur in the international private sector.


May 12, 2021

World Affairs Council of Charleston member George Pope offers a primer on cyber currencies--Bitcoin for Beginners. Pope provides a basic overview on What are Bitcoins? Why is everyone so excited? Why should I care? 


Apr 17, 2021

World Affairs Council of Charleston President George Pope discusses the emerging and frightening international issue of rare earth elements which are essential to virtually all electronic systems and devices, the emerging renewable energy sector, and most importantly, the US National Security industrial sector. And, as...


Feb 25, 2021

Strategies for International Development (SID) Executive Director Charles Patterson and Program Director Judith Russo discuss SID's  innovative 'farmer to farmer' approach to economic development in Guatemala.