Stanford State of the Union 2014

We live in an age of rising inequality, dazzling technological innovation, economic volatility, geopolitical uncertainty, and the accumulating impact of climate change. These conditions confront our political leaders and us as citizens of a democracy plagued by dysfunction. What are the implications for the body politic? This course will examine major themes that contribute to the health, or disease, of the US body politic. Created by Stanford.

Average Course Length

15 hours

Skill Level


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1: Midterm Elections
2: State of the State of California
3: Education
4: Technology and Social Change
5: Environment and Climate Change
6: Inequality and Social Mobility | State of the Union
7: Foreign Policy