Today's Headlines  

M101



Mondays 

10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17

Six Sessions




This course is offered online via the free, easy-to-use Zoom program.

Today's Headlines is a moderated discussion course that provides an opportunity to voice your opinions on national and international issues.  Serving as a guide and provocateur, the moderator will explore selected topics drawn from a variety of newspapers and the Internet.  Lively discussion is the centerpiece of this course.

Steve Tobin, Moderator, is a frequent OLLI moderator for Today’s Headlines.  He is a retired real estate developer, cultural maven, voracious reader and current events aficionado. Steve is an OLLI board member and a member of OLLI’s Development Committee.

For 7/13:

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/trump-candidate-won-trump-man-lost/613960/  

For 7/20:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/roger-stone-trump-grand-jury.html?referringSource=articleShare

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/on-the-eve-of-john-lewiss-death-a-cruel-supreme-court-blow-to-his-legacy/2020/07/19/549a68d8-c9c4-11ea-b0e3-d55bda07d66a_story.html?hpid=hp_save-opinions-float-right-4-0_opinion-card-a-right%3Ahomepage  

For 7/27:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/what-could-happen-if-donald-trump-rejects-electoral-defeat

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/21/opinion/trump-portland-syria.html%201/5%20https://nyti.ms/3jqKriM

For 8/3:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_Democratic_National_Convention

https://www.findlaw.com/voting/how-u-s--elections-work/how-does-the-electoral-college-work-.html?DCMP=google:ppc:K-FLPortal:10313486553:103002902536&HBX_PK=&sid=9001710&source=google~ppc

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/27/opinion/trump-2020.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/07/tiktok-ban-china-america/614725/

https://history.house.gov/Historical-Highlights/1851-1900/The-electoral-vote-count-of-the-1876-presidential-election/  

For 8/10:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-trillion-dollar-choice-11596672910?mod=opinion_major_pos1

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gops-doh-moment-11596149323?mod=opinion_lead_pos9

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