What Working Class Voters are Thinking

32822This is one of those rare political discussions where two people with different points of view actually listen and learn from each other as each describes their interpretation of why the majority of working-class voters sided with Donald Trump in the last election. Sociologist Arlie Hochschild and political scientist Steven Hayward discuss the causes for the ongoing cultural divide and offer glimmers of hope as they highlight examples of where people of opposite views have found common ground.

Watch: The 2016 Election: What Working Class Voters Are Thinking with Arlie Hochschild and Steven Hayward

An Election Like No Other and What Lies Ahead with Former US Senator Barbara Boxer

8232Never one to back down from political opposition, former US Senator Barbara Boxer puts her Capitol Hill moxie on display as she recounts
some of the biggest challenges she faced during her 30+ years serving alongside 5 presidents in Washington. As thrilling as it is to hear her stories, the message that comes through loud and clear in this inaugural talk of the Barbara Boxer Lecture Series at UC Berkeley, is “don’t stop!” She calls on Americans who share her concerns about the current administration to engage – by going to town halls, by writing letters to their representatives, by marching, and most importantly, by showing up to vote even in the midterm elections.

Watch An Election Like No Other and What Lies Ahead with Former US Senator Barbara Boxer now.

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Get Informed before You Vote

Only a few days until Election Day, have you visited UCSD-TV’s Election 2012 website yet? There you’ll find reliable election coverage and context, from San Diego’s mayoral race to national politics.

The Atlantic Meets the Pacific Meets UCSD-TV

There was plenty of excitement last month when two coasts collided at UC San Diego. No, it wasn’t some strange weather phenomenon but the second annual The Atlantic Meets the Pacific, hosted by The Atlantic magazine and UCSD. The sold-out, three-day forum brought together some of the country’s most fascinating thinkers to talk about the future of energy, health and technology and this month you can watch it on UCSD-TV.

Predicting Election 2012
Threading Film’s Next Reel with Stacey Snider
Mapping the Future of Networks with Facebook’s Chris Cox
Manufacturing Life: How Synthetic DNA Will Change Our World with J. Craig Venter

Stay tuned for even more in December.

Earthquake-resilient Hospitals for the Future

Go behind the scenes at UC San Diego as a five-story mockup of a hospital, including a surgical suite, is subjected to dramatic earthquakes in order to better understand how buildings perform after earthquakes and fire. Teaming up with the California Seismic Safety Commission, this UCSD-TV documentary explores the history of seismic safety for California’s hospital infrastructure, and what is being done to secure its future.

Building it Better: Earthquake-resilient Hospitals for the Future


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

All programs repeat throughout the month. Visit the Program Schedule on our web site for additional air dates and times.

Health & Medicine

The Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention with Anne M. Wallace

Diabetic Medical Emergencies

Alternatives to Insecticides: High Impact Solutions Without Environmental Trade-offs

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Science

New from UCTV Prime!
9 Billion Mouths to Feed: The Future of Farming

Gray Whales in a Changing Environment

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Public Affairs

Filner v. DeMaio at UC San Diego — San Diego Mayoral Forum

Walking Together for Freedom with Asma Jahangir

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Humanities Humanities

Salman Rushdie – Revelle Forum

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Arts & Music Arts & Music

Daughter of the Regiment – San Diego OperaTalk!

Do Ho Suh’s Fallen Star – Stuart Collection at UCSD

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Diabetes and the Gastrointestinal Tract

Colon Cancer Screening – Health Matters

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Filner and DeMaio Clash at UCSD (and on UCSD-TV)

Bob Filner and Carl DeMaio have certainly kept San Diego’s mayoral race interesting, and their October 13 debate at UC San Diego was no exception.

Organized by UC San Diego students and moderated by San Diego 6 news anchor Heather Myers, there were some tense moments as the candidates took the stage (or didn’t) and tussled over issues ranging from the economy to negative campaigning.

If you couldn’t make it, don’t worry because UCSD-TV’s cameras were there to capture all the action. Watch it tonight (October 22) at 8pm on UCSD-TV or stream it online now. And whatever you do, remember to vote on November 6!

Filner v. DeMaio at UC San Diego

The Atlantic Meets the Pacific: Predicting Election 2012

There was plenty of excitement earlier this month when two coasts collided at UC San Diego. No, it wasn’t some strange weather phenomenon but the second annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific,” hosted by The Atlantic magazine and UCSD. The sold-out, three-day forum brought together some of the country’s most fascinating thinkers to talk about the future of energy, health and technology.

We’ll be premiering these outstanding discussions in November, but there was one that simply couldn’t wait. In “Predicting Election 2012,” veteran political reporter Ron Brownstein of the National Journal and Republican strategist Steve Schmidt analyze the homestretch of the presidential campaign with input from James Fallows, National Correspondent for The Atlantic; Sam Popkin, UC San Diego professor and author of “The Candidate;” James Fowler, a UC San Diego professor who specializes in the biochemistry of political behavior: and longtime pollster Dan Yankelovich. Look for some fresh insight from these lively and connected pundits as they call the fates of Mitt Romney, Barack Obama and the next Congress.

Watch “Predicting Election 2012” on October 26 at 7pm — or online now — and make sure to come back in November for more in “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” series, including conversations with Dreamworks’ Stacey Snider, Facebook’s Chris Cox, “The Happiness Project” author Gretchen Rubin and much more.