The FORUM hosted a lively conversation William’s College Parent Weekend between students and parents about how different generations see climate change. The meeting opened with a clip from the little known show John Oliver by an un-noteworthy scientist by the name of Bill Nye announcing “the world’s on fucking fire.” Jesting aside, Friday’s meeting hosted Read more about How Bill Nye, Exxon, and others changed the Generational Climate Change Experience[…]
At 7:30pm this Friday, we’ll be discussing the electoral college and thinking about alternatives. Our aim will be to figure out which methods are best for elections of different scales (Williams College, Williamstown, MA, and US) and to figure out how to effectively defend (and spread) the methods we favor. Notes & Agenda.
We invite you and any visiting family to join us for a conversation about climate change on Friday at 7pm (sharp) in Griffin 4! View the notes and agenda here. We’ll focus on how we each view climate change and what we think it requires of us. You’ll get to engage in a mixed group Read more about Multi-Generational Discussion of Climate Change[…]
We talked about political conspiracy theories and how to respond to them. In a little sociopolitical experiment, we intentionally created a false conspiracy theory about Joe Biden and watched it propagate through the group. Agenda and Notes
We discussed peach mint cakes and presidential impeachment: when it should happen and what it should mean. Starting in pairs, we iteratively merged into larger and larger groups, maintaining lists of the claims on which we agreed and disagreed. Agenda and Notes.