The Trajectory of Justice is 19 lectures given by Danny Sheehan at CU Santa Cruz in the spring 2019 on the topic of Mueller investigation, impeachment, Trump, climate emergency, Oil, Money, robber barons, and resistance in the time of white supremacy.
WEEK 1: COURSE OVERVIEW
April 2nd: Course overview; the interrelation of the three components of the course
April 4th: The present status & logistical setting for the potential impeachment of Donald J. Trump
WEEK 2: CLIMATE SCIENCE
April 9th (Lecture by Dr. Jon Conway): Climate Change – What is it and how do we know we’re causing it?
April 11th (Lecture by Dr. Jon Conway): The environmental impacts of climate change; feedbacks, tipping points, and lessons from deep time
WEEK 3: CLIMATE POLITICS
April 16th: Power and Profit in the U.S. – The Constitution, Robber Barons, the Middle East
April 18th: The Mueller Report
WEEK 4: THE POTENTIAL IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD TRUMP
April 23rd: What Mueller Missed – The Narrative No One Is Talking About ***MUST WATCH*** “What Mueller Missed” section begins at 34:34
April 25th: Precedent for Impeachment – Burying the True Crime
WEEK 5: THE CONTEXT FOR THE POTENTIAL IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD TRUMP
April 30th: Precedent for Impeachment – CIA, Iran Contra, Rulers of the Realm
May 2nd: Discussion of Trump’s Potential Impeachment and Issues of Censorship
WEEK 6: NON-IMPEACHMENT PRECEDENTS
May 7th: Investigating the Investigation & The Historical Background of Non-Impeachment
May 9: Dangers, Opportunities and Origins of a Constitutional Crisis
WEEK 7 : GATHERING OUR THOUGHTS
May 14th: To Impeach or Not to Impeach – Gathering Our Thoughts for the next Assignment
No Class Thursday May 16 due to a campus-wide strike.
WEEK 8: OIL=MONEY=POWER
May 21st: OIL = MONEY = POWER
May 23rd: How did we get here? (Oil = Money = Power)
WEEK 9: EXPLORING STRATEGIES OF RESISTANCE
May 28th: EXPLORING STRATEGIES OF RESISTANCE
May 30th: Strategies of Resistance – Mueller and Standing Rock
WEEK 10: WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?
June 4th: What are YOU going to do about Climate Change?
June 6th: Strategic and Tactical Stories
Daniel Sheehan is a Harvard College, Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School–trained Constitutional Litigation and Appellate Attorney. For close to five decades, Dan’s work as an Federal Civil Rights Attorney, Author, Public Speaker and College and Law School Educator has helped expose the structural sources of injustice in our country and around the world. He has protected the fundamental and inalienable rights of our world’s citizens and has elucidated a compelling and inspiring vision for the future direction of our human family. Dan’s dedication to this vision and his work have placed him at the center of many of the most important legal cases and social movements of our generation.