Is This What Democracy Looks Like?
The State of Democracy in Florida, Wisconsin, and the Nation.
With an estimated price tag of $6 billion, the 2012 election makes it clear that Americans have the best democracy money can buy. Are issues such as voter suppression and unbridled corporate donations quieting the voice of the average American? Do we now have a government of, by and for the 1%?
Join us on Monday, August 27 as leading independent journalists Ruth Conniff, Political Editor of The Progressive magazine; Arun Gupta, contributor to the Guardian, Salon and TruthOut; and Associate Professor of Political Science at University of South Florida, Judithanne Scourfield-McLaughlan discuss the state of democracy in America, populist movements, and elections in the era of Citizens United.
Admission: $5. No one turned away for lack of funds.