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Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2:00pm to 3:15pmVirtual Event
Parties and movements have long provided a voice to U.S. citizens and connected them to the government, but these mediating roles are in flux. In their place is a more polarized "red" and "blue" America.
This Democracy 20/20 panel will examine how social movements and changes in the two major political parties are redefining American democracy. Some key changes we'll discuss include:
Moderator: Tom Pepinsky, Government, Cornell University
Panelists: Julia Azari, Marquette University; Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Columbia University; Leah Wright Rigueur, Brandeis University
Democracy 20/20 brings together historical and comparative experts to promote deeper understanding of the challenges these unsettling times pose for American democracy. Beginning in June 2020, the series continues through the 2020 election. The stakes for American democracy have never been higher—so please join us for these critical conversations.