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TEACH-IN Event with NANCY MACLEAN discussing DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS:THE DEEP HISTORY OF THE RADICAL RIGHT’S STEALTH PLAN FOR AMERICA

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Behind today’s headlines of billionaires taking over our government is a secretive political establishment with long, deep, and troubling roots. The capitalist radical right has been working not simply to change who rules, but to fundamentally alter the rules of democratic governance. But billionaires did not launch this movement; a white intellectual in the embattled Jim Crow South did. Democracy in Chains names its true architect–the Nobel Prize-winning political economist James McGill Buchanan–and dissects the operation he and his colleagues designed over six decades to alter every branch of government to disempower the majority.

Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:

Venue

Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Phone:
8004419829
Website:
malaprops.com

Organizer

Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe
Phone:
828-254-6734
Email:
cindy@malaprops.com
Website:
www.malaprops.com