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Guest Speaker

Jonathan Bernstein

Bloomberg Opinion Columnist


Saturday, December 11, 2021   

10 a.m. to noon

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering politics and policy. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.  He will discuss the threat to our democracy and the upcoming mid-term elections

"Many scholars only consider the United States a real democracy since 1965. Now, as the Voting Rights Act has been stripped of its full force and even the basic rules for tabulating votes have come under attack from a former president who tried to subvert an election, the future of U.S. democracy is again uncertain."



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