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Other Voices: DEEPLY DIVIDED: The Political Earthquake of 2016
Date Tuesday April 05
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Midpen Media Center
900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/Authorppjc
A conversation with Doug McAdam
Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
Co-Author of Deeply Divided: Social Movements and Racial Politics in Post-War America

The 2016 Presidential election is turning out to be unlike any campaign in recent history and it may be having a transformational effect on American politics. Whether that’s good news or very bad news has yet to be seen.

After decades of deepening inequality and unprecedented partisan polarization, the nature of campaign 2016 should come as no surprise to anyone who has been paying attention. But what will American politics — and America itself — look like after the voting booths have closed? Are we headed for ever greater polarization? Will either of the major parties shatter, leaving behind an entirely new political landscape? And how do we finally confront the deeply divisive trends that have delivered us to this moment in history? Those are the among the questions we’ll explore at this month’s Other Voices forum.

YOU are an important part of every Other Voices forum. The forum really is a conversation and that includes you. So come prepared to ask questions or share your opinions.

Other Voices Monthly Forum is held at the Midpen Media Center, where it is recorded for later broadcast on local cable television and streaming on the Internet. Previous forums (and other videos) can be seen at our YouTube Channel or the Video Page at our website.

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