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5-Wk Civics Series: CAN DEMOCRACY SURVIVE

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Queens Library at Forest Hills, Auditorium

108-19 71st Avenue

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Let's Talk Democracy and the Taft Institute for Government Present

CAN DEMOCRACY SURVIVE?

A 5-Week Civics Series by Professor Michael Krasner

DATES: Wednesdays, Oct 23 & 30, Nov 6 & 13; Thurs, Nov 21, 2019 6:00 to 7:30pm

Join us as Michael Krasner, Professor of Political Science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a 5-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern world, highlight those that are under attack today, discuss issues and causes that are weakening our democracy and possible responses to these worrisome trends. Don’t miss this free, informative journey to empowerment through better understanding of our times.

WEEKLY TOPICS

Oct 23 - What is Democracy – Forms of democracy in the Modern World
Oct 30 - The Threat to Democracy – How is democracy threatened in the United States and other countries?
Nov 6 - Causes of the Threats to Democracy – What is producing the threats to Democracy?
Nov 13 - Defending Democracy – How can democracy be protected and strengthened?
Nov 21 - Group Fair – Options for action

ABOUT MICHAEL KRASNER, PROFESSOR AT QUEENS COLLEGE

An expert in American government and politics, Michael Krasner is co-director of Queen's College’s Taft Institute for Government, which promotes better understanding of the political process. Since 1970 he has taught courses on politics and the media; presidential, gubernatorial and mayoral elections; American foreign policy; public policy; and arms control and disarmament.

More information on Prof. Krasner : Queens Collge | Taft Institute


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