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How Sick Is American Democracy? The League of Women Voters Invites Steven Levitsky

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Brews & Views
Join the League of Women Voters’ “Virtual Brews & Views” for a conversation with Harvard Professor Steven Levitsky, co-author of the international best-selling book, How Democracies Die.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register HERE to receive a unique link to the meeting. The registration form includes an opportunity to submit your advance questions to our guest.
“American democracy depends on us, the citizens of the U.S. No single political leader can end a democracy; no single leader can rescue one either.” Thus write Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt in their best-selling book, How Democracies Die (Penguin, 2018). The book’s publication could hardly be more timely: in a nationally representative survey in August 2019, the nonpartisan research organization Public Agenda found that 81 percent of respondents felt that American democracy is either actively “in crisis” or “facing serious challenges.” What are the most effective steps ordinary citizens can take to protect our democracy? Professor Levitsky will address this question and others you submit, either in advance when you register HERE, or during the meeting.
When action is so desperately needed, astute direction is critical. We expect to leave this event with a stronger sense of how to restore the strength of the world’s oldest democracy.
Everybody welcome! This event is open to the public.
League members are encouraged to invite non-members to register and attend. Fore more info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/770770016661455/

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June 17
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