Fwd: Democracy Forum: Listen – Friday, October 18

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From: League of Women Voters of Maine <info@lwvme.org&gt;
Date: October 11, 2019 at 11:13:13 EDT
To: Starr Gilmartin <starrcgil@gmail.com&gt;
Subject: Democracy Forum: Listen – Friday, October 18
Reply-To: League of Women Voters of Maine <info@lwvme.org&gt;

Democracy Forum: Listen – Friday, October 18

Friday, October 18
Hate and Fear in Politics: How Fear and Anger Endanger Democracy

LWV-Downeast hosts a monthly radio program on democracy in cooperation with WERU FM. 

This month, we’ll talk about hate and fear in politics and whether they undermine democracy: how panic and fear make space for abandoning the rule of law and the regular order; how when we demonize the opposition, it makes room for extraordinary measures to stop them. We’ll take listener calls during the second half of the show.

Special Guests: Joanne Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University; and Steve Wessler, Maine human rights educator, trainer, and advocate specializing in conflict resolution. 

Learn more.

WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill, streaming at weru.org

Listen live from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. WERU Community Radio:
89.9 FM Blue Hill
Streaming Online

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