OCTOBER 15-18, 2020

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17

Sep

Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi

09/17/2020 - 7:00pm

Crowdcast

Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Yaa Gyasi will appear in conversation with Ainehi Edoro, founder of Brittle Paper.

 

Join the event at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/transcendent-kingdom. Before the event begins, you will see a countdown and the event image. 

 

Transcendent Kingdom - Yaa Gyasi - <span class="date-display-single">09/17/2020 - 7:00pm</span>

21

Sep

You're Fired

Paul Begala

09/21/2020 - 7:00pm

Crowdcast

“You’re fired!” Donald Trump became famous bellowing those words in a make-believe boardroom. In November, tens of millions of Americans want to yell it right back at him. Yet Trump has seemed to almost defy the laws of political physics. Paul Begala, one of America’s greatest political talents, lays out the strategy that will defeat him and send him and his industrial-strength spray-on tan machine back to Mar-a-Lago.

 

Join the event athttps://www.crowdcast.io/e/youre-fired. Before the event begins, you will see a countdown and the event image. 

 

In You're Fired, Paul Begala tells us how Trump uses division to distract from the actual reality of his record. Distraction, he argues, is Trump’s superpower. And this book is Kryptonite. In it, the man who helped elect Bill Clinton and reelect Barack Obama, details:

 

You're Fired - Paul Begala - <span class="date-display-single">09/21/2020 - 7:00pm</span>

23

Sep

Coming Out, Moving Forward

Richard Wagner

09/23/2020 - 7:00pm

Crowdcast

Richard Wagner will appear live on Crowdcast. Join us at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/coming-out-moving-forward

 

Coming Out, Moving Forward: Wisconsin's Recent Gay History, the second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin, outlines the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites faced in their efforts to right past oppressions and secure equality in the post-Stonewall period between 1969 and 2000. During this era, Wisconsin made history as the first state to enact a gay rights law prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation. It also became the first state to elect three openly gay/lesbian persons to Congress.

 

Coming Out, Moving Forward - Richard Wagner - <span class="date-display-single">09/23/2020 - 7:00pm</span>

29

Sep

On Corruption in America

Sarah Chayes

09/29/2020 - 7:00pm

Crowdcast

From the prizewinning journalist, internationally recognized expert on corruption in government networks throughout the world, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, a major, unflinching book that looks homeward to America, exploring the insidious, dangerous networks of corruption of our past, present, and precarious future.

 

Join the event athttps://www.crowdcast.io/e/on-corruption-in-america. Before the event you will see a countdown and the event image. 

 

Now, bringing to bear all of her knowledge, grasp, sense of history and observation, Sarah Chayes writes in her new book, that the United States is showing signs similar to some of the most corrupt countries in the world. Corruption, as Chayes sees it, is an operating system of sophisticated networks in which government officials, key private-sector interests, and out-and-out criminals interweave. Their main objective: not to serve the public but to maximize returns for network members. 

 

On Corruption in America - Sarah Chayes - <span class="date-display-single">09/29/2020 - 7:00pm</span>
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