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  • Democracy Forum 5/20/16

    Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine    
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Participatory Democracy

    Program Topic: Us vs Them: Is Government the Enemy

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) We’ll discuss the history and cultural origins of American attitudes toward government
    b) How these attitudes have evolved over time, and
    c) Whether these attitudes have been purposefully amplified by vested interests.

    Guests:
    Colin Woodard, award winning author and journalist www.colinwoodard.com/
    Amy Fried, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine umaine.edu/polisci/faculty-and-staff/amy-fried/

    The all-volunteer team at the League of Women Voters – Downeast who plan and coordinate this series includes:
    John Bradford
    Linda Hoskins
    Ann Luther
    Marge May
    Pam Person
    Leah Taylor
    Linda Washburn

    FMI re League of Women Voters of Maine: www.lwvme.org

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    Published on May 20, 2016 · Filed under: Democracy Forum; Tagged as:
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