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Nancy MacLean, author of 'Democracy in Chains,' comes to Rutgers Nov 30

Submitted by bencarroll on Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:13

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 3 – 5 PM
Please arrive early for a coffee/tea reception from 2:30 – 3 PM.
Alexander Library, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick
Room 403 (Teleconference/Lecture Hall)

Learn about the intellectual roots of the radical right's attack on U.S. democracy

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The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America (New York: Viking, 2017)
by Professor Nancy MacLean, William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy, Duke University

On the Intellectual Roots of the Radical Right’s Concerted Attack on Shared Prosperity, Public Enterprise and Democratic Government

The Koch brothers (Charles and David) may have provided the money, Professor MacLean has commented about her new book, but James M. Buchanan, the founder of the Virginia School of Political Economy and winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Economics, “supplied the ideas that made the money effective.”

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The program will be livestreamed at: and therefore begins promptly at 3 PM.

CO-SPONSORS: Department of History Neo-Liberalism Group; Department of Labor Studies & Employment Relations (SMLR); Rutgers AAUP/AFT

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