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Nancy MacLean - Democracy in Chains

  • ArtSpring 100 Jackson Ave Salt Sprng Island, V8k 2V8 (map)

How profoundly is the Radical Right succeeding in hijacking democracy in the US?

Nancy MacLean is Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University. Her research focuses on race, gender, labor history and social movements in 20th century US history. She was elected a fellow of the Society of American Historians in 2010.

Her recent book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America has set a ferocious cat among the pigeons in American academia, and she is the most praised and reviled political writer of the day in US media.

Professor MacLean has also published books on the American Women’s Movement, the Klu Klux Klan, and on the success of civil rights activism in opening up workplaces to diversity and inclusion.

The Salt Spring Forum is thrilled that a scholar of her stature will visit us in these extraordinary times.

Tickets are available from the ArtSpring Box Office - 250-537-2102 and online, and from Salt Spring Books. $15 – 2019 Forum Members; $20 General Public. Students & low-income residents contact

Friday November 22, ArtSpring. 7.30pm.

This event is sponsored by Country Grocer

This event is sponsored by Country Grocer