The Authoritarian Playbook: What You Need To Know

Speakers

Mary Beth Goodman

Former White House under Obama

Doug Rutzen

International Center for Not-For-Profit Law

Gayle Smith

The One Campaign

The Founding Fathers warned that “eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” American citizens are waking up to consistent attacks against our democracy by the Trump Administration. As attacks on civil liberties, entrenched kleptocracy and limits on citizens’ rights continue to rise under the Trump White House, action is necessary to safeguard democracy as we know it. This panel will expose the authoritarian playbook and discuss what states and cities in the US can do to hold the frontline.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Government
Level: Beginner