October 29, 2020, 11:00am EDT Election 2020 + Radical Partisanship
Can you believe it? For all the talk about this contentious election year, the event itself is finally upon us. Regardless of your personal politics, everyone can agree that we’re more divided than ever — and we seem to be at a loss for how to repair these divisions.
We decided to wrap up our series on defending democracy with a conversation with Lilliana Mason, associate professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park and author of the book “Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity.”
Mason offers a clear and compelling understanding of the origin of our social divisions, how they have resulted in radical partisanship and political dysfunction — and importantly, what we might do about it going forward.
And of course we will go over the latest about what we know about Election 2020, and how we might expect it to play out.
Please join TEDxMidAtlantic co-curator Dave Troy in conversation with Lilliana Mason for a deep dive into radical partisanship, what might happen with Election 2020 — and your questions!
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