Trumpism:White Identity Politics & the Crisis of American Democracy/Pt.1


26415 Scotia Rd.
Huntington Woods

Important Venue Notes

Lower level



This two-part program consists of a 45 minute power point lecture and a 45 minute interactive workshop. The lecture provides a historicalanalysis of the rise of Trumpism, delving into the factors that accounted for his electoral victory in 2016 and the specific policies and practices that have become part of his governing project and resistance to it.

The workshop explores through discussion how we can collectively address both white supremacy and the crisis in American Democracy.

Francis Shor is a Professor Emeritus of History at Wayne State University.He is the author of three books, the latest being Dying Empire: U.S. Imperialism and Global Resistance (Routledge 2010). He has been a long-time peace and justice activist, serving on the boards of Peace Action and Michigan Coalition

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