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Panel Discussion: "Challenges to Democracy at Home and Abroad"

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International Students Association and the Program in Constitutional Theory, History and Law
Room D, Law Building, 504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Mar 5, 2019   12:00 - 1:15 pm  
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Democracy is under threat. In countries around the world, key components of democracy—including freedom of speech and the press, free and fair elections, independent courts, and constraints on executive power—are declining. Popular support for democracy is also dropping, particularly among young people. Will democracy continue to backslide? What will democracy look like in the future? What are its alternatives? How does the United States compare to other countries?

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Noon-1:15 pm

Room D

Featured Panelists

Francesco Biagi

University of Bologna

Jason Mazzone

University of Illinois

Jacqueline Ross

University of Illinois

Free and open to the public. Pizza will be served.

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