Democracy in Robert M. La Follette’s Wisconsin… and in the U.S.
One hundred years after Robert M. La Follette mounted his 1924 presidential campaign based on the premise that “the will of the people may be the law of the land,” what is the state of democracy in the U.S. today? What must we do to renew La Follette’s vision?
Journalist and commentator John Nichols will offer enlightened perspectives and sage analysis of the current political landscape. His fresh, lively way of pinpointing issues and belief in the power of people is inspiring.
Offered in person at Siena Retreat Center Tuesday, January 30, 2024
This retreat begins at 6:30pm and concludes at 8:30pm Cost: $20
You can register and pay online by clicking the register button above, by calling the front desk at 262-898-2590 with a credit card number, or by mailing a check made out to “Siena Retreat Center.” Payment must be received to complete registration.
John Nichols is a nationally know journalist and political correspondent for The Nation magazine, and associate editor of The Capital Times. He has authored or co-authored ten books about the fight against a jobless economy, histories of American opposition to empire, and the movements to hold presidents to account. Gore Vidal says, "Of all the giant slayers now afoot, John Nichols' sword is the sharpest."
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