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Saturday, May 4 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Has the Next Civil War Already Started?

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In America,  Civil War as long been relegated to history books and Ken Burns films. But recently it has become a live topic. This panel of political experts and journalists will discuss the deepening tribalism of extreme partisan politics, identifying root causes, discussing the platforms that have encouraged this divisiveness, and exploring what can be done to prevent it.  

Moderators
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Jamelle Bouie

Columnist, New York Times
Based in Charlottesville, Virginia and Washington D.C., Jamelle Bouie is a columnist for the New York Times and political analyst for CBS News. He covers campaigns, elections, national affairs, and culture. Prior to the Times, Jamelle was chief political correspondent for Slate magazine... Read More →

Speakers
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Oren Cass

Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Oren Cass is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, where his work on strengthening the labor market addresses issues ranging from the social safety net and environmental regulation to trade and immigration to education and organized labor. Cass is the author of The Once and... Read More →
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Thomas Edsall

Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times, New York Times
Thomas B. Edsall has been teaching political journalism at Columbia University since 2006. His column on strategic and demographic trends in American politics appears every Thursday. He has been a weekly contributor to The Times online Opinion Pages since 2011. He covered politics... Read More →
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Christopher Parker

Professor of Political Science, University of Washington
Professor Christopher Sebastian Parker is an expert on the ways in which race and racism impact Western democracies. In doing so, he challenges conventional explanations for the persistence of racism, while explaining the nature of the movements that have proven capable of making... Read More →
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Tay Wiles

Journalist, High Country News
Tay Wiles is a freelance journalist based in California and a correspondent for High Country News. Her work also appears at The Guardian, Mother Jones, Pacific Standard, Range podcast and KQED. She has served as associate editor at HCN, the editor of Mission Local, a media fellow... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 11:30am - 12:20pm
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