Why the Constitution Won't Save Us

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Mon, 11/05/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Tom Becker reads from an articleby J.M. Opal, “Here's Why America's Constitution Won't Save Us from Trump”; Opal, an Associate Professor of History, McGill University, argues that both 18th century Britain and present day America were/are plutocracies hidden beneath a patina of democratic sounding principles.

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