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Save the Date: Watch Bad Faith with the author of Democracy in Chains

June 28 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

You’re invited to a Watch Party, Discussion, and Book Signing with acclaimed author Nancy MacLean!

Dr. MacClean is a distinguished historian and author of the book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America.

In it, MacLean documents her years-long investigation into what she calls “a stealth bid to reverse-engineer all of America, at both the state and national levels, back to the oligarchic governance of midcentury Virginia, minus the segregation.”

On 6/28, Dr. MacClean will sign and discuss the book, with a screening of the documentary Bad Faith, analyzing the factors that gave rise to the current form of Christian nationalism in the U.S.

Why did Dr. McClean choose this film to go with a signing of a book about the anti-democratic activities of capitalists like the Koch Brothers? Dr. MacLean told us:

“I don’t at this point see how we can save democracy without coming to terms with how cynically fossil fuel interests, above all, Koch Industries and its allies, and the religious entrepreneurs they count on to win elections have transformed and weaponized the faith of believers who will themselves eventually be hurt by the agenda of the authoritarians who have captured one of our major parties. Fortunately, growing numbers of good Christians and more than a few former Republican leaders agree.”

North Scottsdale address TBA to attendees upon RSVP (near the 101 and Central)

Appetizers and soft drinks served. Tickets affordably priced. All attendees receive a free raffle ticket and a chance to win one of 15 signed copies of Democracy in Chains.

This nonpartisan event brought to you by National Council of Jewish Women AZSave Our Schools AZ and Secular AZ.

More information and ticket page to be announced soon. For now, we hope you Save the Date and share!

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June 28
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Secular AZ
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