Details: Join the Hart House Debates Committee and the International Relations Society as they investigate issues in the lead up to this year’s general U.S. election with the Honourable John LaFalce, former Congressman for the State of New York.
The mainstream political leadership of the United States has come under scrutiny, and its legitimacy has been called into question. Candidates and nominees who brand themselves as political outsiders have found considerable success. What are the origins of this populist rhetoric, and reasons for its recent re-emergence? What does it tell us about unresolved political discontent in America?
And crucially, how will it impact the final results of the election?
When: Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 7-9 pm
Where: Music Room, Hart House
Cost: Free / Register online
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