In response to an organic crisis of democracy, a conference is being convened October 5-6 that draws together intellectuals and activists from across the globe to examine and explore different dimensions of that crisis. Speakers at “The Crisis of Democracy” will venture into a deeper analysis of the political forces and dynamics at work, with an eye to identifying opportunities to strengthen democratic institutions and democratic practices. Co-sponsors include the American Federation of Teachers, American Prospect Magazine, the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization, Democratic Socialists of America and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown University. The conference is free, registration is required; register here.
Photo: AFT's President Randi Weingarten, who will be featured at the conference