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How Should Citizens Resist Authoritarian Rule? (Farida Nabourema, Jeb Bush)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

World Forum, Perry World House (3803 Locust Walk) Map / Accessibility

IS IT TIME FOR AMERICANS TO DRAW INSPIRATION from movements against authoritarianism that have emerged around the world in places such as Togo – or rather, should we strive for a politics of civility and accommodation to forestall a slide into crisis and, in consequence, the very authoritarianism we fear?

Farida Nabourema, Togolese Activist and Blogger
Jeb Bush, Former Florida Governor and Penn Presidential Professor of Practice