Challenging Power with Cynthia Kaufman

July 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online Event


Cynthia Kaufman discussing her new book, Challenging Power: Democracy and Accountability in a Fractured World, published by Bloomsbury Books. The book argues that we only have democracy when systems of power are held to account.

This is a virtual event that will be hosted by City Lights on the Zoom platform. Click the ticket link to RSVP via Eventbrite.

Cynthia Kaufman is the Director of the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action at De Anza College, USA, where she also teaches Philosophy. She is the author of two books on social change Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope (2012) and Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change (2003). She is a lifelong activist for social change and has worked on issues such as tenants’ rights, police abuse, union organizing, international politics, and most recently climate change.

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