Wed, Feb 06 | Antioch University New England

The People vs the Politicians: A film by Hendrick Smith

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The People vs the Politicians: A film by Hendrick Smith

Time & Location

Feb 06, 2019, 6:00 PM
Antioch University New England, 40 Avon St, Keene, NH 03431, USA

About The Event

Wednesday - Feb 6, 2019 - 6:00 - 7:30pm

For every flaw in our politics – dark money, voter suppression, gerrymandering, Citizens United, Mega-Donors, hyper-partisanship – grassroots reformers are putting solutions to work at the state level. This is not a story of left vs right., Republicans vs Democrats. It’s a story of the People vs the Politicians, of We the People rising up against fat cats and entrenched power – and winning.

Join us for stories of grassroots heroes making a difference, combating billionaire and corporate money, empowering small donors, fighting for voters rights, mobilizing to make our democracy fairer, more transparent and more inclusive.

Hedrick Smith, the Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Emmy Award-winning documentary producer for PBS and PBS Frontline will join us for a discussion following the film. Hedrick has over five decades as a reporter, editor, producer and author and has established himself as one of America’s premier journalists.

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This film is free and open to the public. Please arrive at 5:45. Event starts at 6 pm.

Co-sponsored by AUNE - Sustainability & Social Justice Committee (SSJ); Monadnock Progressive Alliance; The Monadnock chapter of the Citizens' Climate Lobby; Rights & Democracy NH; and Open Democracy.

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