Political Realism: How Hacks, Machines, Pork Barrel Spending, and Back Room Deals Can Strengthen Our Democracy

What's causing the dysfunction in our government and the chaos in our politics? Jonathan Rauch, senior fellow at Brookings and a contributing writer for the Atlantic, argues that well-intentioned efforts to clean up politics backfired, and that party hacks and smoke-filled rooms are part of the solution.


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 5:30pm to 5:30pm

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
385 East 8th Street, Claremont, CA

Event Type

Athenaeum, Research Institutes, Salvatori Center


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