DemocracyFest

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DemocracyFest is a political festival for liberal/progressive activists which features trainings, speakers and entertainment; teaching people how to make a difference and have fun doing it! Prior DemocracyFests have been held in Massachusetts, Texas, California, New Hampshire and Virginia. Over 4,000 activists have been trained to help on campaigns and make a difference in their communities.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-11-19
Format: 2017-11-19
Health Care Reform - 07/19/2009
Teri Mills, President, National Nursing Network Organization, speaks about the current state of health care in the United States. Gov. Howard Dean shares his views on the Obama Heath Care Plan and why it's important to pass health care reform now.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition - 07/19/2009
Richard Van Wickler knows about incarceration. For over 20 years he has worked in law enforcement, the last 15 as superintendent for the Cheshire County (NH) Department of Corrections. After four decades of effort, a trillion dollars spent, and too...
Peak Oil & Politics - 07/19/2009
Now even the International Energy Agency is worried about medium-term energy supply. The IEA, created by the wealthy countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in the wake of the 1973-74 oil price increases, has for years...
Welcome to DemocracyFest - 07/18/2009
DemocracyFest is a political festival for liberal/progressive activists which features trainings, speakers and entertainment; teaching people how to make a difference and have fun doing it! Over 4,000 activists have been trained to help on campaigns...
Instant Runoff Voting - 07/18/2009
DemocracyFest is a political festival for liberal/progressive activists which features trainings, speakers and entertainment; teaching people how to make a difference and have fun doing it! Over 4,000 activists have been trained to help on campaigns...
Citizen Rights - 07/18/2009
Charlie Grapski, a political activist who is involved in multiple lawsuits against the city of Alachua Florida had been arrested on charges of trespass and injuring three police officers at the Alachua Police Department while resisting arrest.
Correcting Corrections - 07/18/2009
With rep. Jason Lorber.

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Big Data, Politics and the 2020 Election

Jeff Chester, Director of the Center for Digital Democracy and national advocate for media justice, joins us on Thursday, November 9th at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in Burlington, VT for a provocative and timely talk about how Big Data threatens to change Politics and Democracy forever and what we can do to stop it. The event begins at 5.30 with a reception, followed by the Public Talk at 6 p.m. ending at 8 p.m. REGISTER TODAY

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