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*DIGITAL* Are “We the People” Up to the Task?

October 6
7:00 pm


St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Young man holding an American flag jumping between rocks in a river
Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event. Register for this free talk.

In the United States, all power is derived from the people. While this sounds noble in theory, can we expect the American public to have the wits and self-control to meet the demands of climate change? Constitutional scholar Meg Mott explores the paradox of self-governance when the natural foundations of life itself are changing.

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Underwriter: University of Vermont Center for Community Engagement as part of the Fall Conference 2021, “This Mazed World: The Humanities and Climate Change”

Underwriter: Peter Gilbert Endowment Fund

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Organizer

Robert Joly
Phone:
(802) 748-8291

Venue

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
1171 Main St
St Johnsbury, VT 05819 United States
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Website:
http://www.stjathenaeum.org/