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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Will Populism Prevail?

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

With the surprising results of the Brexit Referendum and the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, all eyes turn to the French and German elections to gauge the influence of populism and voter discontent in global democracies.

France, an architect of the European Union (EU) that has always prided itself on its influence in Europe, now potentially poses a great threat to the European project. The improbable, but not impossible election of Marine Le Pen, candidate for the Eurosceptic, right-wing National Front, on May 7 could spell the end of the EU. German’s federal elections on Sept. 24 also carry ramifications for the stability of Europe and the West, with Chancellor Angela Merkel poised to stave off Social Democratic Party challenger Martin Schultz.

Join us, the City Club, Global Cleveland, International Partners in Mission, and the Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle Eastern Studies (NOCMES) for a free discussion and status report on the upcoming European elections.

Panelists include:
Mark K. Cassell, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Kent State University
Marianne Prebet, Owner, Simply Gourmand

This conversation will be moderated by WCPN host/producer Tony Ganzer.

Location: The Happy Dog, 5801 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, 44102

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Date:
May 2
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

CCWA
Phone:
(216) 781-3730
Email:
ccwa@ccwa.org
Website:
www.ccwa.org

Venue

Cleveland State University
Fenn Tower, Room 303
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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