Elected to Congress in 2018, Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar has refused to accept status quo politics. She has challenged xenophobia, racism, imperialism and militarism, earning her the scorn of President Trump and his allies. But Omar has become a leader in the struggles to change foreign and domestic policy. This discussion will focus on her vision and why she believes that these challenging times open up avenues to achieve it.
Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.
David Maraniss, Jennifer Mnookin, Paul Soglin, Daniel Tokaji
The University of Wisconsin has been on the bleeding edge of debates about free speech for almost all of its 175 years. Hear an all-star panel including the university’s chancellor and law school dean plus the city’s longtime mayor (and a former campus protester) talk with Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss about the past and the future of freedom of expression.
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