CategoriesOctober 19, 2020
Video: Popular Mobilization and Electoral Politics
Video is now available from our first Election 2020 teach-in—Popular Mobilization and Electoral Politics—which took place on Friday, October 9 with Nusrat Sabina Chowdhury (Amherst College), Yanilda María González (Harvard Kennedy School), Maurice Mitchell (Working Families Party), and Jeffrey Paller (University of San Francisco).
Thinking the US alongside contexts in Africa, South Asia and Latin America, the panelists considered the various ways in which electoral politics has spurred wider popular mobilization and explored whether and how demands on the streets are incorporated into electoral frameworks.
The Election 2020 series is presented by 3CT and co-sponsored by the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, the Chicago Center on Democracy, and UChiVotes.