Critical Conversation: Tomorrow’s USA
September 30 at 7:30pm
Each day of the Festival, authors and industry experts will come together for candid, live conversations to examine a new facet of the culture and politics that shape the world around us and the books we read.
With continuing gun violence, the repeal of Roe v. Wade and the enquiry into the January 6 riot, the United States is in the grip of challenges to long-held concepts of democracy, rights and freedoms that make many onlookers deeply concerned. These issues have ripple effects north to neighbouring Canada, and across the world, as nations look to the U.S. to set the precedent for defining future democracy. What is that going to look like? Our panel to explore these issues includes Stephen Marche, author of The Next Civil War, Wendy Cukier and Nic Sammond.
Moderated by Daniel Drache.
Sponsored by Baillie Gifford.