October 19, 2019 | Reading Time: 1 minute

A special local event

Hi all, I’m writing to invite you to a special local event I’m co-hosting called Politics in Plain English. I know, right? Bennett Lovett-Graff and I devised a civics program in which we bring thinkers and writers to New Haven to talk about all the important issues of the day for the betterment of the…

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Hi all,

I’m writing to invite you to a special local event I’m co-hosting called Politics in Plain English.

I know, right?

Bennett Lovett-Graff and I devised a civics program in which we bring thinkers and writers to New Haven to talk about all the important issues of the day for the betterment of the common good.

(By the way, Bennett is an enthusiastic member of the Editorial Board! Click here to join him!)

Tuesday is our first event of the new season. It features Bill Scher, a contributing editor of Politico Magazine, a contributing writer to RealClearPolitics, and a whole galaxy of outlets. Bill and I will probably talk about impeachment as we who’s in and out in the Democratic nomination race.

Here’s the fall line up. If you come, please introduce yourself! I love meeting Editorial Board readers!

>>>Tuesday, October 22, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Who’s on First?  What’s on Second?: A Democratic Primary Update
Following in the wake of the Iowa caucus and the first set of summer debates and town halls, POLITICO’s political analyst Bill Scher sits down with Politics in Plain English organizer John Stoehr to explore the policy positions, ground games, and strategies of the remaining candidates.

>>>Tuesday, November 12, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Coloring Outside the Lines: Race and Religion in American Politics
Southern Connecticut State University journalism professor and Hartford Courant contributor Frank Harris III and opinion editor of The Forward, Batya Ungar-Sargon explore with host John Stoehr the bright light shed by today’s mixture of race and religion across the American political landscape. 

>>>Tuesday, December 10, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Courting Disaster?: The Supremes Take the Stage
Contributor to The Nation, Josh Holland and national editor for the Washington Bureau of the Hearst Media Dan Freedman join moderator John Stoehr to take a hard look at what the legal leanings of the newly stamped conservative Supreme Court mean for the future of American jurisprudence.

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John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition open and available to all. Find him @johnastoehr.

2 Comments

  1. John Stoehr on July 30, 2021 at 7:56 am

    Hi all, if you want to reserve a spot, go here —–> https://institutelibrary.z2systems.com/np/clients/institutelibrary/event.jsp?event=3138

  2. Buckles on July 30, 2021 at 7:56 am

    Would love if you did one in NYC. I know CT is home for you. But NYC would be such a boon for some of us for an event like this. Plus then I could load up on 22 martinis for $440 before the event. 😉

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