William F. Buckley, Jr. Program Firing Line Debate: “Public Sector Unions: A Threat or an Assett to Our Democracy”

Event time: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
William L. Harkness Hall, Room 208 See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program presents: 

Firing Line Debate with Dr. Daniel DiSalvo, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science, City College of New York-CUNY and Dr. Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.:  “Public Sector Unions:  A Threat or an Assett to Our Democracy”.

Daniel DiSalvo holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Virginia, and has written extensively on American political parties, elections, labor unions, state government, and public policy. He is the author of “Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and its Consequences.”

Arguing union-favorable perspective, Alexander Hertel-Fernandez holds a BA in Political Science from Northwestern University and an AM and PhD in Government from Harvard. His research and writing focuses on the impact of organized interests on public policy. His most recent book is titled “Politics at Work,” which examines how American businesses are bringing their workers into politics.

The event will be free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

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Open to: 
General Public