Berkeley Arts & Letters presents Thom Hartmann / The Hidden History of the War on Voting
Berkeley Arts & Letters presents Thom Hartmann for his new book The Hidden History of the War on Voting: Who Stole Your Vote and How to Get It Back.
In today's America, only a slim majority of eligible voters register to vote and a large percentage of registered voters don't bother to show up for elections. Is this their responsibility alone, or is it the insidious result of policies made by our elected officials? Thom Hartmann unveils the hidden war on voting in America, offering answers as to why the wealthy elite want to block people from voting, where the idea that only smart people should vote originates, and why convicts aren't allowed to vote. Is voter fraud really that common, or is it just a ploy to make it harder for people to vote? And most importantly, how can we make voting easily accessible to every citizen? With a perspective that stretches all the way to the founding of our republic, Hartmann shows how the war on universal suffrage has been waged for centuries -- and is far from over.
Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host. Talkers magazine named him America's most important progressive host and has named his show one of the top ten talk radio shows in the country every year for over a decade. A four-time recipient of the Project Censored Award, Hartmann is also a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, translated into multiple languages.
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