Former senator Russ Feingold to discuss the threat that corporations present to democracy in a live taping of Philosophy Talk

Former Senator Russell Feingold will make an appearance at Stanford University, as a guest on a live recording of the nationally syndicated radio program Philosophy Talk.

Feingold joins Philosophy Talk co-hosts and Stanford philosophers John Perry and Ken Taylor for a conversation about the threat corporations present to democracy. The US prides itself on the strength of its democratic institutions and considers itself a leader in the promotion of democratic values around the globe. But can we consistently maintain this self-image in the face of the growing power of corporations? 

Russell Feingold, the former US senator from Wisconsin, is founder of Progressives United and author of While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era.

ABOUT PHILOSOPHY TALK

Philosophy Talk is, “the program that questions everything...except your intelligence.” In it’s 8th season, and heard in over 260 regions nationally, Philosophy Talk celebrates the value of the examined life. Two Stanford University philosophy professors invite listeners to join them in conversations about a variety of issues from popular culture to our most deeply held beliefs about science, morality, and the human condition.

When:
Thursday, March 15, 2012. 7:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.5 hour(s).
Where:
Stanford campus, Cubberly Auditroium (Map)
Audience:
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Tags:
Lecture / Reading
International
Humanities
Public Service
Sponsor:
Humanities Center, Haas Center for Public Service
Contact:
650-724-8156
corrieg@stanford.edu
Admission:

The event is free and open to the public.

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