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The US Presidential Election and the Left

Contributor(s): Jennifer Epps-Addison, Professor Jeff Manza | What do the results tell us about the changing bases of voting behaviour and what do they mean for the left in the US and beyond? Jennifer Epps-Addison (@jeppsaddison) serves as the President and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action's network of partner organisations throughout the country. As President, Jennifer leads CPD’s racial justice campaigns, and works closely with its network of local affiliates. Jennifer boasts over 15 years of community organizing experience, advancing systems-change campaigns for economic and racial justice. Prior to joining CPD, Epps-Addison was the Chief Program Officer for the Liberty Hill Foundation, a social justice foundation in Los Angeles that funds grassroots community organising campaigns for social change. Jeff Manza is Professor of Sociology at NYU. He is the author of Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy, as well as many articles on voting, partisanship, and public opinion. Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme and Director of the Postgraduate Programme in Political Sociology at LSE. The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry. Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEUSElection


 2020-11-11  1h30m