Nancy MacLean: Alan Missen Oration – Democracy in Chains

Discover the hidden backstory of the American radical right’s political agenda. Nancy MacLean exposes the six-decade-long strategy spearheaded by economist James McGill Buchanan in the 1950s to disempower democracy and entrench corporate control – and how it is undermining the power of voters in a country founded on the principle ‘We the people’.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is not able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

Supported by The Monthly, Liberty Victoria and the Alan Missen Foundation

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