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FEATURING THOM HARTMANN - We think of democracy as a relatively recent idea that has taken root only in the last few hundred years of human civilization. But in a new book Thom Hartmann explains that in fact democracy is “the default state of virtually every animal species on Earth, and humanity is no exception.” Dictatorship, fascism, and authoritarianism are unnatural states, wrought by consolidation of disproportionate power, wealth or resources.

On Monday August 7th at 7 pm, Rising Up host Sonali Kolhatkar will discuss her new book Rising Up: The Power of Narrative in Pursuing Racial Justice at Powell's Books, 1005 W. Burnside St. in Portland, Oregon. This is an IN-PERSON event.

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