The Nation at The New School: Progressives and Election 2012

7:00 p.m.

A conversation about the role of progressives in the next election. How do we balance support for the Democrats with the need to mobilize grassroots support for social and economic causes? How do we determine priorities for strained resources? What should we be seeking from a second term Obama administration? Audience questions to follow conversation. Sponsored by The New School and The Nation. 

Featuring Nation contributors:

  • Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor, publisher, The Nation
  • John Nichols, Washington correspondent, The Nation
  • Chris Hayes, MSNBC host
  • Ilyse Hogue, political strategist
  • Patricia J. Williams, Professor of Law, Columbia University¬†

Moderated by Richard Kim, Executive Editor, The Nation

This event will be streamed live on the day of the event at:


Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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