Are We Still in This Together? The Death of Parties, the Rise of Tribalism in American Politics and What It Portends for Our Future

Dude, Where’s My Party?

Do our parties effectively represent the will of (most of) the people? Some researchers (Morris Fiorina) believe the parties have been pulled to the polls and the moderate views that most Americans hold are left behind. One of the ways that our parties might “die” is not by ceasing to exist, but by existing in such a way that there is considerable fluidity in voter loyalty and few distinguishable issues that are represented in alignment with the interest of most voters. Join Scott Jennings for a discussion of this important topic.

IOP Spring 2018 Resident Fellow Scott Jennings

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:15pm to 5:45pm
IOP Conference Room, L-166