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Misinformation, Fake News and Political Propaganda

Thursday, March 10                      6-7:30pm

[Sponsor: Oregon City Public Library]

Register:

https://orcity-library.libcal.com/calendar/events/civicsworkshop?hs=a

“Very good, solid information – This is what all Americans need to know.”

“I consider myself a well-informed citizen but I learned a great deal of new information”

  • Mainstream press and “fake news”
  • Social Media posts
  • Email clickbait
  • Propaganda
  • Language / terminology
  • Deepfakes
  • Survey / poll questions
  • Economic data
  • Graphs and charts
  • Finding good information

The Constitution: Fulfilling Democracy’s Promise? – Democracy, The Constitution and Representation

Saturday, March 23 7-8:30pm

[Sponsor Lake Oswego]

Register:

https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/library/online-constitution-fulfilling-democracys-promise?date=0

We’ll look at the Constitution’s creation, trace major changes to its interpretation, and examine its current structural limitations.

“Well organized, excellent information!”

“Loved it…well-rounded, wide array of examples!”

  • Status of democracy
  • Early America
  • Forming a country / Bill of Rights
  • Structural issues / representation
  • Interpreting the Constitution
  • Changes needed?

 

 

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