Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains

From The William Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University comes Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, an exposé of James McGill Buchanan, the Nobel-Prize-winning political economist whose ideas have been used by conservative libertarian forces to shape American democracy.

MacLean is the author of Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux Klan, winner of the Rawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians, and Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace, which received the Richard A. Lester Prize for the Outstanding Book in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations.

From Nancy Isenberg, author of White Trash: ” Professor MacLean’s meticulous research and shrewd insights make this a must-read for all who believe in government ‘by the people.'”

This event will be held at Centennial Hall’s Loos Room, 733 N Eighth St. Reigstration is requested at