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Deconstructing Oligarchy: How Wealthy Elites Undermine Democracy And Our Survival On The Planet

September 24 @ 12:00 pm

City Lights in conjunction with W.W. Norton, Pluto Press, and Verso Books present

Deconstructing Oligarchy: How Wealthy Elites Undermine Democracy And Our Survival On The Planet
with Nancy Fraser, Robert Ovetz, and Douglas Rushkoff

Join us for a day-long series of talks taking a deep dive into the methods and philosophy of oligarchs and what can be done to resist them. Celebrating the publication of three new books about how a class of the very few attempt to usurp democratic rule and bring the environment to the brink of disaster. Nancy Fraser discusses Cannibal Capitalism, Robert Ovetz discusses We The Elites, and Douglas Rushkoff discusses Survival of the Richest. Three seasoned critics explore a range of subjects aimed to expose those few who seek to benefit themselves at the expense of the many.

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