Panel May 27: The Future of Fundamentalism in an Obama Era

As part of this year’s Book Expo America at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, a panel will feature of The Revealer friends and family.

The Future of Fundamentalism in an Obama Era
Thursday, May 27, 2010
2:00PM – 3:00PM

Location: Room 1E17
Why does American Fundamentalism continue to dominate the political landscape even though the power base has shifted in Washington DC to the Democratic party? How has the election of President Barack Obama informed the rise of a progressive movement and the subsequent Republican backlash? Are events such as the C Street Scandals, the passage of Stupak-Pitts Amendment, and teabagger rallies isolated events or part of a larger picture? What factors contribute to the appeal of movements united around a common ideology albeit “religious right” and “progressive?” Continue Reading →