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Barbara McQuade – Attack from Within: How Misinformation is Sabotaging America

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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BigTent is thrilled to host MSNBC’s legal expert Barbara McQuade on TUESDAY, June 4 at 7Pm ET.  McQuade will discuss her new book,  Attack from Within– an urgent, comprehensive explanation of the ways disinformation is impacting democracy, and practical solutions that can be pursued to strengthen the public, media, and truth-based politics. She will break down the ways disinformation has become a tool to drive voter to extremes.

About the Book:  Attack from Within is an urgent, comprehensive explanation of the ways disinformation is impacting democracy, and practical solutions that can be pursued to strengthen the public, media, and truth-based politics. An MSNBC legal expert and former US Attorney, McQuade breaks down the ways disinformation has become a tool to drive voters to extremes, disempower our legal structures, and consolidate power in the hands of the few.

About the Author: Barbara McQuade is a professor from practice at the University of Michigan Law School, her alma mater, where she teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, national security, and data privacy. She is also a legal expert for NBC News and MSNBC, and a co-host of the podcast #SistersInLaw. From 2010 to 2017, McQuade served as U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. Ms. McQuade was appointed by President Barack Obama, and was the first woman to serve in her position.

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June 4
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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