In Democracy Talks at the Bush Center, watch the webinar on "Dangerous "Ism" Challenge Democracies in our Hemisphere & Beyond" with Antonio Garza,Laura Collins,and David Kramer.
Antonio Garza, Laura Collins, and David Kramer each focus on the challenges facing democracies today, including in our own hemisphere. A lawyer in both Mexico City and San Antonio, Garza served as U.S. ambassador to Mexico from 2002-2009. Collins leads the George W. Bush Institute’s work on immigration issues as director of the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative. Kramer is a senior fellow in human rights at Florida International University’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, and previously worked on human rights and democracy issues for the State Department and the McCain Institute for International Leadership. In this video interview with the Bush Institute’s Lindsay Lloyd, Christopher Walsh, and William McKenzie, the threesome discuss the destabilizing forces of nativism, protectionism, and isolationism. They also offer ways to counter the impact of those forces on modern democracies in our hemisphere and beyond. And they open their conversation with the challenge that racism presents both individuals and larger communities.
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