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September 18
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$20 – $25
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A Zoom event under Chatham House rule

History In The Making: the 2024 US elections

MF Digital with Bruce Wolpe and Tom Switzer

Hosted by:
John Ridley AM

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

$20 – $25

The “leader of the free world” as the American President is described has considerable influence on the lives of people in the US and across the world.

Will President Joe Biden prevail on the 5 November 2024 election or will former President Donald Trump reclaim the keys to the White House? Is this the most important Presidential election in US history?

Bruce Wolpe and Tom Switzer bring great awareness of the American political scene.

Bruce Wolpe is a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre — a research centre dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economics, politics and culture. A regular contributor on US politics across several Australian media outlets including The Sydney Morning Herald and Sky News, Bruce served on the Democratic staff in the US Congress during President Barack Obama’s first term. He was also chief of staff to former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. His latest book is Trump’s Australia: How Trumpism changed Australia and the shocking consequences for us of a second term.

Tom Switzer is a respected writer and commentator on international affairs and the executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies — a Sydney-based free-market think tank. He is a former senior fellow at the United States Studies Centre (2009-17) and was editor of The Spectator Australia from 2009 to 2014. Tom has written for numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post, is a columnist at The Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review and former host of Between the Lines on the ABC’s Radio National.

Insightful and strategic, Bruce Wolpe and Tom Switzer never disappoint. You cannot afford to miss their review and analysis of the respective presidential campaigns, the expected outcome and the consequences.

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