Upcoming Event

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett & Tommy Vietor at First Parish Church

presenting

Democracy or Else:
How to Save America in 10 Easy Steps

Date

Jun
27
Thursday
June 27, 2024
7:00 PM ET
(Doors at 6:15)

Location

First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

$38.00 (book included)

Harvard Book Store welcomes JON FAVREAU, JON LOVETT, and TOMMY VIETOR—former White House aides during the Obama administration and hosts of the widely popular podcast Pod Save America—for a discussion of their new book Democracy or Else: How to Save America in 10 Easy Steps.

Ticketing

Tickets include admission for one and one hardcover copy of Democracy or Else. 


 

About Democracy or Else

If you’re looking to navigate the chaotic, dunce-infested waters of American politics, Democracy or Else is here to help you tackle what might be the greatest question of our time: How do you get involved in the political process and make a real difference without giving in to the sense of impending dread that hangs over our society like a nameless stench? Each chapter will take readers step-by-step through the perilous journey of

  • Getting informed when you don’t know which influencer to trust (all of them!)
  • Donating and volunteering where you can have the biggest impact
  • Organizing, protesting, and even running for office yourself
  • Staying engaged in politics without losing hope or your mind or all of your friends

Democracy or Else is a resource for everyone—from political junkies following every turn of the news cycle to young people getting ready to vote for the first time. And it's filled with practical advice from some of the smartest experts and least annoying politicians around. The stakes and average global temperatures have never been higher—but there have also never been so many opportunities to join the fight. It’s an age of contradictions!

Masking Policy

Masks are encouraged but not required for this event.

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor
Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor

Former White House aides during the Obama administration, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor are the hosts of the widely popular podcast Pod Save America. A no-bullshit conversation about politics, Pod Save America cuts through the noise to break down the week's news and helps listeners figure out what actually matters and how they can help. The hosts are regularly joined by journalists, activists, politicians, entertainers, and world leaders.


 

First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and look for the newsstand called Crimson Corner. Turn right and proceed north along Mass. Ave. going toward the Cambridge Common. You will pass the Harvard Coop, Bank of America, and CVS. The First Parish Church is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church St. Please enter through the front door of the church.

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