Counter-Inauguration – Stickin it to the man

The University of Chicago will be hosting a counter-inaugural event on January 20th, with multiple events being held as an intellectual stimulant to question the current state of political affairs.

“At approximately 11:30 AM EST on Thursday, January 20th, George W. Bush will be sworn-in for a second term as President of the United States. While this event will be celebrated in Washington and in much of the country, almost half of the American people and
practically all of the rest of the world will view it with extreme distress and dread. A substantial part of the University of Chicago community–including faculty, students, and staff–will be among those deeply concerned and affected by this event, especially those who worked so hard and with such dedication during the recent presidential election to assure a different outcome, a different future. We intend through this “counter-inaugural,” therefore, to
provide an alternative to the events in Washington, an intellectual and physical space for reflection, analysis, and hope.”

All events are free and open to the public. You can get more information at their site.

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