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PPU Debate with Jamelle Bouie - Are Trump's Immigration Policies Racist?

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

133 S. 36th Street, Auditorium (Lower Level)
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
Free and open to the public / Food provided


Co-sponsored by the  Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society and the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

JOIN THE PENN POLITICAL UNION as its five political parties and guest Jamelle Bouie debate the resolution, “The Trump Administration's immigration policies are rooted in racist ideology.”

THE PENN POLITICAL UNION (PPU) is an undergraduate organization formed in 2014 that features parliamentary-style deliberation on urgent contemporary issues. To represent a wide spectrum of political opinion, students are members of five different political parties: libertarian, conservative, independent, liberal, and progressive.


JAMELLE BOUIE, based in Charlottesville, Virginia and Washington D.C., is a columnist for the New York Times and political analyst for CBS News. He covers campaigns, elections, national affairs, and culture. Prior to the Times, he was chief political correspondent for Slate magazine. And before that, he was a staff writer at The Daily Beast and held fellowships at The American Prospect and The Nation magazine.