We'll prepare and paint posters for the Pride Parade in Zürich. To attend, reply to Jessy. Please let us know if you can bring any food or drink for the group, to fuel their creativity/work.
Join Democrats Abroad, Switzerland at the Basel Expat Expo! Learn more about Democrats Abroad, our work on behalf of Americans living abroad, and our activities in Switzerland. Enter to win a tasty prize of American goodies at the Expat Expo prize draw, peruse our "Taste of Home" selections of American goodies, and register to vote or request your ballot for the 2018 mid-term elections.
Dear Book Clubbers,
Thanks for participating and making our club a reality. Here's the plan for the year. First Tuesdays of the month. Get in touch if you want to be a lead for any of these discussions.
- Tuesday, 5 June, 6:30pm
Theme: The decline of white working-class Americans.
Reading "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J.D. Vance
Tuesday, 3 July, 6:30pm
Theme: The political influence of wealthy families (e.g. Kochs, Scaifes, Olins, Bradleys).
Reading "Dark Money, The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right" by Jane Mayer
Tuesday, 7 August, 6:30pm
Theme: 'Enlightened Populism' – Capsule Portraits of Middle-Class Travails.
Reading "This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class" by Elizabeth Warren
- Tuesday, 4 September, 6:30pm
Theme: The Party's shift from workers/New Deal Progressives to the elites.
Reading "Reversing the Apocalypse: Hijacking the Democratic Party to Save the World" by Krystal Ball
Tuesday, 2 October, 6:30pm
Theme: America must rediscover a national identity that transcends our political tribes.
Reading "Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations" by Amy Chua
Tuesday, 6 November, 6:30pm
Theme: Economic liberalization has left many materially insecure; cultural liberalization has left them unmoored.
Reading "Why Liberalism Failed" by Patrick J. Deenen
Tuesday, 4 December, 6:30pm – To be decided at a later date
- Tuesday, 5 June, 6:30pm
Join Democrats Abroad, Switzerland at the International School Basel's International Festival! Learn more about Democrats Abroad, our work on behalf of Americans living abroad, and our activities in Switzerland. Volunteers can help you register to vote or request your ballot for the 2018 mid-term elections and tell you about ways you can get involved. All are welcome!
We'll celebrate Independence day, grill, play games, and get folks registered who've not yet registered to vote. Please include what food/drink/service you're providing with your RSVP.
Come one and all to join DACH Basel in celebrating Independence Day! We're hosting a 4th of July pot-luck picnic on Sunday, July 1st at Schützenmattpark. Bring some food and drinks to share. We will have a couple of grills that people can use. Or you could bring an extra grill! More are always welcome. Volunteers will be on hand to help people register to vote or request ballots for this year's mid-term elections.