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George Breckenridge, who teaches American politics at McMaster University, is giving the first of four free community Trump Talks that focus on the polarizing U.S. president.

Trump Talks: Mac profs dissect the impact of The Donald

Donald Trump and Socrates might seem an unlikely pairing, but they get joint billing of a sort in free community talks hosted by McMaster University academics.

Apr 04, 2018

The Trump Talks is a series of four discussions presented by McMaster professors, kicking off Wednesday, April 4 from 7-9 p.m. with political scientist George Breckenridge on "the causes and consequences of Donald Trump: Could it happen in Canada?"

It is part of McMaster's Socrates Project, a two-year pilot project named after the ancient Greek philosopher intended to share McMaster's expertise in the social sciences and humanities to "foster the critical thinking, communication, creativity, imagination and collaboration critical to developing deeply engaged citizens and leaders."

The events are free and open to the public at the McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education, 1 James St. North. Reserve a spot online at

Continue reading the full article including a Q&A with Dr.George Breckenridge on the Hamilton Spectator