“On the Health of Our Democracy” event tonight (Thursday)

“Perspectives On the Health of Our Democracy”, a discussion with award-winning Boston Globe columnists Joan Vennochi and Jeff Jacoby will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, 4 Cleaves Street.

The discussion, moderated by the League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, will explore the impact on American democracy of such concerns as freedom of the press, the influence of social media, voter participation and voter suppression, campaign financing and wealth inequality.

It is part of the “Daring Democracy” event series, presented by the League and the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport.

Admission is free.