September 4, 2014 (All day) - November 4, 2014 (All day)
We are excited to share the opportunity with you to host a screening for the upcoming comedic documentary Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes. Screening Pay 2 Play is a great way to raise awareness about how the problem of money in politics affects all the other issues we care about from problems of mass incarceration, to a lack of environmental protections, to why we have yet to enact sensible gun safety laws.
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Maya Lin’s work encompasses large-scale environmental installations, intimate studio artworks, architectural works, and memorials. She will discuss her body of work focused on a profound respect and love for the natural environment along with her final memorial, the What is Missing? project, which asks viewers to reconsider nature and the environment at a time when it is crucial to do so. The talk will be followed by a short Q&A and attendees will be invited to add their own environmental memories to the What is Missing? archive in the Brower Center gallery.
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hosted by Jason Mark
Here is the most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate clearly explains why we must soon abandon the core free market ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change, or radical changes will be violently visited upon us. Status quo is no longer an option.
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
KPFA Radio 94.1FM , Earth Island Journal and Movement Generation present:
Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs.
September 30, 2014 - 5:00pm
ON SATURDAY MORNING, MASKED HAITIAN POLICE SURROUNDED FORMER PRESIDENT JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE’S HOUSE, AS HAITIAN RADIO STATIONS BROADCAST NEWS THAT HE WOULD BE IMMEDIATELY ARRESTED. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE RALLIED IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE, VOWING TO STAY THERE TO PREVENT HIS ARREST.
THIS IS THE HAITIAN GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSE TO THE LAVALAS MOVEMENT’S CALL FOR DEMONSTRATIONS ON TUESDAY TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 30TH, 1991 COUP AGAINST PRESIDENT ARISTIDE. IT IS PART OF A PATTERN OF INTIMIDATION THAT HARKENS BACK TO THE DAYS OF THE DUVALIER DICTATORSHIP.
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
October 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, China Program Director
October 3, 2014 - 7:00pm
YASunidos is a broad youth coalition that was formed to stop planned oil extraction in Ecuador's Yasuni National Park in the Amazon. Our speakers will be coming directly from Ecuador, with a stop in New York for the Climate Change March. GABRIELA RUELAS works with Miradas Criticas del Feminismo as wel as the YASunidos collective. Her work has been key to the elaboration of the book Yasuni from the Feminist Perspective. LEO CERDA s a climate, energy, and sustainability activist. He is Kichwa, from Tema in the Amazon Region.
October 5, 2014 - 9:30am
The Commons as Social Philosophy”, withDavid Giesen, Educator on the Commons, who discusses the conviction that the earth cannot be bartered as private property without traducing fundamental laws of commercial and social health.
He reviews economic history and the writings of the French Physiocrats, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill and Henry George.
Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
October 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
The Bay Area Rights of Nature Alliance (BARoNA) came together in early 2014 as a coalition of organizations and individuals actively working in diverse fields to further the idea of the rights of both people and nature to well-being. BARoNA’s mission is to promote vibrant communities in the San Francisco Bay Area consistent with the rights of nature. BARoNA will officially launch members’ collective work on rights of nature with a day-long, public event on October 5th, 2014.