Sasha Lilley will discuss the book she co-authors about news and views of apocalypse—on the left and right, in the environmental movement—Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth" (PM Press, October 2012). Lilley is a writer and radio broadcaster who has previously spoken at the Marxist School. She is the co-founder and host of the critically acclaimed program of radical ideas, Against the Grain, on KPFA radio. Sasha Lilley is the author of Capital and Its Discontents: Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tumult and series editor of PM Press’ political economy imprint, Spectre. A group discussion will end her talk. “Catastrophism" will be available for sale. As always, our lectures are free and open to the public. If you wish to support the Marxist School’s endeavors, you can make a safe and tax-deductible donation .