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GREEN GONE WRONG

An event with Heather Rogers and Dr. James Hansen to launch 

Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy is Undermining the Environmental Revolution

by Heather Rogers

Friday April 30th, 7pm

CUNY Graduate Center

Proshanky Auditorium

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10016

RSVP: jkhanduja@demos.org

Green Gone Wrong is published in the US by Scribner, and in the UK by Verso

Verso—Books with a Critical Edge

40 Years of Radical Publishing 1970—2010

Event sponsors: Demos, The Nation, The Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the Investigative Fund

Co-sponsors: Brecht Forum, Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, Center for Humanities at CUNY Graduate Center, The Center for Sustainable Urban Development at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Bluestockings Bookstore, Haymarket and Verso.

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Fire the Boss!

Haymarket Books presents:

Fire the Boss: The Worker Control Solution from Buenos Aires to Chicago

With the authors and editors of Sin Patrón: Stories from Argentina’s Worker-Run Factories, Lavaca Collective, foreword by Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis (Haymarket Books)

7 pm, May 15, 2009, The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street at Third Avenue, New York City, New York

Free (seating is first come, first served)

 

With (list information) :

Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, writer of The Take Avi Lewis, director of The Take and host, Al Jazeera English “Fault Lines”

Claudia Acuña and Sergio Ciancaglini of Lavaca Collective in Argentina

Trabajadoras y Trabajadores de Republic Windows (Chicago, Illinois)

Leah Fried, United Electrical workers union

Brendan Martin, The Working World/La Base

Including a discussion, with clips of The Take by Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis and selections from a documentary about The Republic

Workers’ struggle

Translation provided for Spanish speakers

Followed by a book signing

Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union, The Indypendent, UE, Nation Institute, and Nation Magazine

To find out more about the event, please visit: http://www.haymarke tbooks.org/

Directions: Cooper Union Great Hall. 7 East 7th Street New York City, New York 10003 between Third Avenue and Cooper Square (just south of Fourth Avenue) 6 train to Astor Place R, W to 8th Street – NYU

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