[act-ma] Monday, Brian Tokar book tour: food in crisis, climate emergency, climate justice, militarism, w. Maggie Zhou

Maggie Zhou mzhou_us at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 23 13:52:10 PDT 2011

Brian Tokar book tour: food in crisis, climate emergency, climate justice, 
militarism, capitalism, movement strategy, much more, with Maggie Zhou.

Monday March 28, 7 pm, Lucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Ave, Boston. 
 Directions: http://lucyparsons.org/directions.php

Brian Tokar and Maggie Zhou of the activist network Climate SOS will discuss the 
global climate crisis, its implications for worldwide struggles for justice, and 
the emergence of the climate  justice movement.  Brian Tokar is a long-time 
activist and author, and current director of the Institute for Social Ecology  
based in Plainfield, Vermont. He is the author of the recently published books, 
Toward Climate Justice: Perspectives  on the Climate Crisis and Social Change 
(http://www.akpress.org/2010/items/towardclimatejustice), and Agriculture and 
Food in Crisis: Conflict, Resistance, and Renewal 
(http://www.monthlyreview.org/books/agriculturefood.php).  His other books 
include The Green Alternative, and Earth for Sale.  Maggie Zhou is a molecular 
and computational biologist now turned full-time, volunteer climate and 
environmental campaigner and amateur climate scientist.  She is with Climate SOS 
(a member of the international network Climate Justice Now!), Massachusetts 
Coalition for Healthy Communities, and the US Green party.  She has been working 
on building the climate justice movement, exposing false climate solutions and 
market fundamentalism, as well as exposing militarism and the current imperial 
world order at the root of failure in climate policy and climate negotiations.

Please pass around.  All are welcome to attend.  Refreshments served.

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