This is cross-posted from the Canadian Center for Policy Alternative’s website.
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, University of British Columbia.
Naomi Klein is the author of the critically acclaimed #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism and No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies which have each been translated into more than 30 languages. She is a contributing editor for Harper’s Magazine, a reporter for Rolling Stone, and a syndicated columnist for The Nation and The Guardian. Additionally, her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Globe and Mail, El Pais, L’Espresso and The New Statesman. Naomi is a member of the board of directors for 350.org, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. She is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics. She holds an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of King’s College, Nova Scotia. Her new book is This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate (September, 2014).
Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC
*Tickets for this FREE talk cannot be reserved online or by phone – the only way to get advance tickets (a maximum of two) is in person at the Chan Centre box office beginning October 21st. There should be enough seats, but it could fill up. Come early if you’re keen!
This lecture is cosponsored by the Vancouver Institute, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 350.org and Green College.