June 1, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join Moderator and Special Guest, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, for a thought-provoking analysis of "corporate personhood" and the impact of money on our political process. With Presentations By: Peter Schurman - Campaign Director, Free Speech for People Ted Nace - Author of Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy Bring your questions and comments to this important community dialogue.
June 1, 2013 - 11:00am - 3:30pm
Green Kids Now, Inc., is honored to bring you,Third Annual, Green Kids Conference!A conference dedicated for children ages 3 to 18 years!Our goal is to educate kids and their families on environmental issues, make them aware of available resources and opportunities, and also to promote, encourage, and reward new innovative ideas.Come and explore the latest developments and opportunities in the following areas: 1. Education and Research
June 1, 2013 - 7:30pm
Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America.
A new full-length documentary by “Democracy Now!” co-host Juan González, this film examines connections between U.S. economic and military intervention in Latin America and the migration of people seeking work.
June 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
'Plastic Paradise' (57 mins) - Travel with filmmaker Angela Sun to Midway Atoll, a remote island in the Pacific, as she seeks to uncover the mystery behind the island of garbage that everyone has heard of but no one truly understands. What she discovers is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an island littered with plastics, causing great harm not only to our beaches, oceans, and sea life, but to ourselves.
June 5, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us on June 7th for an evening of intimate discussion and warm camraderie. Moderated by IDEX Executive Director Rajasvini Bhansali, the event will involve critical conversations from thought leaders working at the intersection of food justice and agroecology.
June 5, 2013 - 7:30pm
Part 1: Empire
by Scott Noble
A gripping, deeply informative account of the plunder, hypocrisy, and mass violence of plutocracy and empire; insightful, historically grounded and highly relevant to the events of today.
This documentary is about the foreign policy of the United States. It demonstrates the importance of the political economy, the Mafia principle, propaganda, ideology, violence and force.
June 7, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
On June 7th at the San Francisco Film Centre in the Presidio, Food for Thought will involve critical conversations from thought leaders working at the intersection of food justice and agroecology.
Moderated by IDEX Executive Director Rajasvini Bhansali, the event will feature Ocean Robbins, host of Food Revolution Summit, Founder of Yes! Magazine, Author, Professor, and visionary leader, along with other speakers including: Nikki Henderson of People’s Grocery, Y. Armando Nieto from Community Food & Justice Coalition, and Katherine Zavala of IDEX.
June 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
White Lion Protection Trust founder Linda Tucker celebrates the launch of her new memoir, Saving the White Lions: One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal (on sale May 7, available for preorder now, wherever books are sold!) with a presentation and lecture at Sophia's Sanctuary in Sebastopol, CA.
June 7, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Filmed shortly before environmental activist and labor leader Judi Bari died from breast cancer in 1997, this documentary dissects Bari's false arrest and subsequent civil rights suit surrounding charges that she and a friend car-bombed themselves. A local Bay Area story. A film by Mary Liz Thomson and Darryl Cherney Suggested Donation $5-10, no one turned away
June 7, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
How do you respond to people who say that “enhanced interrogation techniques” may be distasteful but are regrettably necessary, and cite the recent movie “Zero Dark Thirty” to claim that that is how we found Osama bin Laden?