Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Berkeley,
CA
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
  Hosted by Lakota Harden
San Francisco,
CA
October 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, China Program Director
San Francisco,
CA
October 5, 2014 - 9:30am
The Commons as Social Philosophy”, withDavid Giesen, Educator on the Commons, who discusses the conviction that the earth cannot be bartered as private property without traducing fundamental laws of commercial and social health. He reviews economic history and the writings of the French Physiocrats, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill and Henry George. Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
San Francisco,
CA
October 6, 2014 (All day) - October 9, 2014 (All day)
  Early Discount Offer! See Below. Speakers: Pio Aguirre, Director of International Development at the Mondragon Cooperatives Bank, Laboral Kutxa (Spain). Gar Alperovitz, Professor of Political Economy, U. of Maryland & author of America Beyond Capitalism and What Then Must We Do? Ellen Brown, author of Web of Debt and The Public Bank Solution,Chair of the Public Banking Institute. Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club. Jihan Gearon, Director Black Mesa Water Coalition
Berkeley,
CA
October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert
San Francisco,
CA
October 12, 2014 - 9:30am
  “Inside Syria”, with award winning journalist and author Reese Erlich, who begins his national book tour with a Forum appearance. His new book, "Inside Syria," looks at the complicated Syrian uprising and US Middle East policy. Books will be on sale and available for autographs. Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
Walnut Creek,
CA
October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
In doing research for his new book Erlich interviewed rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad so as to provide a much clearer understanding of the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war, and why it is so crucial for the Middle East, the U.S., and the world. Through his many contacts in Syria, Erlich reveals exactly who is supporting Assad and why, describes the agendas of rebel factions, the horrific plight of thousands of Syrian citizens caught in the crossfire, the role of the Kurds, the continuing influence of powerful Iran, and the conflicted policies of U.S.
Berkeley,
CA
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
The Zero Food Waste Forum is for waste reduction professionals, students, schools, organizations, and businesses, who know that composting is good but recognize the need to do more.  It’s about education on the issue and solutions to the problem and how we all can work better together to reach Zero Food Waste. Cost:  $40
Berkeley,
CA
October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hosted by Erica Bridgeman The UnAmericans is a stunning debut work of fiction that exposes the deepest emotions that tie people together and break relationships apart through various twentieth century generations  and across a range of locales from the United States to Israel, Soviet Russia, Hungary and the Ukraine.  Her characters inner lives frequently, subtly, brilliantly reveal their social and political  histories.
Occidental,
CA
November 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
Ticket prices and locations to be announced Hosted by Greg Bridges