May 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
"Dr. Hart (neuropsychopharmacologist, Columbia Univ., research scientist, New York State Psychiatric Instit. Div. of Substance Abuse) presents a refreshing new analysis of drug use that reveals how common misconceptions are far too often not based on empirical evidence. Hart blends his own story of experimentation with drugs as a teenager with his empirical insights into the relationship between drugs and pleasure, factors that motivate the use of drugs, and the power of choice.
May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
China has undergone profound economic change in recent years. Through international trade and development of new energy resources, the country has increased its involvement abroad, and at home economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. However, progress has not been made across the board – political and social advances have been slower to emerge. The Communist Party still seeks to maintain control over its citizens, limiting freedom of expression and restricting access to information.
June 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, MonsantoAndrew Kimbrell, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Food SafetyNathanael Johnson, Food Writer, Grist; Author, All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and HappierJessica Lundberg, Seed Nursery Manager, Lundberg Family Farms
Benicia to Rodeo,
June 14, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Benicia – Morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Rodeo – Late Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
June 25, 2014 - 6:00pm
July 12, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Rodeo – In the morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Richmond – Late Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
October 6, 2014 (All day) - October 9, 2014 (All day)
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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