Bill McKibben

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Bill McKibben, acclaimed climate change activist and founder of the international movement 350.org, gave a talk to the JP Forum: Building a Movement with Hope.  What do a rabbi, a bishop a minister a nun and an activist have in … Continued

Juliet Schor

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In Fall 2010,  economist and bestselling author Juliet B. Schor of Boston College discussed her book “Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth” at the Jamaica Plain Forum. Schor proposes a path to address the Great Recession while addressing climate … Continued

Charles Eisenstein

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In January 2014, author Charles Eisenstein, presented on his latest book, The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible.   As our social and ecological crisis deepens, what is our next step as agents of healing and change?  Charles Eisenstein’s … Continued

Frances Moore Lappe

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Frances Moore Lappe spoke to the Jamaica Plain Forum in 2007. She presented her latest book, Getting A Grip: Clarity, Creativity and Courage in a World Gone Mad, and addressed the topic “When Hope Triumphs Over Fear: An Invisible Global Revolution.” In … Continued

David Cay Johnston

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David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and author of Free Lunch and Perfectly Legal, joined us on Tax Day 2014, for a conversation on taxes and inequality.  While at The New York Times, Johnston won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for “for his penetrating … Continued

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