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

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

Chris Hedges

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In early 2014, the JP Forum hosted Chris Hedges, acclaimed author and cultural critic, who presented on his latest book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.  For decades the liberal class was a defense against the worst excesses of power. But … Continued

Hollis Watkins Sr.

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In 2012, the JP Forum celebrated 80 years of progressive organizing with the Highlander Center. We were joined by Civil Rights leader Hollis Watkins and Highlander Center Director Pam McMichael. The Highlander Center was training ground for many of the social change movements … Continued

Ralph Nader

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Ralph Nader, America’s stalwart fighter against corporate abuse, best selling author and presidential candidate, talked about new strategies to build economic equality and his new fiction book, Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us. In his first work of fiction, Nader … Continued

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