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RESIST: Charlie Derber & DACA Activist Katherine Asuncion
Thursday, September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come hear Charlie Derber and other contributors discuss the new book Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times.
Sept, 28th 7pm-9pm
First Church JP | in the Parish Hall
Insightful Panel of Speakers:
Charlie Derber, Professor of Sociology at Boston College and has written 20 books – on politics, corporations, capitalism, climate change, war, the culture wars, culture and conversation, and social change. He writes for and has been reviewed in the NY Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Truthout, and other leading media. His books are translated into Chinese, Korean, Tamil, German and Polish- and he is a bestseller in South Korea, done extended book tours in German bookstores and blues coffee houses, and has lectured in Italy for seven years. Derber is a public intellectual – shortlisted in 2006 for best book in current affairs – who believes that serious ideas should be written in an accessible and entertaining style. In addition to Welcome to the Revolution, his most recent books include Sociopathic Society: A People’s Sociology of the United States; Capitalism: Should You Buy It?; and The Disinherited Majority: Capital Questions – Piketty and Beyond.
Katherine Asuncion, Dreamer and leader of the Student Immigrant Movement
Mike Prokosch, an organizer, carpenter, calligrapher, and popular economics educator who co-founded Dorchester People for Peace and the short-lived New Priorities Network to move money from the Pentagon to our communities.
Moderator: Suren Moodliar, coordinates encuentro5 [http://encuentro5.
“Let us imagine the prospect… of a population united for fundamental change… It would be a new kind of revolution,
the only kind that could happen…” –Howard Zinn
This program is free and open to all.
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