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GAR SMITH, Editor, War and Environment Reader
December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $10 – $15
Join in a discussion with Gar Smith, the editor of this recently released reader on the effects of war on our environment.
Smith is editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal and former editor of Common Ground magazine. He has posted over 20,000 articles on the impacts of war on nature and human society on the organization’s website, www.envirosagainstwar.org.
His writings have won him the Project Censored Award, and the Health Journalism Award among others. He is also the author of Nuclear Roulette, The Truth About the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth.
Medea Benjamin / Helen Caldicott / Marjorie Cohn / Daniel Ellsberg/ Robert Fisk / Jane Goodall / Ann Jones / Michael Klare / Winona LaDuke / Jerry Mander / Margaret Mead / Vandana Shiva / David Swanson / Jody Williams / S. Brian Willson
“Human intelligence, in its unique glory, has contrived two mechanisms to destroy us and much else: nuclear weapons and environmental catastrophe, closely linked. It has yet to contrive the cure for the lethal malady, a task that must be undertaken without delay. The essays collected here explore the depths and imminence of the crises, and outline directions that must be pursued, and urgently.” Noam Chomsky
Reception at 6 PM and presentation at 7 PM.