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|Derrick Jensen Teach-In at Occupy SF|
|Date||Saturday November 12|
|Time||4:30 PM - 6:00 PM|
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|Justin Herman Plaza (North end of plaza in the arena near the ice rink)|
|lgru3221 [at] gmail.com|
Come join us and listen to Derrick Jensen, acclaimed author, teacher, and environmental activist speak at Occupy SF.
Hailed as the philosopher poet of the environmental movement, Derrick Jensen is author of twenty books, including A Language Older Than Words, The Culture of Make Believe, and Endgame. He was named one of Utne Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World." His book Thought to Exist in the Wild won the Er...ic Hoffer Award and was second place in the Animal category of the Independent Press IPPY Awards. In 2008, he led Press Action's "Dynamic Dozen" and in 2006 he was the Press Action Person of the Year. He writes for Orion, Audubon, and The Sun Magazine, among many others. He holds a degree in creative writing from Eastern Washington University, a degree in mineral engineering physics from the Colorado School of Mines, and has taught at Eastern Washington University and Pelican Bay State Prison. He has packed university auditoriums, conferences, and bookstores across the nation, stirring them with revolutionary spirit.
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