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"The Solution Revolution", a public talk by Kevin Danaher PhD
Date Saturday March 28
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Annual Good Government Luncheon of the Democratic World Federalists
Plearn-Thai Restaurant
1923 University Ave. in Berkeley, CA
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorByron Belitsos
Now is the time to embrace solutions to our mounting global crises. Let’s stop languishing in despair. Instead, let’s mount a “solution revolution”!

That’s the goal of the public talk to be given by Dr. Kevin Danaher at the Annual Good Government Luncheon of the Democratic World Federalists on March 28 in Berkeley. Dr. Danaher—well-known in the Bay Area as a distinguished author, global activist, and cofounder of Global Exchange, FairTradeUSA, and the Green Festivals—will take on such questions as:

• Why do we live with increasing environmental devastation?
• Why does our global economy cause such gross inequalities?
• What’s at the root of our frequent wars and threats of war?

This special event is designed to help concerned global citizens come to terms with the extractive economic system that creates these maladies, and to promote viable alternatives right now.

Fortunately, practical solutions are being tested at the global level. Dr. Danaher will discuss how, over the last several decades, a grassroots convergence of social, political, peace, and environmental movements is initiating the first ever “solution revolution.” This values revolution will, he says, “take us from a system where money-values rule over the life cycle to one where life-values rule over the money cycle.”

Dr. Kevin Danaher has long been at the forefront of this struggle. According to him, these citizen movements represent the core constituency for building a world democracy that will one day replace the United Nations, making possible the regenerative global system we urgently need.

The Solution Revolution:
Replacing an Extractive System with a Regenerative System

A public talk by Kevin Danaher, PhD (see full bio below)
at the Annual Good Government Luncheon
of the Democratic World Federalists

Saturday, March 28th, 2015, 12 – 3 pm
Plearn-Thai Restaurant
1923 University Ave. in Berkeley, CA Vegan and vegetarian options

Only $25 per person • $10 for the talk only (please arrive by 1pm)

Go to: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1347449

Or, mail a check to:

Democratic World Federalists
55 New Montgomery Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94105


Dr. Kevin Danaher is a cofounder of Global Exchange, FairTradeUSA, the Green Festivals, and the Green Guardians. Kevin earned a PhD in sociology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and is the author or editor of thirteen books on the global political-economy, including Democratizing the Global Economy, Ten Reasons to Abolish the IMF and World Bank, and most recently, Building the Green Economy. Described by the New York Times as "the Paul Revere of globalization's woes," Danaher's analytical expertise, sense of humor, and blunt eloquence make him an exceptionally dynamic speaker.

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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 10th, 2015 11:00 PM
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