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|Naomi Klein presents her new book No is Not Enough|
|Date||Tuesday June 20|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley 94704|
|Organizer/Author||Berkeley Arts & Letters|
|events [at] booksmith.com|
Join us for a discussion of resistance in the Trump era with internationally acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Naomi Klein.Added to the calendar on Sunday May 28th, 2017 5:07 AM
Donald Trump's takeover of the White House is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises. His reckless agenda -- including a corporate coup in government, aggressive scapegoating and warmongering, and sweeping aside climate science to set off a fossil fuel frenzy -- will generate waves of disasters and shocks to the economy, national security, and the environment.
Acclaimed journalist, activist, and bestselling author Naomi Klein has spent two decades studying political shocks, climate change, and brand bullies. From this unique perspective, she argues that Trump is not an aberration but a logical extension of the worst, most dangerous trends of the past half-century -- the very conditions that have unleashed a rising tide of white nationalism the world over. It is not enough, she tells us, to merely resist, to say no. Our historical moment demands more: a credible and inspiring yes, a roadmap to reclaiming the populist ground from those who would divide us -- one that sets a bold course for winning the fair and caring world we want and need.
This timely, urgent book from one of our most influential thinkers offers a bracing positive shock of its own, helping us understand just how we got here, and how we can, collectively, come together and heal.
Book signing to follow. Copies of No Is Not Enough will be available for purchase at the event. A discounted ticket/book bundle is also available in advance.
Tickets on sale at this link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2967115.
Sponsored by Booksmith, The Nation, The Leap, The Intercept and Haymarket Books