Speaker Schedule 2011/2012

Dec 3, 2011
Tom Linzey, Director, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
Corporate Rights and the Rights of Nature
Dec 10, 2011
Lynn Appleton, Prof. Sociology, FAU
Is Gender Still an Issue?
Dec 17, 2011
Fred Magdoff, Prof. Emeritus, University of Vermont, and Adjunct Prof, Cornell U.
What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism
Jan 7, 2012
Rev. Steven Baines, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
The Encroachment of Religion on U.S. Politics
Jan 14, 2012
Gerald Friedman, U. Massachusetts, Amhers
Economics in Crisis
Jan 21, 2012
Brian Jones, Teacher, actor,activist, in New York City
Marx in Soho (a play)
Jan 28, 2012
Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer serving under seven U.S. Presidents for 27 years and now a critical commentator
Has the CIA Gone Rogue?
Feb 4, 2012
Mark Solomon, Simmons College Emeritus
Class War: Where do We Stand?
Feb 11, 2012
Mark Solomon (a repeat performance
topic to be determined)
Feb 18, 2012
Amy Carol Webb, local songwriter and folk singer
Conversation with Music
Feb 25, 2012
Robert Dreyfuss, Author and contributor to The Nation. Rolling Stone and Mother Jones
The Arab Revolt: What Now?
Mar 3, 2012
Naomi Brussel, a lesbian feminist Jewish Socialist, a social worker in NYC for 45 years, member of the OUT/FM radio collective on WMAI in NYC
The Struggle for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer Liberation. How Does It Intersect With the International Class, Race and Gender Liberation Movement?
Mar 10, 2012
Judith LeBlanc, National Organizer, Peace Action, the largest grassroots peace organization in the USA
>Can We Afford Peace?
March 17, 2012
Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He is co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis
What We Need to Know About Latin America
March 24, 2012