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Barbara Ehrenreich with David Barsamian, Conversation, 13 March 2013 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 13, 2013.

Barbara Ehrenreich is a social critic, freelance journalist, activist, reviewer, and the author of 21 books. She was born in 1941 in Montana and is a graduate of Reed College in Portland, OR, and received a PhD in cell biology from Rockefeller University, NY. By the 1970’s, she was involved with the nascent women’s health movement and teaching at the State University of New York, Old Westbury. After publishing an article in Ms magazine, she became a regular columnist there and with Mother Jones. Numerous books followed and then she published The New York Times best seller Nickled and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America in 2001. Following a similar article Ehrenreich wrote for Harper’s, the book chronicles her three-month attempt to survive on the wages earned in numerous low-paying positions including as a waitress, a maid, a house cleaner, and a Wal-Mart clerk.

In 2005, she published in a similar vein, Bait and Switch, in which she writes of her efforts to find and hold a white-collar job. She is also the author of This Land is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation. In May 2012 she founded, with the Institute for Policy Studies, The Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a website designed to place the U.S. crisis of poverty and economic insecurity at the center of the national political conversation.

In this episode she is joined in conversation with David Barsamian. The companion Talk may be found here.

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Barbara Ehrenreich with David Barsamian, Talk, 13 March 2013 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 13, 2013.

Barbara Ehrenreich is a social critic, freelance journalist, activist, reviewer, and the author of 21 books. She was born in 1941 in Montana and is a graduate of Reed College in Portland, OR, and received a PhD in cell biology from Rockefeller University, NY. By the 1970’s, she was involved with the nascent women’s health movement and teaching at the State University of New York, Old Westbury. After publishing an article in Ms magazine, she became a regular columnist there and with Mother Jones. Numerous books followed and then she published The New York Times best seller Nickled and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America in 2001. Following a similar article Ehrenreich wrote for Harper’s, the book chronicles her three-month attempt to survive on the wages earned in numerous low-paying positions including as a waitress, a maid, a house cleaner, and a Wal-Mart clerk.

In 2005, she published in a similar vein, Bait and Switch, in which she writes of her efforts to find and hold a white-collar job. She is also the author of This Land is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation. In May 2012 she founded, with the Institute for Policy Studies, The Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a website designed to place the U.S. crisis of poverty and economic insecurity at the center of the national political conversation.

In this episode she is introduced by David Barsamian and then spoke. The companion Conversation may be found here.

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You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to audio recordings of this event there.

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Hamid Dabashi with David Barsamian, 5 December 2012 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 5, 2012.

Hamid Dabashi with David Barsamian

Hamid Dabashi was born in the Khuzestan province of Iran and received his college education in Tehran before moving to the U.S. where he received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. He is Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. His newest book, The World of Persian Literary Humanism, is forthcoming in October 2012.

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Phyllis Bennis with David Barsamian, 10 April 2012 – Audio

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on 10 April, 2012.

Phyllis Bennis with David Barsamian

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at The Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She is a writer, analyst, and long-time activist on Middle East and UN issues. In 2001 she helped found and remains on the steering committee of the U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation.

She works closely with the United for Peace and Justice anti-war coalition, co-chairs the UN-based International Coordinating Network on Palestine, and since 2002 has played an active role in the growing global peace movement. She continues to serve as an adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East and UN democratization issues.

Bennis is the author of Ending the U.S. War in Afghanistan: A Primer (2010), Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer (2007), and Understanding the U.S.-Iran Crisis: A Primer (2008). Bennis also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter on events in the Middle East.

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Phyllis Bennis with David Barsamian, Conversation, 10 April 2012 – Video

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on 10 April, 2012.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at The Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She is a writer, analyst, and long-time activist on Middle East and UN issues. In 2001 she helped found and remains on the steering committee of the U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation.

She works closely with the United for Peace and Justice anti-war coalition, co-chairs the UN-based International Coordinating Network on Palestine, and since 2002 has played an active role in the growing global peace movement. She continues to serve as an adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East and UN democratization issues.

Bennis is the author of Ending the U.S. War in Afghanistan: A Primer (2010), Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer (2007), and Understanding the U.S.-Iran Crisis: A Primer (2008). Bennis also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter on events in the Middle East.

In this episode she is joined in conversation with David Barsamian. The companion Reading episode may be found here.

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You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to audio recordings of this event there.

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Phyllis Bennis with David Barsamian, Talk, 10 April 2012 – Video

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on 10 April, 2012.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at The Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She is a writer, analyst, and long-time activist on Middle East and UN issues. In 2001 she helped found and remains on the steering committee of the U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation.

She works closely with the United for Peace and Justice anti-war coalition, co-chairs the UN-based International Coordinating Network on Palestine, and since 2002 has played an active role in the growing global peace movement. She continues to serve as an adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East and UN democratization issues.

Bennis is the author of Ending the U.S. War in Afghanistan: A Primer (2010), Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer (2007), and Understanding the U.S.-Iran Crisis: A Primer (2008). Bennis also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter on events in the Middle East.

In this episode she is introduced by David Barsamian and then reads from her work. The companion Conversation episode may be found here.

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Chris Williams with David Barsamian, 20 March 2012 – Audio

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on 20 March, 2012.

Chris Williams with David Barsamian

Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist based in New York City. He is professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. Williams is also a frequent contributor to the International Socialist Review (ISR), and The Indypendent, an online newspaper that looks at news and culture through a critical lens, exploring how systems of power—”economic, political and social”—affects the lives of people locally and globally.

Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis is Williams’ first book.

This event was part of the Lannan In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.

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Chris Williams with David Barsamian, Conversation, 20 March 2012 – Video

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 20, 2012.

Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist based in New York City. He is professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. Williams is also a frequent contributor to the International Socialist Review (ISR), and The Indypendent, an online newspaper that looks at news and culture through a critical lens, exploring how systems of power—economic, political and social—affects the lives of people locally and globally.

Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis is Williams’ first book.

In this episode he is joined in conversation with David Barsamian. The companion Reading episode may be found here.

Additional photos of this event are available on Flickr.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to audio recordings of this event there.

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Chris Williams with David Barsamian, Talk, 20 March 2012 – Video

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 20, 2012.

Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist based in New York City. He is professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. Williams is also a frequent contributor to the International Socialist Review (ISR), and The Indypendent, an online newspaper that looks at news and culture through a critical lens, exploring how systems of power—economic, political and social—affects the lives of people locally and globally.

Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis is Williams’ first book.

In this episode he is introduced by David Barsamian and then reads from his work. The companion Conversation episode may be found here.

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You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to audio recordings of this event there.

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Glenn Greenwald with David Barsamian, 8 March 2011 – Audio

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 8, 2011.

Glenn Greenwald is an attorney and the author of three books: How Would a Patriot Act?, A Tragic Legacy, and Great American Hypocrites. In 2009, he received an Izzy Award by the Park Center for Independent Media for his “pathbreaking journalistic courage and persistence in confronting conventional wisdom, official deception, and controversial issues.” He also received an Online Journalism Award in 2010 for Best Commentary for his coverage of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning. Greenwald is a columnist and blogger at Salon.com and has contributed to several newspapers and political news magazines.

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