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Naomi Klein, Amy Goodman and Raj Patel at NY Society for Ethical Culture
January 20, 2010, 1:46 am
Filed under: Author Portraits, Events, Personal

Last Wednesday I went to see a talk at the New York Society for Ethical Culture featuring two of my heroes, Naomi Klein and Amy Goodman (host of Democracy Now, perhaps the most important independant media in the U.S.), along with a new up and coming author, Raj Patel. It was to be a talk about progressive activism and it’s difficulties in the current atmosphere, and though it wandered about all over the place (Haiti was a big focus, having just had their earthquake) it was quite good and I was really just thrilled to see Naomi Klein speak in person. She’s got to be one of the most dynamite nonfiction authors/journalists/activists/”pundits” of the modern era. If you are interested I highly recommend reading The Shock Doctrine. Here are some shots I took during the talk, the last of which shows the standing ovation they received…

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