1. Stan Karp - Not Waiting for Superman: Who's Bashing Teachers and Public Schools, and What We Can Do About It, Dec. 10, 2010.

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    Responding to the documentary, Waiting for Superman, Rethinking School's author and education activist, Stan Karp, looks at the interests driving the conservative, so-called education reform movement. Stan Karp spoke at Jefferson Hight School in Portland, Oregon, on December 10, 2010. Stan Karp taught English and Journalism in Paterson, New Jersey, for 30 years. He has written widely on school reform for Education Week, Educational Leadership, and other publications, and he is a co-editor of several books, including Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice, and Rethinking School Reform: Views from the Classroom. Stan Karp coordinates the notwaitingforsuperman.org website for Rethinking Schools. He is director of the the Secondary Reform Project for New Jersey's Education Law Center.

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    • Wendell Potter - Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out On How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care, Dec. 7, 2010.

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      Former Vice President of Corporate Communications for CIGNA, Wendell Potter, talks about his new book, DEADLY SPIN: AN INSURANCE COMPANY INSIDER SPEAKS OUT ON HOW CORPORATE PR IS KILLING HEALTH CARE AND DECEIVING AMERICANS. Wendell Potter spoke at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on December 7, 2010.

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      • Dave Zirin - Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love, Oct. 18, 2010.

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        Sports writer, columnist and author, Dave Zirin, talks about his latest book, BAD SPORTS: HOW OWNERS ARE RUINING THE GAMES WE LOVE. Dave Zirin spoke at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on October 18, 2010.

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        • Raj Patel - The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, Jan. 19, 2010

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          Author, academic and activist, Raj Patel, talks about his latest book, THE VALUE OF NOTHING: HOW TO RESHAPE MARKET SOCIETY AND REDEFINE DEMOCRACY. Raj Patel spoke at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on January 19, 2010.

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          • Ala Jaradat - Administrative Detention: Israel's Palestinian Political Prisoners, Nov. 20, 2009

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            Human rights activist and former political prisoner, Ala Jaradat, talks about the Addameer International Campaign to End Administrative Detention.

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            • David Javerbaum - What to Expect When You're Expected, Nov. 8, 2009

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              Humorist and author, David Javerbaum, reads from his new book, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTED: A FETUS'S GUIDE TO THE FIRST THREE TRIMESTERS. David Javerbaum spoke at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on November 8, 2009.

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              • Rana Husseini - Murder in the Name of Honor, Nov. 2, 2009

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                Journalist and author, Rana Husseini, talks about her new book, MURDER IN THE NAME OF HONOR: THE TRUE STORY OF ONE WOMAN'S HEROIC FIGHT AGAINST AN UNBELIEVABLE CRIME. Rana Husseini is an award-winning journalist and human rights defender, she is senior reporter at the Jordan Times.

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                • Max Blumenthal - Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party, Sept. 28, 2009

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                  Journalist and author, Max Blumenthal, talks about his new book, REPUBLICAN GOMORRAH: INSIDE THE MOVEMENT THAT SHATTERED THE PARTY.

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                  • Noam Chomsky - When Elites Fail, and What We Should Do About It, Oct. 2, 2009

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                    Noam Chomsky, world renowned linguist and dissident author, delivers the keynote address at the ECONVERGENCE CONFERENCE in Portland, Oregon, on October 2nd, 2009.

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                    • Noam Chomsky - Crisis and Hope in the Age of Obama, Oct. 4, 2009

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                      MIT Professor Emeritus, linguist, author and lecturer, Noam Chomsky, provides the keynote address for "Crisis and Hope in the Age of Obama", a special program at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, on Sunday, October 4, 2009. The program also features community organizer and author, Steve Williams, policy analyst and author, Antonia Juhasz, and labor journalist, David Bacon.

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