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Greg Palast

An Evening with Greg Palast

Why We Occupy: How Wall Street Picks the Bones of America

Monday, December 12, 7 pm

Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St, Burlington, Vermont

Directions: http://bit.ly/uC4icM (Next to Skinny Pancake and Seventh Generation)

Free and open to the public

Warm up Act: Trailer screening of Sam Mayfield's forthcoming documentary: Gentle Uprising in Wisconsin. All are welcome. Donations appreciated. For more info. email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Greg Palast is an investigative journalist on tour with his latest book: Vultures' Picnic: In pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High Finance Carnivores.

Greg Palast, the BBC investigative reporter who busted open the theft of the election in Florida, is back with a new book, Vultures' Picnic, an investigation of The One Percent. From his four-continent sleuthing, he exposes the high-finance carnivores and petroleum pigs, the movers and shakers who move and shake us.  Weird, eye-opening, funny, sick and insanely informative ... it's WHY we occupy.  Download the first chapter free ––and check out the uncover films that go with the book––at VulturesPicnic.org.

"The most important investigative reporter of our time" - Tribune Magazine

Palast is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Armed Madhouse and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Winner of six Project Censored awards for reporting the news corporate media doesn't want you to hear.

To request an interview with Greg Palast, excerpt, review copy, photos or video, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1.212.505.5566.

   

Youth

John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive

One of the homeschooling movement’s foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy, corresponded with progressive thinkers and helped initiate the still emerging children’s rights movement.

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Activism

“We're Under Attack”: Burlington, VT Holds Vigil for Orlando Shooting

More than 1,500 people gathered in Burlington on the evening of Monday, June 13th to hold a collective vigil for the 49 victims of the recent mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Organized on the fly by the Pride Center of Vermont, the vigil celebrated Burlington's LGBTQ community and condemned ongoing violent homophobia and transphobia in Vermont and across the nation.

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Environment

Vandana Shiva: The Great Seed Piracy

A great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The privateers of today include not just the corporations — which are becoming fewer and larger through mergers — but also individuals like Bill Gates, the “richest man in the world”.

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