Radical Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival 2012

Radical Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival 2012

Radical Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival 2012. Image: redemmas.org
Radical Pavilion at the Baltimore Book Festival 2012. Image: redemmas.org

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Friday, September 28th, 2012 

7pm -- Kate Khatib, Mike McGuire, Lester Spence, and others, We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

Free beer reception (Sponsored by Union Craft Brewing) at 6pm. Talk starts at 7pm. We Are Many brings together over 50 activists and organizers for a critical look at what the Occupy movement has accomplished, and casts an eye towards where the movement might go from here. Compiled by Baltimore organizers Mike McGuire and Kate Khatib, with SteamPunk Magazine editor Margaret Killjoy, We Are Many is the first collection on the Occupy Movement written by the on-the-ground activists. Moderated by Mike McGuire, with co-editor Kate Khatib, and contributors Lester Spence, John Duda, and Ryan Harvey

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012

4pm Eric Laursen, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan

Social Security is one of those topics that most people think they know about. Everyone “knows” Social Security is “going bankrupt,” that the government “raided the trust fund,” and that “it won’t be there when we retire.” But who’s doing the raiding, and what will it take to save Social Security? Eric Laursen, author of a monumental new book on the history of the fight to save Social Security, joins the Baltimore Book Festival to discuss this critical topic – with an eye towards a mutual aid-oriented solution that will delight even the most stanchly radical critics of our contemporary governmental system.

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6:30pm Josh MacPhee and Alec Icky Dunn, Signal 2: A Journal of International Political Graphics

Arts activists and Justseeds Radical Artists Cooperative members Josh MacPhee and Alec Icky Dunn present the latest in their series of books devoted to bringing attention to the radical graphic arts practices of the non-Anglophone world. A treat and a must-see for anyone excited about the communicative power of graphic arts!

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7pm The Radical Bookfair Pavilion presents Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance and Hope

On U.S. tour with their new book, Democracy Now! co-founders Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan show how the work of ordinary people—the silenced majority—is pulling back the veil of corporate media and changing the world.

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