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Liz W.'s Blog – April 2010 Archive (3)

Dispatches From Mexico: John Ross and the Journey Through Mexico

When: Friday April 30 at 7:00 PM

Where: First Church in Jamaica Plain, UU 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Speaker: John Ross

Author and activist John Ross has spent many years traveling and chronicling struggles for human rights in Mexico. He has written ten books of fiction and non-fiction. His latest volume “El Monstruo – Dread & Redemption in Mexico City”, a street-level peoples’ history of the most polluted, overcrowded, corrupt and crime-ridden… Continue

Added by Liz W. on April 26, 2010 at 2:02pm — No Comments

The Coming Population Crash: Our Planet's Surprising Future – Author Fred Pearce

Speaker: Fred Pearce, author of When the Rivers Run Dry

When: Friday April 16 @ 7 PM

Where: First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

For more than two centuries there has been mounting concern that rapidly growing populations are putting an unsustainable strain on the Earth’s resources. However, much has been misunderstood about the current rate of population growth and its effect on the environment. Though the global… Continue

Added by Liz W. on April 13, 2010 at 4:54pm — No Comments

At the JP Forum: Why We Can’t Get Ahead: Job Challenges for the American Worker – Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

When: Thursday 8 April 2010 at 7:00 PM

Where: First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist

6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain 02130

Speaker: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times business and economics correspondent

Since the recession’s peak, the U.S. unemployment rate has been hovering around 10 percent. But the challenges to the American worker go beyond the current economic crisis. Steven Greenhouse will talk about how American companies have squeezed… Continue

Added by Liz W. on April 1, 2010 at 3:08pm — No Comments

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