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George Galloway Goes to WBAI
New York Society for Ethical Culture Hall
New York, NY
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George Galloway Goes to WBAI
Lecture and Reception with George Galloway and Rick Wolff

WBAI 99.5FM-NY presents a powerful evening of politics and economics with Scottish Politico George Galloway and Progressive Economist Richard D. Wolff at the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 7-10pm. The event includes a reception following the Mr. Galloway's presentation where some of WBAI's listeners and guests will have the opportunity meet and chat with the two.

About George Galloway:
The New York Times called Galloway, 'a gifted orator with a flair for the verbal showdown,' Fox News called him a 'loudmouth Scot,' and the crumbling Egyptian regime deemed a persona non grata, and threw out of the country. Mr. Galloway was brave enough to stand up to the U.S. senate against the invasion of Iraq. This talk will pick up where that talk left off, as he deconstructs the current American administration and the crises in North Africa. Galloway is an expert on Egypt.

About Rick Wolf:
Richard D. Wolff is the Professor of Economics Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University.  Wolff has spent his career deconstructing and calling for an end to the corrupt Capitalist System of economics and predicted much of the pandemonium surrounding the current economic crash.

Reception:
Premium tickets will include a post-lecture reception with George Galloway and Rick Wolff.

Ticket Options:
Single Ticket Reserved Seating - $35.00
Pair Ticket Reserved Seating - $50.00
Premium Ticket Orchestra Seating - $99.00

About WBAI:
For 50 years, WBAI 99.5FM-NY has been listener-supported radio for the New York community. The station is home to radio luminaries such as Polk Award winner, Robert Knight, host of Five O'clock Shadow; Hugh Hamilton (Talkback!) and Earl Caldwell (Caldwell Chronicles). The Pacifica Network is the only United States network to carry Al Jazeera English which is edited and broadcast through WBAI. Operating from its 50,000-watt signal broadcasting tower on top of the Empire States Building, WBAI 99.5FM carries programming from its facilities at 120 Wall Street to listeners in Connecticut to Delaware, New Jersey to upstate New York and to the five boroughs of New York City. In addition, WBAI streams and archives on www.wbai.org.

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2 West64th Street in Manhattan - just off of Central Park West
Directions:
Location is two blocks east of Lincoln Center and five blocks north of Columbus Circle. Travel by subway: 1 Line to 66th St and Broadway; A,B,C or D Lines to Columbus Circle. Travel by bus: 10 or 20 to 64th St and Central Park West.; 7 or 11 South to 66th St. and Columbus Ave; 7 North to Broadway and 63rd; 11 North to Amsterdam and 65th.; 104 or 5 to 66th St. and Broadway; 66 to Central Park West and 66th(West) or 65 (East). The New York Society for Ethical Culture is accessible for most wheelchair users with prior arrangements. Please call ahead (212) 874-5210 x107 for set-up of portable lift system and plan to arrive one hour before event start time.

New York Society for Ethical Culture's 100-year-old building is accessible for most wheelchair users with prior arrangements. Please call ahead (212-874-5210 x107) for set-up of their portable lift system and plan to arrive one hour before start time. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building.  If someone enters the building with a service dog, this is fine.  Otherwise, dogs are not permitted for extended periods of time.

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New York Society for Ethical Culture Hall
2 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023
United States


Categories

Education > Other
Other > Fundraisers
Other > Political
Social

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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