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Amy Goodman: 2012 Election and Community Media Tour [Local Co-Sponsors: WRIR LP 97.3 FM and North of the James]
The Lewis Ginter Recreation Center Auditorium
Richmond, VA
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About the Tour: Starting with the Republican National Convention in Tampa and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, running up to Election Day, Democracy Now! is on a 2-month, 100-city open to the public tour. The organization will travel through many electoral swing states to discuss the multi-faceted components of the 2012 election season as they delve past the mainstream media's focus on poll numbers and candidate blunders. These examinations will look at how people are organizing, the impacts of restrictive voter ID laws and specifically how the Citizens United decision is changing how our democracy works, all the while helping to raise essential funds for the public community television and radio stations across the country.

About the Authors: Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan share stories that empower everyday people to confront corporate and government power both domestically and globally in The Silenced Majority. They examine what is influencing our society today by giving an account of events, conflicts, and social movements. Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, is an award-winning investigative journalist, syndicated columnist, and author. She has authored four New York Times bestsellers, including her latest, Breaking the Sound Barrier. Denis Moynihan helped co-found Democracy Now! in 2002, has since contributed to its growth, and is the founder of a new noncommercial, community radio station in Colorado's high country. Democracy Now! currently airs on more than 1,000 public television and radio stations in 35 countries. For more information about Amy Goodman and Democracy Now!, please visit democracynow.org.

The Amy Goodman 2012 Election and Community Media Tour is made possible by national public TV/radio news hour Democracy Now! with local sponsorship for the stop in Richmond, VA by WRIR LP 97.3 FM - Richmond Independent Radio and co-sponsor regional magazine North of the James. This event is a fundraiser for WRIR LP 97.3 FM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, listener-supported radio station on the air since January 1, 2005. Operated by the Virginia Center for Public Press, WRIR  Richmond Independent Radio is committed to presenting underrepresented news, views, and music. To learn more about WRIR programming, operations, and volunteer opportunities, visit www.wrir.org. Independently owned magazine North of the James is committed to bringing readers real stories about real people and is home-delivered to the front door of households in select neighborhoods. Since printing began November 4, 1994, the publication has received many awards from the Virginia Press Association for writing, photography and design through the years. Admission for the Amy Goodman Speaking Engagement and Book Signing is a $10 contribution at the door, $8 in advance. Tickets will be available for pre-sale on select dates and times at the station in the weeks leading up to the event including during WRIR Fund Drive and online via www.brownpapertickets.com. The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope will be available for sale at the event, and although there will be no Q&A session after the speaking presentation, audience members will be welcome to speak with the authors during the book signing.
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The Lewis Ginter Recreation Center Auditorium (View)
3421 Hawthorne Avenue
Richmond, VA 23222
United States

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