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Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
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Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow
Global Exchange, KPFA Radio 94.1 FM, and Codys Books present

An Evening with Jim Hightower
Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow

Thursday, March 27, 2008

First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way (at Dana), Berkeley

Jim Hightower, the country's #1 populist, has picked up some useful advice over the years, from "never eat at a cafe featuring 'bargain kebobs'" to "never hit a man with glasses; hit him with something much heavier." As he and his longtime co-conspirator Susan DeMarco have rambled through grassroots America, however, they've also come up with more serious words of wisdom to share here, namely: question authority, trust your values, seek alternatives, break away, stand up for your beliefs and swim against the current!

Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow introduces readers to people across the country who have actually done thispeople in business, politics, health care, farming, religion, and other areas who are taking charge, living their values, doing good, and doing well. Hightower and DeMarco show how they are doing precisely what the elites want us to believe can't be done: changing their lives and making a difference. In this uplifting book, they tell the stories of these people and offer inspiration and information that will help readers tap into their own maverick potential in order to navigate a different, more satisfying course of their own.

Whether they are young and just starting out or older and searching for a different path, the common-sense folks in Swim Against the Current have escaped the corporate tentacles to find their own way toward a richer life and a better American future. They are creating a new, deeply democratic model for the country, edging it back onto the long road toward egalitarianism and the common good.

Tickets: $12 advance, $15 door. Available on February 25 at independent bookstores (East Bay: Analog Books, Cody's, Black Oak, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Pegasus, Pendragon, Global Exchange store, Walden Pond, Moes Books; San Francisco: Modern Times)
Benefits: Global Exchange and KPFA

Phone Order: 415-255-7296 X253
For more info, see www.globalexchange.org


First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way (at Dana)
Berkeley, CA 94703
United States


Other > Political

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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