Journalist David Barsamian public talk: "Rise and Resist: Activism in the Age of Trump"
One of Americas most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radionow in its 34th yearand his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard Wolff, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His latest books are with Noam Chomsky: Global Discontents: Rising Threats to Democracy and Edward Said: Culture and Resistance. He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media and global rebellions.
David Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLUs Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. He is the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy. He has collaborated with the world-renowned Kronos Quartet in events in New York, London, Vienna, San Francisco and elsewhere.
Barsamian was deported from India due to his work on Kashmir and other revolts. He is still barred from traveling to the worlds largest democracy.
His radio program, Alternative Radio(AR), established in 1986, is an award-winning weekly one-hour public affairs program featured on over 200 public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.
David will speak for approximately 40 minutes and then there will be a Q & A session. Suggested donations: $5 for low-income/youth/student/senior; $10-$20 for general admission. Donations will help support the Alternative Radio program.
Lower level of the Town Hall Seattle (Eighth and Seneca) (View)
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
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