THE LECTURES

This free public lecture is given each fall on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. It is rebroadcast nationally on public radio stations. CDs and audiotapes of the lecture are also available. Suggestions for future lecturers are welcome; e-mail us at savio at sonic dot net.ping.gif

 

PAST LECTURES

2013
May Boeve, Michael Brune, Gopal Dayaneni, Sharon Lungo, Phil Radford
"New Strategies for Confronting the Climate Crisis"
2012
Van Jones
"Where are we now? Where do we want to be? How can we get there?"
2011
Robert Reich
"Class Warfare in America"
2010
Elizabeth Warren
"Main Street First: Fixing Broken Markets and Rebuilding the Middle Class"
2009
Naomi Klein
"Shock Doctrine California Style: How the Poor Are Paying the Price of Wall Street's Greed, and How to Fight Back"
2008
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
"Our Environmental Destiny"
2007
Angela Davis
"From Jim Crow to Guantanamo: Prisons, Democracy and Empire"
2006
Jeff Chang and Tom Hayden in conversation
"Can't Stop, Won't Stop...and it Don't Stop: Youth activism yesterday, today and tomorrow"
2005
Seymour Hersh
"Chain of Command: The road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib"
2004
Molly Ivins
"The State of the Union"
2003
Amy Goodman
"Fomenting Democracy: Independent Media in a Time of War and Elections"
2002
Christopher Hitchens in conversation with Adam Hochschild
"Fault Lines: Rights, Wrongs and Responsibilities in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Palestine and The Nation"
2001
Cornel West
"Progressive Politics in These Times: From Vision to Action"
2000
Barbara Ehrenreich in conversation with Arlie Russell Hochschild
"Forward and Backward: Women, Globalization and the New Class Structure"
1999
Lani Guinier
"Lift Every Voice: Building Democracy in the New Millenium"
1998
Winona LaDuke
"Deconstructing the American Paradigm: Indigenous Thinking for a New Millenium"
1997
Howard Zinn
"The Possibility of Hope"