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Conversation on a Progressive Future: A Benefit for The Progressive magazine

Noam Chomsky

The Progressive is proud to present a One-Night-only, conversation between Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian.

Time: 6 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019

Place: The Proscenium Theater, Pima Community College West Campus.
2202 W Anklam Rd. Tucson, Arizona 85745

Benefit: All the funds raised will go to The Progressive (a 501c3 non-profit).

Join us for a conversation with Progressive magazine publisher, Norman Stockwell, together with special guests Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian in an onstage conversation.

Considered the founder of modern linguistics, Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in modern history. He is also one of the most influential public intellectuals in the world. He has written more than 100 books, his most recent being “Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power.” Professor Chomsky joined the University of Arizona faculty in the fall of 2017, coming from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked since 1955 as professor of linguistics.

One of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 34th year—and 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.

Norman Stockwell is publisher of The Progressive. Previously, for over 20 years, he served as WORT Community Radio’s Operations Coordinator in Madison, Wisconsin. He also coordinated the IraqJournal website in 2002-2003. His reports and interviews have appeared on Free Speech Radio News, DemocracyNow!, and AirAmerica, and in print in Z Magazine, the Capital Times, AlterNet, Toward Freedom, the Tico Times, the Feminist Connection, and elsewhere. He is co-editor of the book REBEL REPORTING: John Ross Speaks to Independent Journalists.

Since 1909, The Progressive has amplified voices of dissent and those under-represented in the mainstream, with a goal of championing grassroots progressive politics. A voice for peace, social justice, and the common good, The Progressive stands against militarism and the concentration of power in corporate hands, and champions the empowerment of the citizenry, peace, social and economic justice, civil liberties, human rights, a preserved environment, and a reinvigorated democracy. Its bedrock values are nonviolence and freedom of speech. The Progressive presents voices of dissent and voices that are under-represented in the mainstream, with a goal of championing grassroots progressive politics.

This event will be recorded for future broadcast. This evening is a benefit for The Progressive, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit.

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