Synopses & Reviews
The Green Festivals now draw over 100,000 visitors every year in four U.S. cities. This book collects the most memorable talks from all four festivals on the most urgent social issues of the day. In addition to inspiring addresses by Alice Walker, Paul Hawken, Bill McKibben, Amy Goodman, Jim Hightower, and Thom Hartmann, the Green Festival Reader includes how-to features on greening your workplace, neighborhood, school, and business.
The Green Festivals now draw more than 100,000 visitors every year in four U.S. cities. This book collects the most memorable talks from all four festivals on the most urgent social issues of the day.
Each year, Green Festivals across the nation draw over 100,000 people to their party with a purpose. The Green Festival Reader: Fresh Ideas from Agents of Change presents the addresses of the foremost thinkers and activists at these popular events. From a green New Deal to healthy homes and community empowerment, The Green Festival Reader covers the most urgent and inspiring topics in today 's environmental movement.
About the Author
Kevin Danaher is one of the anti-corporate movement's most recognizable spokespeople. He is the author or editor of 10 books about globalization, and the co-founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. A respected political commentator, Danaher's essays have appeared in The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle.Benjamin is an economist and nutritionist. She is co-founder of Global Exchange and Central America Exchange.