Global Discontents with David Barsamian
Join us as Diablo Rising Tide hosts one of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian.
On Sunday April 29th at 4pm, David will join us in San Francisco to discuss “Global Discontents” and will include insights on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media, the economic crisis and global rebellions.
WHAT: Journalist, author and Alternative Radio host David Barsamian on “Global Discontents.”
WHERE: 518 Valencia, the Mission District in San Francisco [one block up from 16th st/Mission BART]
WHEN: Sunday, April 29th at 4pm
DONATION: $5-10 donations for Diablo Rising Tide, sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds.
About David Barsamian
David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 32th year—and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard Wolff, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His forthcoming book with Noam Chomsky is Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy. He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media, the economic crisis and global rebellions.
David Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s 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 the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center. In 2017 the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. He has collaborated with the world-renowned Kronos Quartet in events in New York, London, Vienna, Boulder and elsewhere.
Barsamian was deported from India due to his work on Kashmir and other revolts. He is still barred from traveling to “the world’s largest democracy.”
Brought to you by your friends and comrades at Diablo Rising Tide.