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Conference: Resist the Corporate Takeover of American Society

June 11, 2010 @ 12:00 pm - June 14, 2010 @ 8:00 pm

The interfaith Network of Spiritual Progressives, Tikkun Magazine and conference chair Rabbi Michael Lerner are pleased to present a conference bringing together spiritual and secular progressives alike in the movement toward “The Caring Society”: a world based on peace, social justice, generosity, environmental sanity, and recognition that our well being is tied to the well being of everyone else on the planet.

Presenters will include:

  • IPS director John Cavanagh
  • Congressmen Keith Ellison and Dennis Kucinich
  • Rabbi Michael Lerner
  • Authors David Korten, Brian McLaren, and Bill McKibben
  • Sister Joan Chittister
  • Cornel West
  • Bill Moyer, and many others.

The Strategy Conference will discuss a variety of specific programs that secular and religious progressives can work on together, including work towards a more equal society free from corporate influence through the The Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, A Global Marshall Plan to end to end global and domestic poverty, homelessness, hunger and inadequate health care and education as well as to repair the global environment, and ending the War on Terror and the War on Immigrants.

Co-sponsors of the conference with Tikkun and the NSP include: Common Cause, United Religions Initiative, Peace Action, The Nation Magazine, Public Citizen, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, The Institute for Policy Studies, Progressive Democrats of America, the Shalom Center, the Washington Peace Center, and Yes! Magazine.

Click here for more information and to register.

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June 11, 2010 @ 12:00 pm
End:
June 14, 2010 @ 8:00 pm
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Venue

Church of the Reformation
212 E. Capitol St. NE
Washington, DC United States
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