Will Miller Social Justice Lectures

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Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-12-12
Format: 2017-12-12
Palestine: Long Road to Freedom - 11/09/2017
"Reflections on Resistance to Occupation and Colonialism on the Century of the Balfour Declaration" Scholar Steven Salaita, author of the book "Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine" explores a century...
#BlackLivesMatter in the Trump Era - 02/23/2017
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes on black politics, social movements, and racial inequality in the United States. She is an assistant professor in the African American Studies department at Princeton University. According to Taylor, the Black Lives...
Western Bombs, Eastern Societies: The Destruction of Nations and 'Humanitarian' Interventionism - 11/09/2016
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Speaks on Indigenous People's History and the Roots of America's Endless Wars - 03/29/2016
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a longtime feminist, native rights, antiwar, and antiracist activist. She is a teacher and the author of five books, including "An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States." This is part of the...
Economic and Political Crisis in China - Dongping Han - 10/15/2015
Dongping Han, Professor at Warren Wilson College and author of 'The Unknown Cultural Revolution: Life and Change in a Chinese Village' presents "Economic and Political Crisis in China - From the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural...
Ferguson - A Nation of Laws and a History of Injustice - 04/23/2015
Gary Younge, Author, Broadcaster and Columnist for The Guardian and The Nation speaks to the current events in our communities. Gary Younge was born in Britain to Barbadian parents.  A reporter covering Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean before...
Native Rights and the Struggle Against the Tar Sands - 04/10/2014
The Canadian Tar Sands Project threatens the land and lives of communities across the continent. Clayton Thomas-Muller, member of the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation of Northern Manitoba and Co-Director of the Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign, Organizer for...
Global Resource Wars: The Race for What's Left - Michael Klare - 04/11/2013
With the world facing an unprecedented crisis of resource depletion, the desperate hunt for suppl;ies is igniting new conflicts and territorial disputes.  The crucial task ahead, according to Klare, is to alter our consumption patterns...
Protest Movements and Social change: Lessons from History - Frances Fox Piven - 10/23/2012
Frances Fox Piven speaks to the wake of revolutionary upheaval across Africa and the Middle East, Occupy Wall Street bringing new generations of activists into the grass-roots struggle for social change..  Part of the Will Miller Social Justice...
Why Does the US Have a Global Empire? - Michael Parenti - 11/10/2011
Micahel Parenti presents.  Part of the Will Miller Social Justice Lecture Series. http://www.willmiller.org The Will Miller Social Justice Lecture series brings speakers to the UVM campus and the Burlington community to provide a continuing...
Heather Rogers -- How our Economy is Undermining the Environmental Revolution - Will Miller Social Action Series Lecture - 04/21/2011
Heather Rogers is a journalist and author. She has written for the New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones,and The Nation. Her first book, Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage, traces the history and politics of household rubbish...
The People vs. the Market in the Fight for Climate Justice - Will Miller Social Action Series Lecture - 10/26/2010
The Will Miller Social Justice Lecture series will bring speakers to the UVM campus and the Burlington community to provide a continuing program of radical analyses of social, ecological and political concerns. The series is dedicated to Will Miller...
The Struggle to Transform Haiti - Will Miller Social Action Series Lecture - 04/14/2010
The Will Miller Social Justice Lecture series will bring speakers to the UVM campus and the Burlington community to provide a continuing program of radical analyses of social, ecological and political concerns. The series is dedicated to Will Miller...
"The Financial Crisis of Capitalism" - Will Miller Social Action Series Lecture - 10/28/2008
The Will Miller Social Justice Lecture series will bring speakers to the UVM campus and the Burlington community to provide a continuing program of radical analyses of social, ecological and political concerns. The series is dedicated to Will Miller...
Will Miller Lecture Series - Climate War - 04/08/2008
Christian Parenti: "Climate War, the violent geography of global warming" Impacts of Climate Change on the Southern Hemisphere, already straining form the pressures of refugee flow, mass urbanization, banditry, drug trafficking, corruption, civil...