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Amy Goodman Speaks on Social Movements "Beyond the Battle of Seattle"

Seattle, WA

August 19, 2016 | Friday | 7:00 pm

Grand Ballroom A-D of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 6th Ave,
Seattle, WA 98101 ( see map )
Join Amy Goodman at the American Sociological Association’s 2016 Meeting, dedicated to “Rethinking Social Movements: Can Changing the Conversation Change the World?” Amy will reflect on social movements “Beyond the Battle of Seattle,” as the massive protests against the World Trade Organization meeting held there in 1999 are now known. The panel also includes Walden Bello, senior analyst at Focus on the Global South and professor at the University of Philippines-Diliman, and Kshama Sawant of the Seattle City Council.

AMY GOODMAN is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now! An acclaimed international journalist, she has won the Right Livelihood Award — widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize; a lifetime achievement award from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; the George Polk Award; Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting; and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award. Amy is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, most recently with co-authors Denis Moynihan and David Goodman, of “Democracy Now!: 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing America.” She and Moynihan co-write a weekly column, syndicated by King Features.

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This opening plenary is free and open to the public.

Amy Goodman

Amy goodman
Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....