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Amy Goodman with Bill McKibben at Chandler Center for the Arts

Randolph, VT

January 14, 2017 | Saturday | 7:30 pm

Chandler Center for the Arts

71 N Main St
Randolph, VT 05060 ( see map )
Bestselling author and environmental activist, Bill McKibben, will join Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman on stage at Chandler for an evening of motivating and provocative discussion.

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. She is also the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ for “developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media.” The Independent of London called Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! “an inspiration.” http://www.democracynow.org

Bill McKibben is not a person you’d expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that’s where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed to put the project on hold. Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book ‘The End of Nature’ is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write a dozen more books. He is a founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has organized twenty thousand rallies around the world in every country save North Korea, spearheaded the resistance to the Keystone Pipeline, and launched the fast-growing fossil fuel divestment movement. http://billmckibben.com

Tickets
$28 advance, $30 day of, $50 VIP, $10 students, kids 5 and under free Get tickets
Reception
This presentation will be followed by a VIP ($50 ticket holders and sponsors) reception meet & greet with McKibben and Goodman in Chandler’s Upper Gallery. Get tickets

Amy Goodman

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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....