Vandana Shiva: “Creating Earth Democracy: Reclaiming the Commons from Corporate Enclosures”

Date: 10 Apr, 2014, 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Location: Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Organized by: PIA (Public Interest Alberta)

Tickets : $20 and are available on-line and can also be bought on location at:

Arusha Centre – #106, 223 12th Avenue SW
Pages – 1135 Kensington Rd NW
Sunnyside Natural Market – 338 10th Street NW Unit 10

University-trained as a physicist and philosopher, Dr. Vandana Shiva is one of the world’s most important ecofeminists and social justice activists. She founded Navdanya (“nine seeds”) – a women-centred movement to protect biological and cultural diversity – in India in 1987. She has written many best selling books and is a leading advocate against corporate control of water and food.

Creating Earth Democracy:

Reclaiming the Commons from Corporate Enclosures – Corporate Globalization is based on the enclosures of the commons and privatization of the public good. Patenting of Seeds, privatizing water,health, education are example of the contemporary enclosures. Across the world, citizens and communities are defending and reclaiming the commons.The talk will focus on the story of the seed, and the work of Navdanya to defend Seed Freedom and create Earth Democracy

Register and pay online now! You can also register online and bring payment with you to the event. Please note that we will only be accepting cash at the door.

 

 

 

 

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