d@w-Los Angeles: November Monthly Meeting

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This is an independent event hosted by a d@w-Group. Please direct all questions to the contact listed below. 


d@w-Los Angeles will host a discussion about the role of mass media in our society and how it shapes our understanding of history with René Moya from Konkret Media

Suggested readings for the group discussion:

1. An extract from Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman's book
 
2. An extract from a George Miliband's book 
Here is a detailed agenda of the meeting:
 
2:45pm - 3:00pm - Welcomes.


3:00pm - 4:20pm - A group discussion on How have mass media contributed to our understanding of history and contemporary society? Who benefits from main-stream narratives, and what are alternatives can be offered? 

4:20pm - 4:30pm - Break

4:30pm - 5:45pm - Guest speaker: René Christian Moya. René is a socialist organizer and founder of a new left-wing media collective, Konkret Media. Born and raised in Los Angeles, René is currently active in the LA Tenants Union, agitating for housing as a human right in working class communities. He studied at Dartmouth College and at the University of London.

5:45pm - 6:00pm - Good-byes. 

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

 

WHEN
November 18, 2017 at 2:45pm - 6pm
WHERE
Unitarian Universalist Church
1260 18th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Andrea Iannone ·

Will you come?


Showing 4 comments

  • Larry Buchalter
    commented 2017-11-26 03:40:43 -0500
    I’m trying to enlist help to get a group started up here. Anyone willing ?
    Larry Buchalter
    Berkeley
    I’m disabled so I can’t travel I have limited mobility
  • Kayla Jones
    is hosting. 2017-11-13 19:02:39 -0500
  • Andrea Iannone
    is hosting. 2017-11-13 19:02:39 -0500
  • Liz Phillips
    is hosting. 2017-11-13 19:02:38 -0500
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