[SBIMC-general] TONIGHT: Who Rules? Community Values, Public Health & Big Oil?

Jon Sullivan punkrider at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 10:18:05 PST 2008


This event tonight will be of interest to a wide range of community
activists. Not only will it raise big issues of corporate control, oil and
energy.

Dr Ott also will be raising how we the people drive this with our behavior
and how our system of subsidies for private motor vehicle use drives it all.
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A Discussion with Riki Ott, Feb 6, 2008 at 7:00 PM

Have corporations outgrown our ability to hold them accountable for large
environmental disasters? Author and story-teller Riki Ott will discuss her
evolution from scientist to citizen-activist with the nation's largest oil
spill-the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska. She offers
thought-provoking remedies for the nation's oil dependency and insights for
overcoming the largest environmental disaster of our times-global climate
change.

Santa Barbara Public Library
Faulkner Gallery
40 E. Anapamu St.
February 6, 2008
7:00PM (Doors open at 6:30)

Sponsored by Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Center, Get Oil Out!

Riki Ott, PhD, is the Visiting Anacapa Scholar at Thacher and author of
Sound Truth and Corporate Myths: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
(Dragon?y Sisters Press, 2005) the forth-coming Not One Drop: Promises,
Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (Chelsea
Green, 2008) Her website can be found at: www.soundtruth.info


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