This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 23 2009
The Socialist Party of Oregon hosts a Public Forum tonight Tue June 23 from 8:30pm –10pm at the Red&Black Cafe 400 SE 12th Ave. Speakers, free, informal. Meets every fourth Tuesday. For more info call Walt Brown at 503-636-4150
International Workers of the World show radical movies every last Tuesday in the main hall of Liberty Hall, 311 N. Ivy Street, Portland, from 7 to 10 p.m.. Cheap entertainment. Food and friends.
Kathleen Stephenson speaks with veteran journalist Michelle Goldberg about her recent book, "The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World". Goldberg exposes the unjust treatment of women due to reproduction around the world.
In the fall of 2008, the United States was plunged into a financial crisis more severe than any since the Great Depression. As banks collapsed and the state scrambled to organize one of the largest transfers of wealth in history, many — including economists and financial experts — were shocked by the speed at which events unfolded. In this new book, John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff offer a bold analysis of the financial meltdown, how it developed, and the implications for the future.