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In Conversation: Naomi Klein

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Sat Sept 12 @ 1:00pm
War Memorial Hall
Part of
The Eden Mills Writers' Festival

THE WRITING ROOM

Monday Mornings, 9-12
ebar bistro
Wifi/Coffee/A quiet space
Free/Open to all writers
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"THE WOLFPACK" AND ENTERTAINMENT AS EXPERIENCE

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"Storytelling is massively important to Blimp-positive culture. We believe that we have been living in a Blimp-negative culture for much too long, as blimps are often being dismissed as unsafe, irrelevant or even a bad idea. We are trying to shift (or ‘spin’ as we say at the office) that conversation in a direction that redefines blimps in an exclusively positive way. Here’s a story for you: Did you know that blimp travel has become much safer since the days of the blimp that shall not be named? In fact, in the last 70 years, there have been just 17 blimp-related accidents, and only one exploded." READ MORE


REVIEW: LOVE & MERCY

kane

"Moments of musical inspiration feel genuine, organic and the band’s characteristic harmonies soar. A first playing of 'God Only Knows' (with Dano doing a very good job on vocals) is like witnessing a piece of history first hand. Dream-crushing Wilson Sr. considers the song 'wishy-washy' but I couldn’t disagree more."READ MORE


REVIEW: THE RICHEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED

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"Until Fugger the Catholic Church prohibited charging interest on debts (or ‘usury’), which makes lending to any but the most solvent and trustworthy rather a risk, and consequently economies remained small. Fugger was almost as much politician as businessman, and through payoffs, favours, and buying of positions of influence for himself and lackeys he was able to persuade Pope Leo to issue a papal bull legitimizing interest." READ MORE


REVIEW:
THE SEX MYTH

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"In a thoughtful nonfiction book, Rachel Hills explores the great significance Western society places on sexuality, and offers a refreshing new perspective on the challenges that have arisen in our age of supposed sexual freedom. 'Where once we were condemned for being too sexual,' she writes, 'today we are admonished for not being sexual enough.'"READ MORE

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