Raj Patel details the events leading up to the World Food Crisis on SBS Dateline News (aired: 1st of May 2008)
Durban’s bedtime stories: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle continues
Published in Pambazuka News 2009-12-16, Issue 462.
In a house in a leafy Durban suburb, lightly festooned with Christmas decorations, a TV is playing the Adam Sandler movie ‘Bedtime Stories’. Across scenes of gumballs falling from the sky and Roman gladiator races, our hero tries to get ahead through wish fulfilment. Predictably, his dreams don’t come true in quite the way he hoped.
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Back from the dead
Right. I’m back, sort of. The next few weeks are going to be a little bonkers (see the Events schedule, for an indication). I’ll also be writing up some of my experiences from recent visits to Malawi and South Africa.
San Francisco, CA
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 6pm
World Affairs Council of Northern California
312 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 6:30pm
Los Angeles Public Library
“ALOUD at Central Library”
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 7:30 PM
Powell’s City of Books
1005 West Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97209
Monday, January 18, 2010 (Check back for the time)
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 7:00 PM
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
New York, NY
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 7:00 PM
Raj Patel in conversation with Naomi Klein, bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo.
This event is presented with The Nation and The Indypendent.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 6:00 PM
This event is presented with the Harvard Bookstore.
40 Brattle Street