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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Poor-Bashing Book Launch with Jean Swanson
WHAT: Please join us to meet anti-poverty activist and author Jean Swanson
to launch her new book Poor-Bashing: The Politics of Exclusion
WHEN: Tuesday, April 17 7:00 pm
WHERE: The Arts Court 2 Daly St. .
For details please call Octopus Books 233-2589
admission is free, refreshments will be served
With an introduction by Libby Davies, M.P.
Jean Swanson shows how people with power and money attack the poor.
* Poor-bashing means ignoring facts and repeating stereotypes about
people who are poor.
* Poor-bashing means having your reality and perceptions denied by people
with more money than you have.
* Poor-bashing means living in terror that someone will take your children.
Vancouver writer Jean Swanson has worked as an anti-poverty activist for
Co-sponsored by: Between the Lines, Octopus Books, The National
Anti-Poverty Organization, The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Also: Please note that Octopus Books will be closed April 20-22 as we are
all going to Quebec City to demonstrate against the FTAA. See you there!
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join us at http://www.octopusbooks.org
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