Michael Riordon: Speaking and Signing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 23:30
McNally Robinson Winnipeg, Attached to Grant Park Mall
1120 Grant Avenue Canada
Winnipeg , MB
Canada
49° 51' 32.454" N, 97° 14' 5.694" W
Manitoba CA

As governments and corporations scramble to pull the plug on research that proves that they are poisoning our planet and rush to muzzle the scientists who dare to share their disturbing data, it seems the powerful have declared a war on science. Michael Riordon asks deep questions of bold scientists who defy the status quo.

Who controls science and at what cost to the earth and its inhabitants? Can we change? This is unspun science for dangerous times.

A Canadian writer and documentary-maker for almost four decades, Michael Riordon generates books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, and plays for radio and stage. A primary goal of his work is to recover voices of people who have been silenced in the mainstream, written out of the official version.

Michael Riordon teaches writing, and has written four books of oral history: Our Way to Fight: Peace-Work Under Siege in Israel-Palestine, Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side, An Unauthorized Biography of the World, and Out Our Way: Gay and Lesbian Life in Rural Canada. He lives near Picton, Ontario.

 

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