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Warheads to Windmills
January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ESTFree
Timmon Wallis is joining us on the Busboys stage to share his newest book, with activist Medea Benjamin in conversation with him. There are already excellent pathways to global nuclear disarmament, and excellent alternatives to fossil fuels. The obstacles to surviving these “twin existential threats to humanity” are misinformation, propaganda, and politicians corrupted by profiteering corporations. This is a handbook for campaigners on both issues to work together on treaties, divestment, boycotts, legislation, education, economic conversion, and more. Wallis works to debunk frauds, myths and distractions around global nuclear disarmament and fossil fuel divestment. It explores the idea of “feeding two birds with one scone” by converting massive amounts of money, brainpower and infrastructure from weapons of mass extinction to good jobs in evidence-based climate solutions. Full of well- documented facts and figures, tools and strategies, personal and political inspiration for swift, decisive action.