Category: 2019 Newsletters

LJDC October 2019 – Book Recommendations

This Month’s Book Recommendations Permanent Record, by Edward SnowdenMetropolitan Books (September 17, 2019) 352 Pages Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his

LJDC Monthly Meeting – October

The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, October 13, 2019 2 – 4:30 pm SPEAKER:: Budd Titlow, wetland scientist and wildlife biologist, PROGRAM:  How 2 Generations Fight the Climate Crisis Budd and his daughter, Mariah Tinger, together wrote “Protecting the Planet.”  Mariah began

LJDC Monthly Meeting – September 2019

SPEAKER: Jess DurfeePROGRAM: Looking at Democratic and U.S. Politics at the National Level Jess Durfee is a Member of the Democratic National Committee. He’s the only Democratic National Committee (DNC) member from San Diego. He is chair of the DNC Western Region, Chair of

LJDC September 2019 – Book Recommendations

This Month’s Book Recommendations Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul HawkenPublisher: Penguin Books (April 18, 2017) 256 PagesThe 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and

The LJDC Monthly Meeting – August

The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, August 11, 20192 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM:  “Truth in Ten” by The Climate Reality ProjectSPEAKER: Nancy Casady Former General Manager, Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Co-op (1996-2016)Member, State Board of Food and Agriculture (2012 – to

August’19 Books

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World,by Anand Giridharadas Knopf; First Edition, First Printing edition (August 28, 2018) 304 PagesThe New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite’s efforts to “change the world” preserve the status

LJDC Monthly Meeting – July

The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, July 14, 2019 2 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM: The Case Against Expanding the San Diego Convention Center SPEAKER: Cory Briggs The initiative to expand the convention center will be on the  Primary Ballot in March, in

June ’19 Books

This Month’s Book Recommendations Our History Is the Future – Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous ResistanceBy Nick EstesPublished by Verso (Mar 05, 2019) 320 PagesHow two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement

LJDC – June 2019

The LJDC Monthly Meeting Sunday, June 9, 2019 2 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM:Sunrise Movement and the Green New Deal SPEAKER:  Karl Aldinger The Green New Deal is breaking new ground in the political fight for government action on the Climate

Update – LJDC May Meeting

The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, May 19, 20192 – 4:30 pm GUEST SPEAKER:California Senate pro Tempore Toni Atkins will lead off the program Sunday. She is our Senator, representing District 39, which includes La Jolla.She is a historic figure in California

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