Category: 2019 Newsletters

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

LJDC May Meeting

May 2019 The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, May 19, 20192 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM: WHAT IS HAPPENING?Dr. Petterson will discuss the relationship between our climate crisis, our political crisis, our economic crisis, and the evolving ideological struggles within the Democratic Party. SPEAKER: Dr. Cody

Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf Feb. 2019

Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf On page 262 of Capital in the 21st Century there are two of the most important sentences I’ve ever read: “…it is essential to be aware of these things: the historical reduction of inequalities of wealth is

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