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Transforming Turmoil into a New Economy - John Perkins
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 7:00pm to Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 8:30pm

John PerkinsTuesday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m.

Smith Memorial Student

Center Ballroom, 3rd floor

Portland State University

1825 SW Broadway

John Perkins is on tour promoting his latest book, Hoodwinked! An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the Global Economy Imploded And How to Remake It. Hoodwinked is a powerful polemic that shows not only how we arrived at this perilous point in our history—but what we must do to turn it around. He believes we can create a healthy economy that will encourage businesses to act responsibly, not only in the interests of their shareholder and corporate partners, but in the interests of their employees, their customers, the environment, and society at large.

This free lecture, part of the "What's the Big Idea?" lecture series, is sponsored by the College of Urban & Public Affairs, Social Equity and Opportunity Forum and the World Affairs Council of Oregon.
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For inquiries about this event, please contact:
Rod Johnson at 503-725-4044 or rod@pdx.edu

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