Andy Worthington, investigative journalist, author of The Guantánamo Files, and the co-director (with Polly Nash) of the documentary film, "Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo." He'll be talking about Close Guantanamo, which he initiated with attorney Tom Wilner, who represented Guantanamo prisoners in two US Supreme Court cases. Their website is here.
Carl Dix, Revolutionary Communist Party, and co-founder of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, has been on trial in Queens, New York, for taking direct action against the NYPD stop-and-frisk program in 2011. The verdicts were delivered November 15: the four Freedom Fighters were acquitted of more serious charges carrying a possible 2-year jail sentence, but convicted of a violation, "disorderly conduct." Carl Dix will talk about trial, the verdicts and what's next.
Dwayne Booth, aka Mr. Fish, cartoonist and freelance writer, will discuss Drawing Conclusions: The Editorial Cartoon, an exhibit he curated at the Annenberg School of Communication at USC, co-sponsored by the Future of Journalism Foundation. Annenberg Room 207 and 2nd Floor West Lobby through May 17, 2013.
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