Plan to be in Baltimore with us for the 15th annual Just Giving Conference!
- How are nature, work, knowledge and wealth being appropriated for private ends?
- How can such enclosures be resisted, and transcended?
- How are local, translocal and transnational movements engaging in this work?
- How can philanthropy support their efforts?
On principles and elements essential to an ecological and socially just economy, examining the loss of common rights under “enclosure” to the detriment of the public good. ~ Moderated by Harriet Barlow, Blue Mountain Center.
On diverse models and approaches contributing to an emerging alternative economy rooted in notions of cooperative management and collective ownership, in feminist as well as ecological economics, and in the creative and the natural commons. ~ Moderated by Nikhil Aziz, American Jewish World Service.
On noteworthy and significant ways philanthropy can support this work, through an engaged philanthropy commensurate with the times in which we live. ~ Moderated by Stuart Clarke, Towne Creek Foundation.
Annie Leonard, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA
Annie is a veteran environmental campaigner and creator of the influential 2007 video series, The Story of Stuff. An expert in international sustainability and environmental health issues, with more than 20 years of experience investigating factories and dumps around the world, Annie is a tireless fighter for the environment and longtime leader in the movement to push for solutions that change the economy’s goal from “more” to “better.”
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist and author of “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate” (2014). Her other books include “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” (2007), which was a New York Times Critics’ Pick of the Year, and “No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies” (1999), which was named by TIME magazine as one of the top 100 non-fiction books published since 1923. Klein is a contributing editor for Harper’s, a reporter for Rolling Stone and a columnist for The Nation and The Guardian. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post and Newsweek. She won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2014 and the International Studies Association’s IPE Outstanding Activist-Scholar award in 2014.
Director of the Pan-African Baraza, ThoughtWorks
Professor, Boston College
Founder, P2P Foundation
International Coordinator, World March of Women