Hungry for a live update and real information on the effects of Trump's foreign policy for the world and the local neighborhood? Phyllis Bennis is coming to town and will explain the ramifications to us first hand.As always, Bennis offers clear explanations of recent events. Frequently interviewed by Alternate News, Bennis sorts through the hype to get to the root of this newest edition of the continuing global war on terror.Meena Jagannath, a US civil rights lawyer from Miami, works with the Dream Defenders, a key component of the Black Lives Matter movement. She will contribute to the discussion focusing on how the global war impacts people in the US, particularly African-Americans and other communities of color. Richard Falk praises her latest book: “With her customary lucidity and talent for judicious interpretation, Phyllis Bennis provides an authoritative introduction to all that is now known about ISIS. It is more than a ‘primer,’ offering an indispensable account of the complex turmoil afflicting the Middle East.”—Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of International Law & Practice at Princeton University, and former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian TerritoryPhyllis Bennis – TNI Fellow and director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC, focusing on Middle East and UN. She works closely with US and global peace and Palestinian rights movements, as well as with key UN agencies and officials. A prolific writer and a savvy communicator, Bennis makes frequent appearances in international media with her cogent analyses on Syria, Gaza, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and US foreign policy.
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