Red to Green: Political Panic from McCarthyism to Eco-terrorism

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Add to My Calendar Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Red to Green: Political Panic from McCarthyism to ‘Eco-Terrorism’
A panel discussion on past and present political persecution the United States
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
6:30pm – 8:00 pm
Community Church of New York
40 East 35th Street
New York, NY, 10016
 
Co-Sponsored by:
The Center for Constitutional Rights
The Rosenberg Fund for Children
Green is the new Red
Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan
 
We are excited to welcome Robert Meeropol, Executive Director of The Rosenberg Fund for Children, Will Potter, Author “Green is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege”, and Jenny Synan, activist and partner of jailed environmental activist Daniel McGowan. With an introduction from Rachel Meeropol, Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights. From the “Red Scare” of the 1950s to the present day “Green Scare”, our panel will examine the fear of communism in the 20th century, the contemporary treatment of environmental and animal activism as so called “eco-terrorism” and the U.S. government’s persistent persecution of individuals deemed a political threat.
 
Raffle and Book Sale:
Friends and Family of Daniel McGowan will be hosting a raffle during the event featuring some exciting and unique prizes.
For more information about the raffle and Friends and Family of Daniel McGowan please visit their website at http://supportdaniel.org/blog/?p=41
 
Will Potter will also be selling copies of his book “Green is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement under Siege.”
For more information please visit http://www.greenisthenewred.com/blog/
 
For more information about The Rosenberg Fund for Children and Robert Meeropol please visit http://www.rfc.org/

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November 30, 2011