The social crisis that continues in NY post-hurricane Sandy has opened up a lot of questions around climate change; who is affected by climate change? Why aren't we putting any resources into infrastructure to prepare for these disasters? What is causing climate change? And what could a society based on human need look like in light of the amazing work done by Occupy Sandy?
Featuring Amity Paye and Chris Williams
Amity Paye is a Boston native who is a journalist and writer living in New York City. She writes for the Amsterdam News and is a contributor to Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America (Haymarket Books, 2011). Amity will be speaking about her experiences reporting in New York during hurricane Sandy.
Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist and the author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis (Haymarket Books). He is a professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and is chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. He is a frequent contributor to the International Socialist Review.