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Edwin Black: How we got Addicted to Oil and how we can Break the Addiction Right Now


The University of Alberta is privileged to host the visit of Edwin Black.Mr. Black is the award-winning, New York Times and international best-selling investigative author of 50 best-selling editions in 13 languages in 60 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel. His work focuses on genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, and historical investigation. Editors have nominated Black nine times for the Pulitzer Prize, and in recent years he has been the recipient of a series of top editorial awards. He will be speaking on his acclaimed book IBM and the Holocaust and his recently released provocative book Internal Combustion: How Corporations and Governments Addicted the World to Oil and Derailed the Alternatives.IBM and the Holocaust: The Smoking-Gun Documents7:00, January 14th Jewish Community Centre of Edmonton7200 156 StreetEveryone welcome. Free admission.andHow we got Addicted to Oil and how we can Break the Addiction Right Now3:00 to 4:30 Telus Centre, University of Alberta111 Street and 87 AvenueRoom 150Everyone welcome.These lectures are sponsored by Vice-President (Research), Dean of Arts, Dean of Law, Departments of Anthropology, Economics, Educational Policy Studies, History and Classics, Linguistics, Political Science, Rural Economy, Sociology, and Strategic Management & Organization, the Science, Technology and Society Program and the Parkland Institute.See also:

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