Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Annie Leonard guest spoke and showed "The Story of Stuff" at Foothill College

Annie Leonard is an expert in international sustainability and environmental health issues, with more than 20 years of experience investigating factories and dumps around the world. She spoke at Foothill College and showed her movie, the Story of Stuff, which shows how stuff is created and at what cost to the environment.

She also recommended some books and web sites:

"Exposed": Deregulating Chemicals by Mark Shapiro. Here is a link that talks about the book

Our Stolen Future written by three authors,
Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, and John Peterson Myers which chronicles the development of the endocrine disruptor hypothesis by Theo Colborn. Go here to visit their web site which continues to monitor and report on research related to endocrine disruptor.

Rules for Radicals written by Saul Alinsky. Go here to see a list of the rules.

Steady State Economy is a web site. The President, Brian Czech, of the site wrote an article on this.

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