“How the World Works: The Interconnections"

Monday, February 11, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Young Auditorium
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Dr. Susan M. Johnson
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 Andrew Leonard

“How the World Works: The Interconnections between Globalization, Energy Policy, Economics, the Environment, and Politics…and Everything Else in Between”

Monday, February 11, 2013

7 p.m. Young Auditorium

Andrew Leonard currently writes the hybrid blog/column for Salon.com “How the World Works” — a venue for exploring the interconnections between globalization, energy policy, economics, the environment, and politics. Leonard is the author of Bots: Origin of a New Species, described in a New York Times review as a “playful social history of the Internet.” His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Wired, Newsweek, The New York Times Book Review, The Nation, The Far Eastern Economic Review, the San Francisco Chronicle and numerous other publications. Before becoming a journalist he studied Mandarin Chinese for ten years and lived and traveled extensively in East Asia.

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