Santa Cruz "Understanding Deep Politics" Conference Pursues Broad Spectrum Antidotes

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Revealing the Hidden Forces Behind World Events and Offering Creative Solutions

Organizers of the May 14-16 Santa Cruz "Understanding Deep Politics" conference have announced a three-day summit of engaged scholars and activist leaders to shed new light on the corrupt forces driving current events, expose the corporate media's complicity, and craft tenable strategies of response.

According to "Understanding Deep Politics" coordinator Gabriel Day, "We believe the most powerful catalyst for positive social change would be a widespread understanding of deep politics and a corresponding outpouring of courageous activism addressing the real roots of our crises. We think that all participants will emerge from this weekend considerably smarter, better networked, and more hopefully prepared for the great challenges we face."

EVENT: "Understanding Deep Politics" Conference
WHEN: Fri, May 14, 2010 at 7 PM (Registration from 3 PM, Social hour: 5 PM) through Sun, May 16th, 6 PM
WHERE: University Inn and Conference Center, 611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA
ADMISSION: $25-$110 (including Student and Senior discounts)

Ellen Brown - attorney/forensic economist focused on the crimes of the Federal Reserve
Ian Crane - former oil executive, now writing/lecturing on geo-political webs of domination
David Ray Griffin - eminent philosophy professor with 30 books and many 9/11 classics
Annie Machon - former MI-5 Security Service intelligence officer and whistle-blower
Jim Marrs - award-winning investigative journalist and NY Times bestselling author
Michael Parenti - renowned progressive author of over 20 books/analyst/lecturer talking on Deep Ideology
Peter Phillips - 15-year director of the Media Freedom Foundation and Project Censored
Peter Dale Scott - originator of "deep politics" term and author of 10 books on its manifestations
Dahlia Wasfi - Iraqi-American doctor, lecturer and passionate anti-war activist; see
Barrie Zwicker - famed Canadian journalist, author, media scholar and false flag expert.

AGENDA: The speakers at this unprecedented gathering promise to expose the roots of our current crises with despotic governance, financial plunder, imperialism, loss of civil liberties, and assaults on public health as well as the corporate media's role in maintaining a lethal status quo.

The weekend culminates with two interactive solutions-focused panels where these diverse authorities will explore common denominators behind their respective issue areas and try to define powerful new collaborative remedies.

OTHER FEATURES: The Understanding Deep Politics conference is set in the vibrant city of Santa Cruz and its schedule spans three days, including an early Friday evening meet and greet reception. A large discussion and resource room will be available throughout the weekend for speaker and participant interactions and self organized discussions to develop new societal strategies and solutions.

The public is invited to visit the conference website at for more details.

Gabriel Day

Jason King

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