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“The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy”
Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich
Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich: “The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy”
Tuesday, November 29 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Elizabeth Minnich: “Privatized Lives, Transforming Knowledge: Education for an Inclusive Democracy"
Wednesday, November 30 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Workshop with Si Kahn: “Blood From Stones: Organizing Against For-Profit Private Prisons”
Thursday, December 1 2005, 12:20pm, Chadbourne Residential College, Main Lounge
Si Kahn has worked for 40 years as a civil rights, labor, and community organizer. He is executive director of Grassroots Leadership, a 25-year old progressive non-profit organization that works to abolish for-profit private prisons, jails, and detention centers. He is the author of How People Get Power, Organizing: A Guide for Grassroots Leaders, and most recently The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy (with Elizabeth Minnich). A songwriter and musician, Kahn is releasing his 15th CD Blood From Stones concurrently with The Fox in the Henhouse.
Elizabeth Minnich (Ph.D., Philosophy, New School University) is Senior Fellow at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. She has worked for 40 years as a university professor and administrator, author, speaker, workshop leader, consultant, and scribe. A feminist philosopher, she has lectured at over 150 colleges and universities and is the author of Transforming Knowledge (Temple, 1990) and The Fox in the Henhouse.