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Saturday, October 29, 2011

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Harvard Book Store Presents Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald, With Liberty and Justice for Some

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Harvard Book Store is very pleased to welcome lawyer, columnist, and author GLENN GREENWALD as he discusses his newest book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful in conversation with legendary philosopher and activist NOAM CHOMSKY.

From the nation’s beginnings, the law was to be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a common set of rules for all. But over the past four decades, the principle of equality before the law has been effectively abolished. Instead, a two-tiered system of justice ensures that the country’s political and financial class is virtually immune from prosecution, licensed to act without restraint, while the politically powerless are imprisoned with greater ease and in greater numbers than in any other country in the world.

Starting with Watergate, continuing on through the Iran-Contra scandal, and culminating with the crimes of the Bush era, Glenn Greenwald lays bare the mechanisms that have come to shield the elite from accountability. He shows how the media, both political parties, and the courts have abetted a process that has produced torture, war crimes, domestic spying, and financial fraud.

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME shows Sat 11/22 in our repertory series, 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year

Free Screening & Discussion! Elements of Cinema presents A REPORT ON THE PARTY AND THE GUESTS • Mon 11/24 at 6:00 PM
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