This remarkable book shines a fierce light on the current state of liberty and shows how longstanding restraints against tyranny-habeas corpus, trial by jury, due process of law, prohibition of torture and the commons-are being abridged. 

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Early Publicity

The Magna Carta Manifesto was published on February 10, 2008. The author began speaking on the Magna Carta and the Commons first in India in January 2005, then in Bristol in Novemberr 2006 and again in April 2007 at Berkeley City College in California. 

What follows is a list of the publicity prior to publication. 

26 December 2007 
Seminar with Gustavo Esteva, Universidad de la Tierra
Oaxaca, Mexico

15/16 December 2007
"A People's Penny for the Magna Carta"

7 December 2007
Lecture, "The Commons and Magna Carta"
Conference, "From Magna Carta to the Sky Trust: Historical Arc of the Commons"
Center for 21st Century Studies, 
University of Milwaukee Wisconsin

10 November 2007
Presentation, "1968 Confidential!" Movement for a Democratic Society,
Loyola University, Chicago, Illionois

27 October, 2007
Keynote Address, "The Commons and Magna Carta"
Hudson Bay Company, Canvassers' Conference
Paducah, Kentucky

27 April 2007
Keynote, "The Commons: From Magna Carta to May Day"
Crisis of the California Commons, California Studies Association
Berkeley City College, Berkeley California

27 November 2006
Interview with Michael Portillo, "Things I Forgot to Remember"
chosen as "the Pick of the Week" 
BBC Radio Four & the Open University the arts/history/magnacarta.html

3 November 2006 
Keynote, "The Commons and Magna Carta" 
Bristol Radical History Association

3 May 2005 
"Magna Carta and May Day" 

7 January 2005 
Keynote Address, "The Commons and Magna Carta" 
Delhi, India