Kevin Danaher

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Kevin Danaher

"Since co-founding Global Exchange in 1988, Dr. Danaher has spoken at hundreds of universities and for community organizations throughout the U.S...

"Dr. Danaher is a Founder and an Executive Producer of the Green Festivals, two-day events bringing together hundreds of green economy companies, social justice and environmental organizations, speakers, live music, organic food and drink, and tens of thousands of attendees hungry for a transition to the green economy. He is also the Executive Director of the Global Citizen Center -- a permanent Green Festival. The Global Citizen Center is planned to be a downtown San Francisco building that will unite the local Green Economy in a mixed-use, multi-tenant facility featuring non-profit offices, green businesses and multi-cultural event space.

"Dr. Danaher is the author and/or editor of numerous books, including his latest(which he co-authored with Shannon Biggs and Jason Mark), Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grass Roots (PoliPointPress).

"Dr. Danaher has also published: Insurrection: Citizen Challenges to Corporate Power [Routledge Press], Ten Reasons to Abolish the IMF and World Bank; Democratizing the Global Economy: The Battle Against the World Bank and the IMF; Corporations Are Gonna Get Your Momma: Globalization and the Downsizing of the American Dream; Globalize This!: The Battle Against the World Trade Organization; Fighting for the Soul of Brazil; 50 Years Is Enough: The Case Against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; In Whose Interest: A Guide to US-South Africa Relations; Can the Free Market Solve Africa's Food Crisis; The Political Economy of US Policy Toward South Africa; South Africa: A New US Policy for the 1990s; and Beyond Safaris: A Guide to Building People-to-People Ties with Africa...

"Dr. Danaher received his doctorate in sociology from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1982. Before joining Global Exchange he was a senior analyst at Food First/the Institute for Food and Development Policy, an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC, and for four years he taught in the School of Government at American University. He currently lives in San Francisco with his wife, Medea Benjamin, and his two daughters, Arlen and Maya." [1]

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  1. Kevin Danaher, Global Exchange, accessed September 25, 2008.