NOW editors pick a trio of this weeks cant-miss events

The latest word on climate justice? It's time for developed nations to cough up for poorer ones suffering from our.


The latest word on climate justice? It’s time for developed nations to cough up for poorer ones suffering from our carbon excesses. Dissect the issue with Shock Doctrine theorist Naomi Klein, who gives the inaugural David Lewis Lecture on Climate Debt, Thursday (February 25), 8:30 pm. $15-$20. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor West. policyalternatives.ca.

T.O.’s black urban culture’s got a language all its own – explore its rhythms and cadences and discover how to scribe in an authentic way. Attend the panel A New Black Literature? Writing How You Talk, with Garvia Bailey, trey anthony and Dalton Higgins, Wednesday (February 24), 6:30 pm. Free. Reference Library, 789 Yonge. 416-395-5577.

You may think you can read and write whatever you want in this country, but insidious forces are at work trying to restrict what writers can say and publish. Find out more at The Good Fight!, part of Freedom To Read Week, where media lawyers Brian MacLeod Rogers and Paul Schabas, columnist Rick Salutin and others discuss the legal limits to free expression. Tuesday (February 23), 6:30 pm, at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen West. Free. thebpc.ca.

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