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May 17, 2013

May 17th-18th, The Seed: Two-Day Vegan Expo

The Seed is a two-day fair that celebrates veganism and promotes cruelty-free alternatives for every aspect of modern-day life. Hungry? Scrumptious plant-based food from the city’s finest vegan restaurants will be on sale. Need inspiration? The Seed’s lineup of more than 30 world-renowned speakers, including professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier, will expand your horizons. Looking for stimulating conversation? Award-winning films will be screened — including Turlock and Bethany’s Story — and followed by lively Q&A’s with the directors. Finally, if you’re not too exhausted, you can check out the vast market of animal-friendly products and services. Don’t miss the vegan revolution sure to sprout from The Seed.

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Start: May 17, 2013 10:00 am
End: May 18, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: 82 Mercer Street
Address:
New York , NY, United States

May 17th, Medea Benjamin, author of “Drone Warfare-Killing by Remote Control” book signing

Drone Warfare is a comprehensive look at the growing menace of robotic warfare, with an extensive analysis of who is producing the drones, where they are being used, who “pilots” these unmanned planes, who are the victims and what are the legal and moral implications. In vivid, readable style, the book also looks at what activists, lawyers and scientists are doing to ground the drones, and ways to move forward.

In reality, writes Benjamin, the assassinations we are carrying out via drones will come back to haunt us when others start doing the same thing—to us

Start: May 17, 2013 7:00 pm
End: May 17, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Book Revue
Address:
313 New York Ave, Huntington , NY, United States
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