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Sam Champion Interviews Reverend Billy on the Weather Channel

In the midst of protesting consumerism and fighting for Earth-conscious justice, Reverend Billy stopped by the Weather Channel for an interview with Sam Champion last month. The Reverend and the Church of Stop Shopping’s choir combat climate change and the … Continue reading

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Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Protest Monsanto’s Roundup with Demonstration & Song

Reverend Billy and His Stop Shopping Choir have been raising awareness of the use of Roundup in public parks in major American cities all year long. Roundup, a weedkiller manufactured by multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto, contains a … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Reverend Billy, Author of The Earth Wants YOU

Earthalujah! City Lights is excited to welcome Reverend Billy Talen back to our store on Wednesday, April 20. This time he’ll be celebrating the release of his new book, The Earth Wants YOU, which City Lights is proud to publish. … Continue reading

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Grateful Message to Bolinas by Reverend Billy

Reverend Billy Talen of the Church of the Stop Shopping Choir is the author of the newly released handbook for earth activism and anti-corporate cultural revolution The Earth Wants YOU, published by City Lights Publishers. This essay, written by Rev. … Continue reading

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“Rev. Billy Vows to Levitate the de Young, a Museum on the Rise”

Performance artist and eco/anti-consumerist activist Reverend Billy Talen is getting ready to kick off the celebration for the release of The Earth Wants YOU, the Reverend’s manual for the earth-led revolution. Starting this Sunday, Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Douglas Rushkoff, Author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

Author, professor, and filmmaker Douglas Rushkoff is at City Lights on Wednesday, March 23 discussing his new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity published by Portfolio Books. Douglass answered our 5 questions, … Continue reading

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Book Trailer for The Earth Wants YOU, Forthcoming from City Lights Publishers

City Lights Publishers is pleased to announce the publication of The Earth Wants YOU by Reverend Billy Talen. The Earth Wants YOU is a motivational handbook, meant to inspire its readers to challenge the consumerism, racism and militarism that are … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: The Violence of Organized Forgetting

The French philosopher and art historian Georges Didi-Huberman coined the term “disimagination machine” in order to describe the ruthless manipulation and obfuscation of art, evidence, and images by regimes wishing to oppress the public’s views, as well as experiences, of … Continue reading

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