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Lecture to explore alternatives to economic globalization

October 9, 2008
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Lori Wallach

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu

World trade expert Lori Wallach will present "Alternatives to Economic Globalization" on Wednesday, Oct. 22, as a part of Drake University's "United States and the World" lecture series.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. on the Jordan Stage in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Wallach founded the Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch division in 1995 and serves as its director. Public Citizen, founded in 1971, is a nonprofit citizen research, lobbying and litigation group based in Washington, D.C.

A Harvard-trained lawyer, Wallach has served as a trade commentator on CNN, ABC, CNBC, C-SPAN and regularly appears on programs such as "All Things Considered" and "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer."

The "United States and the World" lecture series is sponsored by Drake's Center for Global Citizenship in cooperation with the National Security Network.

For more information about the event, call 515-271-2117.

The schedule for the rest of the series is available online.