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Puffin Interview Series w/ Leader Joe Chuman: “Dirty Work” with Author Eyal Press (Online)
October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On the first Sunday of every month Dr. Chuman will delve into and explore the work of renowned authors through meaningful dialogue in an intimate interview format, all streamed live on Youtube. There will be an opportunity for audiences to ask their own questions during a Q&A session.
About Eyal Press and Dirty Work
In Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America, Eyal Press presents a paradigm-shifting view of the moral landscape of contemporary America through the stories of people who perform society’s most ethically troubling jobs: drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations, undocumented immigrants who staff the “kill floors” of industrial slaughterhouses, and guards who patrol the wards of the United States’ most violent and abusive prisons. Eyal Press has received a James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, an Andrew Carnegie fellowship, and is a contributor to the New Yorker, the New York Times, and numerous other publications.
About Leader Dr. Joe Chuman
Joe Chuman recently retired as the Leader of the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, a community he served beginning in 1974. Since 2008, he has been a part-time Leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. He currently teaches on human rights at Columbia University and Hunter College, and has taught at the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica. His works have been published in the New York Times, The Humanist, Free Inquiry, Humanistic Judaism, and many other periodicals. Joe currently serves as president of the Bergen County Sanctuary for Asylum Seekers, founded by the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County.
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