New York Times bestselling author John Perkins will speak about his new book, Touching the Jaguar: Transforming Fear into Action to Change Your Life and the World, in this virtual event on Thursday, August 6th at 5:00pm MT on Zoom. Tickets for this event are $5 (plus a small convenience fee) and are available on Eventbrite HERE or by clicking the button below.
About the Book:
When New York Times bestselling author John Perkins was a young Peace Corps volunteer, his life was saved by an Amazonian shaman who taught him to "touch the jaguar"--to transform his fears into positive action. He went on to become an "economic hit man" (EHM), convincing developing countries to build huge infrastructure projects that put them perpetually in debt to the World Bank and other US-controlled institutions. Although he sincerely believed this was the best model for economic development, he came to realize it was really a new form of colonialism. Returning to the Amazon, he saw the destructive impact of his EHM work. But he also was inspired by a previously uncontacted tribe that touched its jaguar by uniting with its enemies to defend its territory against invading oil and mining companies.
For the first time, Perkins details how his experiences in the Amazon converted him from an EHM to a crusader for transforming our failing Death Economy that destroys its own resources and nature itself into a flourishing Life Economy that renews itself. He provides a strategy for each of us to change our lives and defend our territory--the earth--against destructive policies and systems.
IMPORTANT TICKETING AND EVENT INFORMATION
*Tickets are $5 (plus a small convenience fee) for the access link to this virtual event. This access link will be sent the morning of the event (Thursday, August 6th).
* The virtual event begins at 4:00pm PT / 5:00 pm MT / 7:00pm ET and will last about one hour. If you have issues during the event or if you'd like to ask a question during the Q&A portion, please email your questions to BBSVirtualEvents@gmail.com.
*Touching the Jaguar is available as add-on item in Eventbrite for $5 off. *Book purchase does NOT include a ticket. Ticket purchase is required to purchase a book through Eventbrite* Books purchased through Eventbrite are ONLY available for curbside pickup. Curbside pickup is available every day from noon until 4:30pm.
*Books will be available for pickup on July 30th for all orders placed before July 29th, 5:00pm MT. If you place your order after this time, please call the store at (303)447-2074 to confirm that your book is ready for pickup.
*If you are not local or would like your book shipped, please purchase the books from our website. After purchasing a ticket, you will receive a code good for $5 off the book at Boulder Book Store.