|By PR Newswire||
|September 4, 2014 01:47 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Sept. 9, Atlas Network will host a special event in San Francisco to highlight the spirit that took down the Berlin Wall, and how that spirit can be reignited across the globe to tear down today's Berlin Walls.
Atlas Network CEO Brad Lips said, "Today it is hard to remember how the Berlin Wall – that barrier to freedom that held half a continent captive – seemed absolutely permanent… until it wasn't. Barriers to freedom still exist all over the world. Many seem permanent. But Atlas Network partners are working to tear down – one by one – today's Berlin Walls."
The event will feature Garry Kasparov – legendary chess champion, Russian political activist, Putin foe, and the 2014 Atlas Templeton Leadership Fellow.
Other speakers include John Fund, National Review columnist; Deroy Murdock, Fox News contributor; Naomi Brockwell, creator of BitcoinGirl.org; Dr. Tom G. Palmer, Atlas Network's executive vice president and editor of the new book Peace, Love, & Liberty; Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute's president and CEO; Marek Tatała, economist at FOR (Civil Development Forum) in Warsaw, Poland; and Robin Sitoula, founder and executive director of Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation in Nepal.
Who: Garry Kasparov, John Fund, Tom Palmer, Naomi Brockwell, and more
What: Tearing down today's Berlin Walls Event sponsored by Atlas Network, Pacific Research Institute and The Independent Institute
When: Tuesday, Sept. 9, noon to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
This event is open to media and will have various expert availability throughout the event.
Media must RSVP to Daniel Anthony
Public may register for the event at AtlasNetwork.org
About the event sponsors:
Atlas Network is based in Washington. It is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of more than 400 free-market organizations in over 80 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.
The Pacific Research Institute is based in San Francisco. It champions freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility for all individuals by advancing free-market policy solutions.
The Independent Institute is based in Oakland. It boldly advances peaceful, prosperous, and free societies grounded in a commitment to human worth and dignity.
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