Jerry Mander (United States)
Founder, Distinguished Fellow, International Forum on Globalization
Prior to his role at IFG, Jerry Mander was program director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and executive director of the Public Media Center, a non-profit public interest advertising and public relations agency. In the 1960s, Mander was president of a major San Francisco advertising company before turning his talents to environmental campaigns that kept dams out of the Grand Canyon, established Redwood National Park, and stopped production of the Supersonic Transport, as well as numerous anti-war campaigns. His books include Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television (1977); In the Absence of the Sacred (1991); The Case Against the Global Economy, (with Edward Goldsmith) (1996); Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples Resistance to Globalization (with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz) (2007); The Superferry Chronicles, Hawaii’s Resistance to Militarization (with Koohan Paik) (2009); and The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System (2012).