Today's PubliCalendar Picks for Political and Civic Nerds

For Tuesday:

Yanis Varoufakis: Debt Crises and the Future of the World Economy

The world-renowned economist will give his postelection perspective on the source of international financial troubles—something he calls the Global Minotaur—and what to expect in the future. 

Tue Nov 20, 7:30pm, Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, $5.

Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy

This documentary explores the volatile life of extremist skateboarder Brewce Martin, who has built a "sovereign nation" in Appalachia based on his own personal rules. Yet adamant anarchist though he is, Martin still can’t seem to completely free himself from bill collectors and jail.

Tue Nov 20, 9pm, Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St, $5-$8.

And For Today:

Creating Walkable Cities

City planner and architectural designer Jeff Speck extols the virtues of walkability and pedestrian appeal both in his new book, The Walkable City, and in this Town Hall talk. Located downstairs.

Mon Nov 19, 7:30–9pm, Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, $5.

Fair Trade Music Seattle's General Meeting

Come to learn about this Northwest grassroots campaign of musicians fighting for fair working rights, equal partnerships with club owners, and a more professional and sustainable local music scene.

Monday, Nov 19, 7pm, Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave, free.

Employee Engagement for Impactful Sustainability Programs

The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability brings speakers from Boeing, PATH, and Coinstar to discuss the secret behind their successful sustainability programs (hint: it's employee engagement).

Monday, Nov 19, 5:30–8pm, PATH, 2201 Westlake Ave, Ste 200, $15-$25.

Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy

Monday, Nov 19, 9pm, Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St, $5-$8.

Bob Ferguson Victory Party

PubliCola-endorsed Democratic Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson celebrates his victory tonight at Kell's Irish Pub in Pioneer Square.  

Monday, Nov 19. 5:30-7:30 pm, Kell's Irish Restaurant and Pub, 1916 Post Alley