On Saturday, June 21, at 2 PM the Reader‘s Ben Joravsky will interview journalist, columnist, and political progressive David Sirota, whose latest book, The Uprising, just landed on the NYT best-seller list. The free talk, sponsored by the group Northside Democracy for America, will center on money, power, and empowerment strategies; an open discussion will follow. It’s at Loyola University’s Simpson Multipurpose Room, 6333 N. Winthrop; RSVP at democracyforamerica.com/events/29309.