On this week’s edition of the Thursday Night Special, Ben Manski will discuss the Second Democracy Convention, scheduled for August 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Mr. Manski (born July 16, 1974) is an American attorney, organizer, and Green Party activist. He is the founder of the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution, and co-founder of Move to Amend, Wisconsin Wave, the 180/Movement for Democracy and Education, and United for Peace and Justice. In 2011, he served as chair of the first biennial Democracy Convention. The Democracy Conventions are gatherings of activists from around the country who have a common goal of increasing democratic participation in all areas of our lives, from a democratic defense industry to democratically-run corporations to democratic participation in the local, state and federal governments.