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Speakers Bureau

Ben Manski

Office / Campaign Experience
Co-chair of the Green Party of the United States from 2001-2004, former chair of the GPUS Coordinated Campaign Committee, WI

Available to speak on the following subjects
U.S. Democracy Movement
Voting Rights
Corporate Power
Higher Education
Local Democracy
Home Rule
Ballot Initiatives

Ben Manski is a Wisconsin attorney. He served as co-chair of the Green Party of the United States from 2001 through 2004, and was the first chair of the GPUS Coordinated Campaign Committee. He was Midwest Field Director for Nader 2000. He was employed on the staffs of a number of environmental, social justice, pro-democracy, and education advocacy organizations throughout the 1990s, and played leadership roles in many others. He currently serves Liberty Tree as Executive Director, editor of the Liberty Tree Journal, and as a Fellow.

Manski is President of the Press Connection Foundation. He is a member of the Speak Out! Speakers and Artists speakers bureau. Ben received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 2005, and a B.A. in Sociology with a focus in Rural Sociology from the UW-Madison in 1999

Topics:American Revolutions - From '76 to '06; Education in a Democratic Society; Local Control, Home Rule, and Community Sovereignty; The New Municipalism: Democratic Cities in an Age of Corporate Rule; The New Voting Rights Movement; Participatory Democracy in Local Government; Revoking Corporate Personhood; Uncovering the History of the Corporation

Contact information for Green Speakers
Starlene Rankin - 916-995-3805