Ben Manski is the Executive Director of the Liberty Tree Foundation, a national strategy center dedicated to “building a democracy movement for the U.S.A.,” and the initiator of the Wisconsin Wave protest movement.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 12:53pm
What Snowden Taught Us About American freedom
Earlier this month, as Americans celebrated our Independence Day holiday, the true scope of American independence became visible.
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 2:14pm
The Protest Wave: Why the Political Class Can’t Understand Our Demands
The protests that began in Wisconsin this year, and which now also fill the streets of Manhattan, Boston, Chicago, and this week, Washington D.C., have gotten the attention of the American political class. And how could they not? 2011 is becoming a remake of the 1999 Battle of Seattle, except this time the protests are ongoing, national and global, and the target is not just the World Trade Organization, but the entire edifice of corporate capitalism.