Ben Manski

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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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00am
Seattle WTO Uprising Still a Force in World Events, 15 Years Later
It was the uprising that began the 21st century. One hundred thousand people gathered in Seattle, Washington to shut down a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The result? Instead of launching a so-called “Millenium Round” of negotiations among global elites about the future of world...
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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.
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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.
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