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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Forum

 

 

Wisconsin

as the

Center

of the

Political Universe


 

Speakers:

  • Ruth Conniff
    • Editor in Chief of the Wisconsin Examiner
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    • The Wisconsin Examiner”
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    • “The Wisconsin Examiner is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news site offering a fresh perspective on politics and policy in our state. As the largest news bureau covering state government, the Examiner will offer investigative reporting and daily coverage dedicated to the public interest.
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    • “Ruth Conniff is Editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Examiner. She formerly served as Editor-in-chief of The Progressive Magazine, and opened the Progressive’s office in Washington, DC, during the Clinton Administration, where she made her debut as a political pundit on CNN’s Capital Gang Sunday and Fox News. She moved to Oaxaca, Mexico, for a year in 2017, where she covered U.S./Mexico relations, the migrant caravan, and Mexico’s efforts to grapple with Donald Trump.”
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    • "Conniff is a frequent guest on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC and has appeared on Good Morning America, Democracy Now!, Wisconsin Public Radio, and other radio and television programs.
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    • "In 2011, she did award-winning coverage of the uprising against Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin. She has also written for The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times, among other publications.
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    • "Conniff graduated from Yale University in 1990, where she ran track and edited the campus magazine The New Journal."

 


Forum Schedule:

6 PM-6:30 PM doors open with cheese & cracker reception (nonalcoholic)
6:30 PM-7:45 PM, Speaker presentation

 

Location:

*Community Room
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.

 


For video of past forums see:


"Past Events"

 


This mural is located in Beloit, near 500 Pleasent St., on the side of the old Ironworks building facing the Rock River.
It is a great tribute to the laborers of the 20th century.