Our Next Event...
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to listen and discuss current issues with our knowledgeable speakers.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Rock County Progressives Present an Educational Forum
How the Right Wing Shapes
the Political Agenda
- Mary Bottari
Director of the Center for Media and
Democracy's Real Economy Project.
- Editor of the
- Mary's most recent Huff Post article on ALEC actions
Mary's articles and Bio from Huffington Post:
Mary Bottari is the Director of the Center for Media and Democracy's Real Economy Project and editor of the www.BanksterUSA.org site for bank busting activists. She is an experienced policy wonk and public interest advocate. For the last ten years she has served as a senior analyst for the Washington, D.C.-based consumer group Public Citizen in its Global Trade Watch division. She has investigated and documented the impact of international trade agreements on public policy including in the areas of financial services, health care, toxics regulation, food safety, and the environment. Prior to her stint at Public Citizen, Mary was press secretary for U.S. Senator Russ Feingold and worked for many years in the Wisconsin State Senate. She has an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin with her family. Her favorite Wisconsin cheese is Prairie Ridge Reserve.
6 PM-6:30 PM cheese & cracker reception
6:30 PM-7:45 PM, speakers & discussion
*Basics CO-OP Natural Foods
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545
*This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics.