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Past Events

CommonBound: Moving Together Toward a New Economy

Date: 
June 6, 2014 - 9:00am - June 8, 2014 - 5:00pm

Location

Northeastern University Boston, MA

This June 6-8, more than 500 movement leaders, activists, practitioners, and newcomers will come together in Boston for CommonBound, the New Economy Coalition’s largest and most significant convening yet.

Liberty Tree hosting Gar Alperovitz in Santa Barbara, CA

Date: 
May 1, 2014 - 12:00pm - May 2, 2014 - 1:00pm

Location

Santa Barbara, CA

Community Democracy: America Beyond Capitalism?

For more information visit: www.democracysb.org

Gar Alperovitz will be signing his new book "What Then Must We Do?"

Date: 
April 17, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative
426 W. Gilman St.
Madison, WI

Gar Alperovitz, political economist, historian, and author of the new book What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution will give two free public talks in Madison highlighting how, in an age of political deadlock and economic decay, hope can be found in the growing movement across the country to build a new and more egalitarian economy based in cooperation and community.  Dr.

Gar Alperovitz will be speaking about his new book "What Then Must We Do?"

Date: 
April 16, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

336 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI

Gar Alperovitz, political economist, historian, and author of the new book What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution will give two free public talks in Madison highlighting how, in an age of political deadlock and economic decay, hope can be found in the growing movement across the country to build a new and more egalitarian economy based in cooperation and community.  Dr.

Join Manski, Sanders at Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Oregon

Date: 
March 3, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:45am

Location

University of Oregon Law School
1515 Agate St Room 241
Eugene, OR 97403
Earth: Too Big to FailSee you at the annual PIELC (Public Interest Environmental Law) conference! Join members of Move to Amend’s national leadership team - Ashley Sanders and Ben Manski - in this three-part workshop that tackles both corporate capitalism and the U.S. Constitution. The session is entitled, "Move to Amend: A New Constitution for a New Society and Ecology."
 
Event Contact
First Name: 
Ashley
Last Name: 
Sanders

WI Day of Action against WMC: Shut the Chamber! Demand Democracy!

Date: 
February 13, 2013 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

Location

Outside the Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53703

Spread the word on facebook here!

On Wednesday, February 13th, Governor Walker is having his annual "performance review" in front of his real bosses. No, not the people of Wisconsin. The corporate lobby group Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  

Event Contact
First Name: 
Adam
Last Name: 
Porton

Kucinich in Madison: Shut the Chamber!

Date: 
February 12, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location

Barrymore Theatre
2090 Atwood Avenue
Madison, WI 53703

Who buys elections? Who bribes politicians? Who writes the anti-worker and anti-environment laws? First and foremost, the answer is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its state affiliate, the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC).

Dennis KucinichJoin Dennis Kucinich, the fighting progressive from Ohio, former mayor of Cleveland, seven term congressman, and twice presidential candidate. as he joins us in launching a national campaign to "Shut the Chamber!"

Event Contact
First Name: 
Adam
Last Name: 
Porton

Organize a Voter Assembly in your community!

Date: 
November 7, 2012 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

This election is being threatened by unverifiable voting machines, voter ID laws that disenfranchise millions of eligible voters, restrictive election laws for third party candidates and voters who wish to vote early, as well as many other forms of voter suppression that we are likely to witness on and before November 6.  Florida in 2000 and Ohio in 2004 have taught us that our elections can be stolen if we do not act.

Event Contact
First Name: 
Jolie
Last Name: 
Lizotte
Phone: 
920-312-4246

Bus/Caravan to CTU rally in Chicago!

Date: 
September 15, 2012 - 7:30am - 8:00pm

Location

Union Park
Corner of Ashland and Lake
Chicago, IL
A coalition of local labor and community groups has formed a CTU Solidarity Commitee to support the striking Chicago teachers.  Buses/caravans are being organized from the Memorial Union/ Labor Temple in Madison to send folks down to a mass "Wisconsin Style" rally CTU is holding on Saturday.
 

Solidarity Rally for CTU Strike

Date: 
September 14, 2012 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Location

Wisconsin State Capitol
Intersection of State St. and Mifflin St.
Madison, WI

A coalition of local labor and community groups has formed a CTU Solidarity Commitee to support striking Chicago teachers.  The Chicago Teachers Union has begun their historic strike for the defense of public education! This is the most important struggle for the Labor Movement in 15 years, and we have a duty to show the same solidarity to Chicago teachers that they showed to us during our struggle in the Wisconsin Uprising.

Madison Voter Assembly to Organize Against a Stolen Recall Election

Date: 
June 6, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location

Wisconsin State Capitol
Intersection of State and Mifflin
Madison, WI

Madison Voter AssemblyWill the Wisconsin recall elections be stolen? If recent history is any guide it's a definite possibility, especially because these races are expected to be extremely close.  Think Florida 2000, Ohio 2004, and Waukesha County 2011.

Madison Cooperative Business Conference

Date: 
June 6, 2012 - 8:00am - June 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

Location

Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

Participatory Democracy - from Port Huron to the Wisconsin Recall

Date: 
May 3, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

UW-Madison's Science Hall; Room 180
550 N. Park St.
Madison, WI

A talk by Tom Hayden, one of the founders of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). He served as president of SDS from 1962 to 1963 and drafted its most famous work, the Port Huron Statement. He is currently a peace & justice activist based in Los Angeles and founder and director of The Peace and Justice Resource Center.

Tom Hayden’s talk will be introduced by John Nichols, political correspondent for The Nation magazine and associate editor of The Capital Times.

For more info click here

Revolutionary Youth as a Critical Force--From One Generation to the Next

Date: 
May 2, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Mother Fool’s Coffeehouse
1101 Williamson St.
Madison, WI

A talk by Carl Davidson, who was Vice President and National Secretary of the Students for a Democratic Society from 1968 to 1976.  He is currently national co-chair of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism and a national board member of Solidarity Economy Network.

Carl Davidson’s talk will be introduced by Matt Rothschild, editor of the Progressive Magazine

For more info click here

2012 Peace Symposium and Democracy Convergence

Date: 
April 20, 2012 - 9:00am - April 22, 2012 - 5:00pm

Location

Lane Community College
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405

2012 Peace Symposium and Democracy Convergence
April 20th - 22nd 2012

This Years Theme: People Powered Democracy Confronts Corporate Rule

Featuring:

Ben Manski
Executive Director of the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution
http://libertytreefoundation.org/

David Barsamian
Author and award-winning founder and director of Alternative Radio.
http://www.alternativeradio.org/

David Cobb
Spokesperson for Move To Amend
http://movetoamend.org/

Alice DiMicele
Based in the Pacific Northwest, DiMicele's music celebrates the natural world and the people in it. http://www.alicedimicele.com/

George Friday
Field organizer for the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the National Coordinator for the Independent Progressive Politics Network

The Path to Victory: Roundtable on the Move to Amend after Citizens United v. FEC

Date: 
April 5, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing Government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Presenters:

- Ben Manski, Esq., Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution; Associate Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies
- Dr. Margaret Flowers, National Occupation of Washington D.C. (NOW DC)
- Daniel Wayne Lee, Los Angeles Move to Amend; Occupy Los Angeles
- Steve Cobble, adviser to Free Speech For People; Associate Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies

WisConvocation Public Planning Session

Date: 
February 19, 2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

Tamarack Gallery in Madison (parking in back)
849 E. Washington Ave. Ste. 102
Madison, WI

To follow up on a Week of Action devoted to commemorating and celebrating what the Wisconsin Uprising accomplished this past year, a public meeting will be held to brainstorm where it should head in the future.  In particular, the growing reality of a gubernatorial recall and four additional senate recalls presents our movement with important and urgent questions:

Wisconsin Day! Rally to Kick-off a Week of Action

Date: 
February 11, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location

Wisconsin State Capitol
Intersection of State and Mifflin
Madison, WI 53703

February 11th is the one-year anniversary of the day Walker and his funders launched their all out assault against everything that makes Wisconsin a great place to live, work, and learn.  It also marks the anniversary of the day the people of Wisconsin rose up in mass protest to not only “kill the bill,” but also to demand an end to the many economic and social injustices present in our society.

On February 11th, 2012 the Wisconsin Wave hosted a rally to mark a new holiday- Wisconsin Day!  Speakers will addressed the challenges and opportunities the grassroots social movement born a year ago faces moving forward.  

Anniversary Week of Action to Celebrate the Wisconsin Uprising!

Date: 
February 11, 2012 - 12:00pm - February 19, 2012 - 6:00pm

Location

Downtown Madison, WI

February 11th to 19th, 2012
"One Year Longer, One Year Stronger!"

RSVP and spread the word about these important events on facebook!

 

The Wisconsin Uprising One Year On: What Happened and What Next?

Date: 
February 9, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

MATC-Downtown Room D240
211 N. Carroll St.
Madison, WI

Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization, this panel discussion will feature:

  • Labor activist Eric Cobb
  • Ruth Conniff of the Progressive Magazine
  • Sam Jordan of the International Socialist Organization
  • Ben Manski of the Liberty Tree Foundation and the Wisconsin Wave
  • Tina Treviño-Murphy of the Student Labor Action Coalition

This event is a fundraiser for Haymarket Books and the Center for Economic Research and Social Change (http://cersc.org/). Admission is $5-20 (sliding scale). Madison College students, faculty and staff admitted free. No one turned away for lack of funds.

The Port Huron Statement at 50

Date: 
February 2, 2012 - 2:30pm - February 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

Location

University of California at Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

Conference pictureThe conveners "invite you to attend a conference which brings together historians, social theorists, contemporary student activists, and Port Huron veterans to discuss the origins, historical impact, and contemporary relevance of the New Left's founding manifesto."

Panel Discussion on Constitutional Remedies to Overturn Citizens United

Date: 
January 24, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Location

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC

People For the American Way will be hosting a panel on Capitol Hill THIS TUESDAY (Jan. 24) at 10am with leading members of Congress, state and local lawmakers, and activists on the frontline of our movement to overturn Citizens United v. FEC.

We would be thrilled if you could join us! RSVP to Katie White at kwhite@pfaw.org.

WHAT: Panel Discussion on Constitutional Remedies to Overturn Citizens United
WHEN: January 24th, 2012, 10:00-11:30am EST
WHERE: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC (map)
WHO:           

January 20, 2012 – Move to Amend Occupies the Courts!

Date: 
January 20, 2012 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location

Across the Country

Jan 20, 2012: Occupy the Courts!Call to Action

Inspired by our friends at Occupy Wall Street, and Dr. Cornel West, Move To Amend is planning bold action to mark the second anniversary of the infamous Citizens United v. FEC decision!

Iowa Democracy Doubleheader: Join Ben Manski to learn about Move to Amend -and- Home Rule

Date: 
January 13, 2012 - 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Location

Matyk Building
1029 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

5-7pm - FREE PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY TRAINING  & POT LUCK DINNER 

DES MOINES, IA: Participatory Democracy Training with Ben Manski

Date: 
January 12, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location

Des Moines's EAST VILLAGE
501 E. Locust St (corner of E. 5th and E. Locust, 3rd floor).
Des Moines, IA

Learn how to engage the public and gather signatures for a campaign to demand a Constitutional Amendment to end Corporate Personhood, get the money out of our political system, and reverse Citizens United.

Right here, in Iowa… as the movement spreads across America.

Rally to Defend Democracy and the Right to Self-Determination in Detroit!

Date: 
January 2, 2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
2080 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI

MASS RALLY TO OPPOSE THE IMPOSITION OF AN Emergency Manager over the city of detroit!

We Shall Not Be Moved Rally
Repeal Public Act 4!
Defend Democracy and the Right to Self-Determination!
Make the Banks Pay!

Sponsored by :Council Member JoAnn Watson, Congressman Hansen Clarke, Congressman John Conyers, Moratorium NOW! and others

For more info: 313-224-4535
Web:
www.michiganforward.org
www.democracyemergency.org
www.moratorium-mi.org

Building the Progressive Movement Inside and Outside the Democratic Party

Date: 
December 30, 2011 - 1:30am - 5:30am

Location

1st Unitarian Church
1800 Bell Ave.
Des Moines, IA
On the Eve of the Iowa Caucus, Progressives Present a Forum:
Building the Progressive MovementInside and Outside the Democratic Party
 
Discussion and Reception 1:30 to 5:30 PM Friday, December 30th 
1st Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Ave., Des Moines Free & Open to the Public

MA: Revolution is in the air ~ A reception with the Liberty Tree

Date: 
October 31, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Friends Meetinghouse
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA

Where do the movement to abolish corporate personhood, the Wisconsin protest wave, global resistance to austerity, and the voting rights, election integrity, anti-war, and campus democracy movements come together? Beneath the branches of Liberty Tree, committed to "building a democracy movement for the U.S.A." since 2004.

CLEVELAND, OH: Community Forum: Corporations are Not People and Money is Not Speech

Date: 
October 23, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

St. Coleman's Catholic Church
2027 West 65th Street
Cleveland, OH

You’re invited to a free community forum, Corporations Are Not Persons and Money Is Not Speech. The event includes a presentation by and discussion with David Cobb, the national spokesperson for Move to Amend.

Cobb will discuss the national Move to Amend campaign and what we can do to abolish never-intended corporate constitutional rights and reverse the legal doctrine that money is speech! Download flyer here.

Event Contact
First Name: 
Greg
Last Name: 
Coleridge
Phone: 
330-928-2301/216-255-2184
Address: 
2101 Front St., #111, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

All About ALEC

Date: 
October 22, 2011 - 2:15pm

Location

ProMega BioTechnology Center
5445 E. Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, WI 53711

Oregon Area Progressives is sponsoring All About ALEC, a forum on the American Legislative Exchange Council with an outstanding lineup of speakers, including Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D - IL) Sen. Mark Miller Rep. Mark Pocan Rep. Sondy Pope-Roberts Lisa Graves - Center for Media and Democracy Mike McCabe - Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Jack Norman -Institute for Wisconsin's Future Jim Cavanaugh - South Central Federation of Labor Dan Holub - WEAC Julie Underwood - UW Madison School of Education Joanne Ricca - Wisconsin AFL-CIO Robert Kraig - Citizen's Action of Wisconsin and Jay Heck - Common Cause Moderated by John Nichols Advance Registration $10 - includes lunch register now at www.allaboutalec.org

Event Contact
First Name: 
Charles
Last Name: 
Uphoff
Phone: 
608-213-6063 - cell phone
Address: 
2475 Lalor Rd., Fitchburg, WI 53575

Digital Media Conference: Social Movements & Digital Revolutions

Date: 
October 21, 2011 - 7:00am - October 22, 2011 - 5:30pm

Location

Lesley University Cambridge, MA

To register and for more information: http://www.digitalmediaconference.org/2011/

 --> Liberty Tree Fellows Sarah and Ben Manski are invited participants on the conference's "Mega Panel" on Saturday at 12:30pm.

DOVER, DE: World Water Day & Banning Corporate Personhood Discussion Group

Date: 
October 19, 2011 - 7:30am - 9:30am

Location

The Dover News Stand
25 Lockerman Street
Dover, DE 19904

The Dover Delaware United Nations Association will be celebrating World Water Day!

We will be passing out statistics and requests for water advocacy as well as offering car pooling to events sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia UNA and the League of Women Voters luncheon to discuss Economic Disparity.

In the second half of the meeting we will read an article together and then and request support for "Move to Amend." Come join us!

Event Contact
First Name: 
RuthAnn
Last Name: 
Purchase
Phone: 
302-399-1235
Address: 
PO Box 242 Cheswold, De 19936

March to End the Wars - Madison

Date: 
October 15, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Location

UW Library Mall
Park St. & Lake St.
Madison, WI

March to End the Wars!
Ten Years in Afghanistan - Ten Billion Dollars a Month
March & Rally in Madison, Wisconsin
Saturday, Oct. 15

Join the Madison Area Peace Coalition (MAPC) for a March and Rally to mark 10 years of U.S.-led war in Afghanistan on Saturday, Oct. 15th. We will call for an end to this war and all wars. We want jobs, schools, and healthcare -- not war.

Please gather at UW Library Mall at 11:30 am. Bring your peace and labor signs. Come early for parking because it's a football Saturday and Farmer's Market Day. We'll begin marching after noon, and be up at the Capitol by quarter to 1:00 pm.

Sponsored by the Madison Area Peace Coalition. Endorsed by AFSCME 171 and the South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL).

Contact: 242-9232
www.madpeace.org

Event Contact
First Name: 
Barbara
Last Name: 
Smith
Email: 
barbara@merr.com
Phone: 
242-9232

Milwaukee: Speakout 10 Years of War Afghanistan

Date: 
October 8, 2011 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

Milwaukee City Hall Rotunda
200 E. Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI

Rally at noon Water & Wisconsin
12:45 pm March to City Hall
1pm - 2:30 pm Speak Out
Milwaukee City Hall Rotunda
200 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee WI

How has war effected you?
What is the impact on our community from the longest war in U.S. history?

Sponsored by Milwaukee Coalition for a Just Peace

More info here

EAU CLAIRE, WI: Chippewa Valley Move To Amend's October Meet-Up

Date: 
Repeats every month until Mon Oct 10 2011 .
October 6, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Infinitea Teahouse
112 East Grand Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

We're going public this month for the first time by holding our October meet-up at the Infinitea Teahouse! This month's notable attendees will be Eau Claire City Council member, Dana Wachs, as well as Eau Claire County Board member, John DeRosier, who are considering sponsoring a resolutions in support of reversing the Supreme Court's "Citizens United v. FEC" decision.

Come share how unlimited/undisclosed corporate influence of our elections has made an impact on the issues that you care about! We'll need your input as we propose, discuss, and vote on local resolutions to pass.

Event Contact
First Name: 
Kyle
Last Name: 
Butz
Email: 
butzk@uwec.edu
Phone: 
608-712-8891
Address: 
427 Putnam Drive, Eau Claire, WI, 54701

DC: A People's Uprising: From Madison to DC

Date: 
September 18, 2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Busboys and Poets at 5th and K
1025 5th St NW
Washington, DC

Bringing the inspiration of the Wisconsin protest wave -- from the occupation of the state's capitol to the recent national Democracy Convention in Madison -- to the planned October 2011 occupation of Freedom Plaza in D.C.: 

 

Democracy Convention 2011

Date: 
August 24, 2011 - 9:00am - August 28, 2011 - 5:00pm

Location

Madison, WI 53703

WI State CapitolFrom August 24th to August 28, 2011 over 1200 people from around the country covened in Madison for a Democracy Convention designed to further the growing nationwide Democracy Movmeent.  This event, sponsored by the Liberty Tree Foundation (which also sponsors the Wisconsin Wave) gave participants and organizers alike the skills to return to their communities and fight for Democracy where it matters most -- in our schools, our workplaces and local economies, our military, our governm

MAY 14: ‘Don’t You Dare’ Rally: Wisconsin rejects this budget

Date: 
May 14, 2011 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location

Wisconsin State Capitol Madison, WI

Walker and legislative allies plan to bypass courts, jam rights-stripping measures through with their budget proposal!

Counterprotest the Corporate Puppets: Dump Tea! Dump Palin!

Date: 
April 16, 2011 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location

Capitol Square, State Street Corner
State Street and North Caroll Street
Madison, WI

Come one, come all, hear the call to . . .
DUMP TEA! DUMP PALIN!
Speakers and Music TBA…as confirmed.
MC's John "Sly" Sylvester and Sarah Manski.

NOON, SATURDAY, APRIL 16th
WI STATE CAPITOL
Change: STATE STREET CORNER

Please share widely. The puppets are coming, the puppets are coming! Corporate puppets Sarah Palin and "Americans" for "Prosperity" are rallying at our Wisconsin State Capitol on 4/16. For more information:http://www.danegop.org/latestnews.aspx

Wisconsin People's Assembly

Date: 
April 9, 2011 - 12:00pm - April 10, 2011 - 6:30pm

Location

State Capitol, MATC Downtown, and O'Keefe Middle School Madison, WI 53703

They have their house. It's time we built our own house. It's time for the . . .

Register now for the Wisconsin People's Assembly
 
WISCONSIN PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY
Noon, Saturday, April 9th to 6:30pm, Sunday, April 10th
 
   For the full schedule and locations, including speakers and workshop subjects, see: http://wisconsinwave.org/full-schedule-wisconsin-peoples-assembly
 
 
   ~ Saturday, April 9th ~
   12:00pm-2:00pm RALLY AT STATE CAPITOL: Ride the Wave Back to the Capitol!
   2:00pm-3:00pm MARCH TO WMC: Take Wisconsin Back from the Corporate Interests!
   4:00pm Registration Opens at Georgia O'Keefe Middle School, 510 South Thornton Ave., Madison
   5:00pm & 7:00pm MAJOR PANELS at Georgia O'Keefe Middle School:
       5pm UNDERSTANDING AUSTERITY: Wisconsin in a global perspective
       7pm BUILDING A POPULAR MOVEMENT: Overcoming inequality & uniting us all in common cause
 
   ~ Sunday, April 10th ~
   8:30am Registration Reopens at Downtown Campus of Madison Area Technical College
   9:30am-11:00am MAJOR PANEL: DIRECT ACTION CAMPAIGNING: Achieving the Will of the People when government closes its doors 
   11:30am-1:00pm WORKSHOPS
   1:00-2:30pm Lunch Break
   2:30pm-4:00pm WORKSHOPS
   4:30pm-6:30pm MAJOR PANEL: DEMAND DEMOCRACY: Democratizing our elections, economy, budget process, and constitutions 
 
   For the full schedule and locations, including speakers and workshop subjects, see: http://wisconsinwave.org/full-schedule-wisconsin-peoples-assembly

 

Event Contact
First Name: 
Adam
Last Name: 
Porton
Phone: 
6082571606

MADISON, WI: Citizens United Anniversary Rally

Date: 
January 21, 2011 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location

Capitol Building, State Street Entrance
2 East Main Street
Madison, WI

January 21st marks the first anniversary of the irresponsible and dangerous Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United.

Citizens United legalizes bribery in our election system by allowing corporations to spend unlimited general funds under the idea that corporations are people and money is speech.

Please join us for this rally at:
5:30pm, FRIDAY, JANUARY 21
WI STATE CAPITOL, STATE STREET ENTRANCE

Immediately following the rally, South Central WI Move to Amend (SCWMTA) will co-host a:

WAKE FOR DEMOCRACY

Join us to celebrate the life of our dear friend, Democracy, meet friends and supporters, and help to revive her.

6:00 – 10:00 PM
Friday, January 21
Brocach Irish Pub
7 W. Main St.

Community Action Meeting in Santa Fe, NM ~ Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap of Move To Amend to Facilitate ~ 6-8:30pm

Date: 
May 5, 2010 - 11:00pm - May 6, 2010 - 1:30am

Location

Unitarian Church
107 West Barcelona Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
THIS MEETING STARTS AT 6pm AND ENDS AT 8:30pm. APOLOGIES FOR WEBSITE PROBLEMS THAT INDICATED OTHERWISE. Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Executive Director of Democracy Unlimited - a founding coalition partner of the Campaign to Legalize Democracy/Move To Amend - will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Wednesday, May 5th for a community action meeting. The forum will focus on how residents of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico can join the national movement against Corporate Personhood.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: "We the Corporations?" Life & Law in the U.S.A. after Citizens United v. FEC

Date: 
April 16, 2010 (All day)

Location

University of Wisconsin Law School
975 Bascom Mall Room 5240
Madison, WI 53706

On January 21st, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. An avalanche of criticism from grassroots organizations, members of Congress, and the President of the United States followed. Hundreds of thousands of Americans signed motions calling for action to overrule the Court -- including amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Frances Moore Lappé in Madison

Date: 
November 5, 2007 - 1:15pm

Location

Barrymore Theatre
2090 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI

A public talk by FRANCES MOORE LAPPÉ on her new book, "Getting a Grip." Followed by a fundraising reception for Liberty Tree.

Green Policy Conference

Date: 
June 1, 2005 - 1:00pm

Location

Madison, WI

The Green Institute, the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution and the Havens Center sponsored a conference at the University of Wisconsin in Madison to discuss officeholder coordination, education and assistance.

For more information, read the full report at the Green Institute's Website or visit the Green Policy Conference website