Ben Manski, Executive Director of Liberty Tree, discusses the Bring the Guard Home! campaign that seeks to end the illegal use of national guard units deployed abroad, the historical U.S. change from a republican system of state militias to an imperial army and the reassertion of state governor control over the guard.
MP3 here. (18:09)
Ben Manski is a Wisconsin attorney. He serves Liberty Tree as Executive Director, editor of the Liberty Tree Journal, and as a Fellow. Ben received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 2005, and a B.A. in Sociology with a focus in Rural Sociology from the UW-Madison in 1999. Ben Manski served as co-chair of the Green Party of the United States from 2001 through 2004. He was employed on the staffs of a number of environmental, social justice, pro-democracy, and education advocacy organizations throughout the 1990s, and played leadership roles in many others. Ben currently serves as President of the Press Connection Foundation. He is a member of the Speak Out! Speakers and Artists speakers bureau.