Film Screening: THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY
SATURDAY November 4th - 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Mr. Wasserman is a life-long activist who speaks, writes and organizes widely on energy, the environment, history, drug war, election protection and grassroots politics. In 1973 he coined the phrase “No Nukes” and helped found the global grassroots movement against atomic energy. He is the radio host of the popular ‘Solartopia Green Power & Wellness Hour’ that airs every Thursday 5pm Eastern Time and 2pm Pacific Time on KPFK FM Pacifica Radio (visit: www.solartopia.org).
Filmmaker, investigative reporter for The Guardian and BBC Television
Before turning to journalism as an investigative reporter for The Guardian and BBC Television, Greg Palast was an investigator of fraud and racketeering for governments and labor unions worldwide. His investigations have appeared in Rolling Stone, Harper's and New Statesman. Known as the reporter who exposed how Katherine Harris and Jeb Bush purged thousands of Black voters from Florida rolls to steal the 2000 election for George Bush. Palast has written four New York Times bestsellers, including Armed Madhouse, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, now a non-fiction movie about how Donald Trump, racist vote suppression tactics and the billionaires behind it all.