Money in Politics
How can we take back our democracy?
Guest speaker: Zephyr Teachout
Don't miss this energizing Constitution Day event!
Thursday, September 17, 2015
WNED-TV, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY
Doors open at 6:30, program starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public
We're in a "fight with big money for the soul of our country."
So says Zephyr Teachout, a noted
expert in constitutional law and political corruption, and a candidate in New York's 2014 gubernatorial
primary. Come hear her thoughts on purging money from politics, and empowering ordinary citizens
like us to reclaim the representative government we deserve.
About Zephyr Teachout
- Fordham University Law School professor
- Author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United
- Served as director of online organizing for Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign
- First national director of the Sunlight Foundation, which advocates open government
- Her 2014 campaign website describes her as "a deeply experienced leader in the fights for
economic and political equality and against concentration of wealth and control in the hands
of the few."
Special thanks to our co-sponsors: Citizen Action, Clean Air Coalition of WNY, Common Cause
New York, Communications Workers of America Local 1133, New York State United Teachers,
Partnership for the Public Good, People for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo), Sierra Club Niagara
Group, and WNY Peace Center. (As of August 7, 2015)