Thursday, September 27, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Greg Palast: How Billionaires Steal Elections

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics

A close presidential election in November could come down to handful of contested states or districts—or worse, to vote theft. Unless pugnacious investigative reporter Greg Palast, who busted the story of the purge of black voters in Florida in 2000 and whose The Best Democracy Money Can Buy was the basis for the 2004 film Bush Family Fortunes, has something to say about it. And he does: In Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, Palast teams with fiery editorial cartoonist Ted Rall to name and shame the billionaires buying up our democracy, and the disenfranchisement of millions through voter-ID laws, list purges,  and other assaults to our civil rights.  Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life, with Elliott Bay Book Company. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.

 Advance tickets are $5 at townhallseattle.org or 888/377-4510 and at the door beginning at 6:30 pm. Town Hall members receive priority seating. Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street.

LEARN MORE:
Greg Palast’s website

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2 Comments

  1. Posted September 10, 2012 at 7:30 am | Permalink

    If you need an intellectual or cultural shot in the arm in Seattle, Town Hall is a good first place to visit.

  2. Roxie
    Posted September 19, 2012 at 2:07 am | Permalink

    What an honor it is to have a democracy fighter like Greg Palast come
    to Seattle- he’s not afraid to get down & dirty with it and
    man, oh man, do we ever need that!! Fight fire with fire (and facts)
    like my other heros Norman Goldman, Ralph Nader, Thom Hartmann
    and Mike Malloy do! Patriots, all!

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