Ben Manski is an advocate, scholar, lawyer, entrepreneur and public speaker who has been committed to building a U.S. democracy movement since the early 1990s. He is president of the Liberty Tree Foundation, a strategy center he founded in 2004, and a co-founder of Move to Amend. In 2010, Ben co-founded the Wisconsin Wave, which played a leading role in the Wisconsin uprising of 2011 and which continues today. In 2012, he managed the Jill Stein for President campaign; from 2001-2004 he served as co-chair of the Green Party of the United States.
Ben is currently pursuing an advanced degree in sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has a JD and a BA from the University of Wisconsin. Ben has contributed to five books and has appeared in many national and international media outlets. He is a frequent public speaker and has appeared on nearly 300 college campuses. Together with his wife, Sarah, he manages PosiPair.com and parents their son, Lev.