Live from Main Street Seattle: Beyond Hockey Moms and Palin Politics
Today's Panelists include:
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Martha Burk, Author, Your Money and Your Life: The High Stakes for Women Voters in '08 and Beyond. Burk is a political psychologist and women's issues expert who is co-founder of the Center for Advancement of Public Policy, a research and policy analysis organization in Washington, D.C.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Rosalinda Guillen, Community to Community Development, a women-led place based, grassroots organization working for a just society and healthy communities.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Carol Kessler, Director of the Center for Global Security for Pacific Northwest National Lab. The CenterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s mission is to address the full range of global security issues by probing the impact of economic, social, institutional energy and environmental conditions that affect it.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Sarah Rich, mother of Suzanne SwiftÃ¢â‚¬â€the Army Specialist who spoke out on rape and sexual harassment by her commanders in Iraq. She went AWOL was court marshalled and served 30 days in prison. She is back in the army again and will be out in January 2009.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is an author, freelance journalist, and consultant in the field of environmental policy and political strategy. She is the Executive Director of MomsRising.org.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Erin Solaro, Author, Women in the Line of Fire: What you should know about Women in the Military.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Sarah van Gelder is co-founder and executive editor of YES! Sarah has edited issues of YES!, written, and spoken on leading-edge innovations that show that another world is not only possible, it is being created.
Live From Main Street Seattle: Beyond Hockey Moms and Palin Politics - Women on Real National Security will stream live right here on Sunday, October 26 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CST/4 p.m. PT. The host of LFMS is our own Laura Flanders.