How can we engage local electoral politics in an authentic, transformational way? We will examine concrete campaigns to explore using local government as an agent for Transition, as opposed to something to “work around.” Special attention will be given to building alliances that unite principled radicals, liberals, moderates, and conservatives.
David Cobb is a "people's lawyer" who has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials, run for political office, and been arrested for non-violent civil disobedience. He was a co-founder of Move To Amend, served as the Green Party nominee for President in 2004, and initiated recounts in OH and NM. In 2016, he was the Campaign Manager for Stein/Baraka.