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Ben Ptashnik

Ben Ptashnik

Former Vermont State Sen. Ben Ptashnik is a fusion movement strategist, and lifelong political organizer. He currently serves as executive director of the National Election Defense Coalition, and as policy director of the Justice Action Mobilization Network, a climate justice organization.

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Ben Ptashnik

Ben Ptashnik

Former Vermont State Sen. Ben Ptashnik is a fusion movement strategist, and lifelong political organizer. He currently serves as executive director of the National Election Defense Coalition, and as policy director of the Justice Action Mobilization Network, a climate justice organization.

Other articles by this author

2016 0703co cat

Congress and Activists Mobilize to Fight Voter Suppression

By Victoria Collier and Ben Ptashnik, Truthout | Op-Ed

2016 0613election cat

Was the Democratic Primary Just Manipulated, or Was It Stolen?

By Ben Ptashnik and Victoria Collier, Truthout | News Analysis

2016 0429voters cat

Members of Congress Call for End to Mass Voter Suppression and Insecure Elections

By Ben Ptashnik and Victoria Collier, Truthout | News Analysis

2016 0128voting cat

Will the 2016 Primaries Be Electronically Rigged?

By Victoria Collier and Ben Ptashnik, Truthout | News Analysis

2014.12.16.Pinkney.thumb

Rev. Edward Pinkney Imprisoned for Fighting the Whirlpool Corporation

By Victoria Collier and Ben-Zion Ptashnik, Truthout | News Analysis

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Call This Election What It Was: A Fossil Fuel Coup

By Ben Ptashnik, Truthout | News Analysis

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Dark Money Corruption of Democracy Forces Climate Change Direct Action and Mass Mobilization

By Ben Ptashnik and Victoria Collier, Truthout | News Analysis