Tom Hayden to speak at 2011 Democracy Convention

July 13, 2011
Ben Manski
Tom Hayden to be a featured speaker at 2011 Democracy Convention

After over fifty years of activism, politics and writing, Tom Hayden is still a leading voice for ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan, for erasing sweatshops, saving the environment, and reforming politics through a more participatory democracy. Hayden was famously a founding member of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1961, and author of its visionary call, the Port Huron Statement, described by Howard Zinn as "one of those historic documents which represents an era."

Now, fifty years after Port Huron, we are pleased to release the news that Tom Hayden will speak at another historic gathering, the 2011 Democracy Convention.

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