Speaker: Jane Anne Morris, corporate anthropologist, and author of ‘Gaveling Down the Rabble: How Free Trade is Stealing Our Democracy’.
From the Midlandauthors.com website:
…Morris has taught anthropology to community college students, English as a Foreign Language (ESL) to Mexican migrant workers, and G.E.D. to prison inmates. She worked on an organic farm in New Mexico, and for five years was active in a sister-community relationship with a peace community in Colómbia. She has an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys urban (food) gathering, and playing the accordion.
Morris lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Her new book, Gaveling Down the Rabble: How “Free Trade” is Stealing Our Democracy (Apex Press, 2008), explains the century-old domestic “free trade” zone within the United States. Currently she is working on a book about the power of the U.S. Supreme Court to declare legislation unconstitutional. She is a member of the National Writers Union (U.A.W. local 1981).