"We CAN change the world...Democratic revolution is both necessary and possible!"
Members of New Democracy will speak to your
group, organization, public event or small gathering of friends over coffee if
you organize it and help cover travel costs.
Please contact any of the New Democracy speakers below to arrange a talk. (Unless otherwise indicated, addresses below are in the United States.)
David Stratman lives in Boston, MA. David edits New
Democracy and is the author of We CAN Change the World: The Real
Meaning of Everyday Life. A former Washington director of the National
Parent Teacher Association and an educational consultant, David gave the
keynote address to
the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Summer Institute July
1997. Contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
call (617) 524-4073.
lives in Charlotte, VT. A longtime teacher of first grade through college,
Susan is the author of numerous books on education, including
One Size Fits Few: The Folly of Educational Standards and
What Happened to Recess and Why Are Our Children Struggling in Kindergarten?
Recent speaking engagements include a keynote address at a test resister rally
at the state capital in Austin, Texas, an NPR radio panel discussion on
the legacy of "A Nation at Risk" in Providence, RI, keynote at a
conference on democracy and education in Ohio, and workshops with math
teachers in Tucson, AZ. Contact Susan at
email@example.com or call (802) 425-4201.
Carol Doherty lives in Taunton, MA and is the Director
of the Professional Development Program at the Northeastern University School
of Education. Carol was a former President of the Massachusetts Teachers
Association and has been a member of New Democracy since 1992. As President
of the MTA she spearheaded the development of a long range plan which focused
on Education For Democracy. Involved in education and workers rights issues,
Carol spent some time in Nicaragua as an observer to the first democratic
election in that country in 1985. She has been a guest speaker in numerous
forums including labor, education and for various activities organizations.
Contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call her at (617) 373-2283
John Spritzler lives in Boston, MA. where he is a
public health worker who helps design
and analyze AIDS clinical trials at the Harvard School of Public Health. John
is a frequent writer for New Democracy on health care (Market-Driven
Health Care and Social Control), the Middle East (Should
There Be A Jewish State?) and
other topics, and the author of
THE PEOPLE AS ENEMY: The Leaders' Hidden
Agenda in World War II. Contact John at
email@example.com or call (617)