Mary Bot­tari and Rebekah Wilce work for the Cen­ter for Media and Democ­ra­cy in Madi­son, Wis. Bot­tari is CMD’s Deputy Direc­tor and an expe­ri­enced pol­i­cy wonk and con­sumer advo­cate. She launched the BanksterUSA​.org web­site and pub­lish­es the only month­ly tal­ly of the Total Wall Street Bailout Cost. Pri­or to com­ing to CMD, Mary worked for ten years as senior ana­lyst in Pub­lic Cit­i­zen’s Glob­al Trade Watch Divi­sion.

Wilce is a farmer with a degree in writ­ing from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ari­zona. She is the lead writer for CMD’s Food Rights Network.

The Force Behind Bills To Lower Wages and Suppress Workers’ Rights? You Guessed It: ALEC
The right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council has modeled legislation to strip workers of their rights nationwide.