Carol Brouillet

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Carol Brouillet is a Green Party candidate for the 14th Congressional District of California

Carol Brouillet is a Green Party candidate for the 14th Congressional District (map) of California.[1] The primary will take place on June 3, 2008.

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Positions, record and controversies

In January 2002, Carol Brouillet organized the first rallies/marches/and a meeting with the staff of Senators Feinstein and Boxer to demand a congression investigation of 9/11. In January 2003, she organized another rally and march to demand pre-emptive impeachment of Bush and Cheney, a Repeal of the PATRIOT Act, and to stop the 9/11 Cover-Up.

In March 2004, she organized the first San Francisco Citizens International Inquiry into 9/11(held in the US).

She has taken a leading role in demanding a genuine investigation into 9/11 and challenging the official Commission Report, as well as demanding impeachment, and challenging the attacks upon the Constitution and our civil rights.

Bio

2008 elections

Brouillet is a Green Party candidate seeking to replace incumbent Anna Eshoo (D-CA) [2]

Born in 1957. Raised in California. Attended Hawaii Loa College, Reed College, the University of Grenoble. Sailed around the world from 1976 to 1978. She traveled, wrote, and organized art exhibitions in the 80’s. In 1988 she met Jean-Luc Brouillet and moved to Palo Alto. Their children, Jules, Jeremy, and Daniel are 19, 17, and 14 years old. Jules is a student at Oberlin and the younger ones attend Gunn High School.

In 1992, she saw the film, “JFK’ and began researching the CIA. She became a “media activist” to raise critical issues that were censored or ignored by the corporate press. In '93 she edited The Invisible Nuclear War- about the health effects of low-level radiation and nuclear issues.

She co-founded the International Media Project, the Who's Counting Project, the 9-11 Truth Alliance, and the Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance. All non-profit organizations, that seek to connect people, vital ideas, and important information to nurture healthy social change, economic justice and ecological sustainability.

She co-sponsored the first Local Currency Conference. She organized a panel and workshop on local currencies at The Other Economic Summit in Denver, Colorado in 1997. She has spoken and given workshops on Global Economics, Money, and Community Currencies in the U.S., Italy, and Brazil. Her paper “Reinventing Money, Restoring the Earth, Reweaving the Web of Life” was recognized as “one of the best ideas for the new millennium.” She organized three conferences on “Strategies to Transform the Global Economy.” In January 2001, she helped mobilize North Americans to attend the first World Social Forum in Brazil. She was working against the FTAA, the WTO, the IMF, the World Bank, and corporate globalization, in September 2001. Shaken by the events of September 11th, she has worked to counter the assaults upon civil liberties and oppose the “War on Terrorism,” war on Afghanistan, war on Iraq, by exposing the underlying truths behind the war propaganda.

From October 2001 to October 2007, she held a weekly Listening Project- every Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Lytton Plaza, in Downtown Palo Alto. Now she holds it on the 11th of every month, in solidarity with truthaction.org, and the global 9/11 Truth Movement.

She organized the first rally and march on Senator Feinstein’s office on January 8, 2002 to Demand a Congressional Inquiry of 9/11.

She publishes the Deception Dollar, which includes a Media bill, an Election Deception and a Conception Dollar; there are now over seven million in print.

In 2003, she organized Premieres in San Francisco and Palo Alto- of Aftermath- Unanswered Questions from 9-11. She organized the comedy benefits Behind Every Terrorist- There is a Bush, and the San Francisco International Inquiry into 9-11, Phase One, in February and March, 2004. The Inquiry attracted many journalists, documentary filmmakers, and helped spark the growing 9-11 Truth Movement. She also helped with, and spoke at the International Citizens’ Inquiry into 9-11, Phase Two, in Toronto, May 2004.

When she discovered that Congresswoman Eshoo was a Co-Sponsor of legislation, which would reorganize and expand the “Intelligence Agencies,” she organized a series of protests and rallies in August and September 2004, against the "Police State Legislation."

In 2005, she, organized a series of premieres of Barrie Zwicker’s documentary- The Great Conspiracy- The 9-11 News Special You Never Saw. The San Francisco Bay Guardian highlighted her in its cover story on the 9-11 Truth Movement.

In 2005, she organized an Art Contest with the theme- 9-11 Truth for Peace and Justice. She produced a film version of Behind Every Terrorist- There is a Bush, which has been featured on Free Speech TV. In 2006 she ran for Congress, and helped organize events which drew national attention to the existence of the 9/11 Truth Movement. In 2007 she worked for Impeachment, Peace, and 9/11 Truth and began hosting a weekly radio show- Questioning War- Organizing Resistance (questioningwar-organizingresistance.blogspot.com) on We The People Radio Network (WTPRN.com).

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

As a Green Party candidate, Carol Brouillet does not accept donations from corporations. As an activist, she has spent more time organizing than fundraising. She has not spent over $5000, to spare herself the paperwork required by candidates who spend larger sums of money on their campaigns.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Brouillet will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Carol Brouillet has three websites. Her primary website is http://www.communitycurrency.org which reflects her earlier work on community currency and transforming the global economy from a war economy to a peace economy. In 2006, her campaign manager created http://www.carolforcongress.org which has not been updated since 2006. In 2007, she created http://questioningwar-organizingresistance.blogspot.com/ for her weekly radio show- Questioning War- Organizing Resistance.

Contact

Her contact information is available on the home page of her main website http://www.communitycurrency.org.

Articles and resources

See also

References

http://www.communitycurrency.org, her main website

http://www.questioningwar-organizingresistance.blogspot.com, her radio show blog
  1. Official Carol Brouillet for Congress Website.
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on California’s 14th Congressional District

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