Are you ready for the inaugural Mother Jones Live Auction? On deck to help us raise important funds to help Mother Jones land the next 47 percent scoop is the incomparable Mark Buell, leading us in our one-of-a-kind live auction and fund-a-need.
The competition is going to be fierce, so come prepared to win! And: if you can’t join us but still are interested in bidding, please contact or call 415-321-1762 to arrange a proxy bidder — spots are limited.
Continue the Conversation with Mark Ruffalo
Sit down with a real superhero — and we’re not just talking about his role in the Avengers. You and a guest will have the very special opportunity to join Mark Ruffalo and a Mother Jones reporter for coffee and conversation at New York’s Joseph Leonard (the New Yorker called this West Village American Brasserie “uniformly excellent”). Included in the package is an exclusive, specially-made case of “47 Percent” wine, courtesy of Ken Pelletier and Amanda Lao, produced by City Winery, Chicago.
Photo credit: Wesley Mann
Politics and Pastries
Breakfast for two with Rachel Maddow and David Corn in New York City, followed by a backstage taping of The Rachel Maddow Show at the MSNBC studio. Package also includes signed copies of "Drift" by Rachel Maddow and "Showdown" by David Corn and an exclusive, specially-made case of "47 Percent" wine, courtesy of Ken Pelletier and Amanda Lao, produced by City Winery, Chicago.
Democracy, Media, and The American Promise
Lunch and conversation with veteran journalist Bill Moyers. Sit down with Bill at a private lunch in New York City and hear what he sees as the future of American journalism, the state of our democracy, and what’s next for one of America’s most thoughtful leaders. Included in the package is an exclusive, specially-made case of "47 Percent" wine, courtesy of Ken Pelletier and Amanda Lao, produced by City Winery, Chicago.
You and up to five guests will join award-winning journalist and author Michael Pollan, as well as Mother Jones‘ own sustainable food and ag blogger, Tom Philpott, on a culinary tour of mind and body. Your experience begins with a trip to a local San Francisco farmer’s market, ends with dinner at Chez Panisse, courtesy of chef, author, and activist Alice Waters, and is accompanied along the way with thought-provoking conversation about food, culture, and politics. Package includes a signed copy of Michael Pollan’s recent book, Cooked, and an exclusive, specially-made case of “47 Percent” wine, donated by Ken Pelletier and Amanda Lao, produced by City Winery, Chicago. Please note that this package must be scheduled for a Monday through Thursday evening.
Photo credits: Michael Pollan, photo by Ken Light; Alice Waters, photo by Gilles Mingasson.