“As my voice has gotten weaker, more people have heard my message. As I lost the ability to walk, more people have followed in my footsteps.”

Ady Barkan, is an American lawyer and progressive activist. He is the co-founder of the Be a Hero PAC and is an organizer for the Center for Popular Democracy, where he led the Fed Up campaign. Ady came to notoriety when he confronted Jeff Flake on a plane back in 2017 asking him to “be a hero” and vote no on the tax bill.