MPP National Conference Call – 2/22/18

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On this week’s call, as part of Movement for a People’s Party one year anniversary, we summarized the People’s Platform  and then held a discussion forum. We extended the call so that our audience could comment, discuss, and ask questions about the 24 platform issues. We will vote on changes and the ratification of the platform…

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Press Release: MPP Celebrates Anniversary with the Release of its Platform and American Mission Statement

February 20, 2018 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org Movement for a People’s Party Celebrates One Year Anniversary with the Release of its Platform and American Mission Statement On its one year anniversary, Movement for a People’s Party [MPP], formerly Draft Bernie, is carrying the progressive torch from the Bernie Sanders’ campaign…

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MPP National Conference Call – 2/15/18

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On this week’s call, we discussed the launch of the MPP Platform along with your opportunity to provide feedback, and we had two guest speakers talking about immigration issues from the legal and personal perspectives. On our one-year anniversary, we have released the Movement for a People’s Party Platform,  along with our signature feature: An…

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MPP National Conference Call – 2/8/18

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On this week’s call, MPP members voted overwhelmingly in favor of endorsing the Contract for American Renewal. CFAR, co-founded by Victor Tiffany, is a campaign to get candidates to sign a contract that binds them to supporting progressive policies if elected. Also on this week’s call, we talked about our efforts to to continue to build our…

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MPP National Conference Call – 2/1/18

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On our Thursday night national conference call, we listened to speaker Eve Majure discuss a history of how economic injustice has developed in our country based on the book Runaway Inequality by Les Leopold. Eve is a professional facilitator who delivers workshops on wealth and income inequality. She emphasized that both Democratic and Republican elected officials have passed legislation…

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MPP National Conference Call – 1/25/18

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On our national conference call on Thursday January 25th,  we discussed several ways the Democratic Party continues to work against the people and progressive candidates. They betrayed the Dreamers four times by not insisting that DACA be a part of the budget talks in Congress. This occurred even though many Dreamers met with Democratic party…

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MPP National Conference Call – 1/18/18

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The Movement for a People’s Party is growing quickly as we continue to build new MPP chapters across the country! To help you build yours, please look at our Chapter Building Guide . It will show you step-by-step how to organize an MPP chapter. If you have questions, email us at organize@ForAPeoplesParty.org. On this week’s national conference…

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MPP National Conference Call – 1/11/18

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On this week’s call, Nick Brana discussed his recent interviews, upcoming events, successful peoples’ movements in Europe, and updates concerning ranked choice voting (RCV) in Maine. Jud talked about the Democratic Socialists of America’s Reformation Caucus’ proposal for an electoral strategy and his meeting with Georgia DSA member Brad Lathem. Carol Ehrle outlined our upcoming…

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National Conference Call – 1/04/18

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Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are now ready to forge ahead with building a people’s party. On our first national conference call of 2018, we focused on the importance of planning MPP chapter meetings, including campus chapters, and continuing to attend progressive groups meetings in order to build up…

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How Did You Get Here? – 1/04/18

Each of us has a story about how we abandoned the lesser-evil faction of the Duopoly. Here’s mine. I became eligible to vote in 1972; that year I eagerly supported George McGovern, the only Democratic nominee to this day I’ve been enthusiastic about. In 1976, I supported progressive Arizona Congressman Mo Udall; I got Jimmy…

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