UBI expert Scott Santens joins Nick Brana on MPP TV

What would you do with an additional $1,000 a month? Universal basic income is an idea that has enjoyed support from figures as intellectually diverse as Thomas Paine and Friedrich Hayek, Martin Luther King Jr. and Milton Friedman. In 1970, Richard Nixon championed a universal basic income to establish an economic floor for the poor.…

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Chaos Erupts Over DCCC Rules

Progressive Democrats are coming to grips with a crushing new party rule that bans campaign consultants from working with progressive primary challengers. Our Revolution and Justice Democrats are saying that “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ro Khanna would never have been elected with this rule in place in previous elections.” Ocasio-Cortez…

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Julian Assange Urged Progressives to Form a Major New Party in America

Democrats Want to Use the WikiLeaks Founder to Ignite a New Round of Russiagate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by the U.K last week and the reaction coming from the Democratic Party is astonishing. Instead of opposing the Trump administration’s campaign to extradite him and criminalize journalism, the Democrats are debating whether they should…

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Ready, set, March!

Enjoy the latest and greatest from the Movement for a People’s Party in our March Newsletter!   MPP News ★ Labor Outreach – On February 25, we joined with our coalition partners in the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party to convene some of our top labor allies for the first time. AFL-CIO executive council members and…

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Union and Progressive Leaders Launch Organizing Committee for a Major New Party

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@forapeoplesparty.org MPP Media | media@forapeoplesparty.org      Union and Progressive Leaders Have Taken a Major Step Towards a Party for Working People   Washington, D.C. — Following a meeting in the nation’s capital, they have formed a 29-person organizing committee with representation at the highest levels of American labor to lay the…

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Nick Brana: Here’s what I said when I was asked to join Bernie 2020

When I was on Bernie’s first campaign for president in 2016, the rush of support was incredible. He was raising hundreds of millions of dollars, filling stadiums everywhere, and polling best against Trump (as I often reminded the superdelegates). Bernie did not lose because he lacked support from the people. He lost because the Democratic…

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The DNC’s Plan to Block Bernie

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@forapeoplesparty.org MPP Media | media@forapeoplesparty.org The Democratic Party has Set the Stage for a Replay of 2016 Washington, D.C. — In 2016, Bernie Sanders was raising hundreds of millions of dollars, polling best against Trump, and filling stadiums everywhere he went. Sanders did not lose because he lacked support. He lost because the…

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Seven-time Emmy winner and former Screen Actors Guild president Ed Asner endorses our labor-community campaign

Enjoy the latest and greatest from the Movement for a People’s Party in our February Newsletter. MPP News ● NYC Chapter Meeting – Attend NYC’s first chapter meeting at 6 pm tomorrow, Thursday, February 7. Come to Jefferson Market Library, 425 6th Ave. in Greenwich Village. All are welcome! ● Truthdig – Historian Dr. Paul Street profiles MPP and our rising labor-community…

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Legendary Filmmaker Oliver Stone Joins Growing Coalition for a Labor-Based Party

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@ForAPeoplesParty.org MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org Legendary Filmmaker Oliver Stone Joins Growing Coalition for a Labor-Based Party Washington, D.C. — Hollywood icon Oliver Stone has endorsed the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party, the first large-scale initiative to build a political party that unites labor and the left since the 1990’s. Launched…

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, may we finally realize his vision

As the world celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s life, his stirring and enduring vision collides with a resurgence of white supremacy and America’s growing racial chasm in income, wealth, opportunity and freedom. Six generations after slavery, we have traded the shackles of the plantation for the economic bondage of low wages, poor education, and unaffordable housing.…

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