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MPP National Conference Call – October 2018

The song at the beginning is the song that Ron Placone wrote for MPP.  It plays while people are waiting for the call. We thought you might like to hear it, as well. On the call we talked about the failure of the Democrats, the regression of Brazil, and the progress of MPP, including the…

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MPP National Conference Call – September 2018

Listen to hear the latest from MPP with special guests Al Rojas and Cindy Sheehan. This month we discussed our groundbreaking Labor Community Campaign for an Independent Party, labor’s greatest break with the Democratic Party in years. We had Al Rojas, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America with Cesar Chavez, to tell us…

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MPP National Conference Call – 8/23/2018

Our August national call featured two guests. First up was Alan Benjamin, editor of The Organizer Newspaper, delegate and past president to the San Francisco Labor Council. Alan discussed the San Francisco and Sacramento labor forums which his organization co-hosted with MPP. Tim Canova, who is running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman-Schultz in Florida’s CD…

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MPP National Conference Call – 5/24/2018

The Poor People’s Campaign was at the top of discussion on the national call. Nick encouraged MPP supporters to attend the 3 remaining direct actions at their state’s capital every Monday at 2 p.m. local time. Please write testimonials and get involved with your state’s PPC coordinating teams. Links are in the recap going out via email on Wed.,…

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MPP National Conference Call – 4/26/2018

On the national call, ​you voted unanimously to endorse Tim Canova’s independent bid for Congress! Tim touched on several aspects of his progressive platform which is a reflection of MPP’s principles. An economist, Tim has a particular interest in resolving the country’s hidden unemployment problem. Among his ideas are giving equal weight to a universal…

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MPP National Conference Call – 3/22/2018

Having recently switched to monthly from weekly calls, there was much to talk about this week! Senate Democrats joined Republicans in voting for the largest rollback of the Dodd-Frank Act since 2008. The bill raises the threshold at which banks are considered “too big to fail” from $50 billion in assets to $250 billion in…

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MPP National Conference Call – 3/1/18

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On this week’s call, the MPP People’s Platform was resoundingly approved! MPP supporters voted on 35 changes and additions to the platform during the call. Many thanks to those of you who provided input on and support for this important and evolving document. MPP stands in solidarity with the 35,000 public school teachers across West…

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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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