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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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The 23,000-strong Farm Labor Organizing Committee union joins campaign for new party

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee just endorsed our Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party! FLOC represents 23,000 mostly-Latino farm workers in the Midwest and North Carolina. Founded in 1967, the union’s fighting spirit has conquered many corporations that took advantage of agricultural workers. They are presently boycotting e-cigarette maker VUSE and seeking a collective bargaining…

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MPP’s Special Election Newsletter

We’re just three days out from the 2018 midterm elections with the chance to make groundbreaking advances for our movement! Please enjoy the second edition of our monthly MPP newsletter, where we update you on movement actions and current events.   MPP News ● Multiple Republican sources have told the Florida press that an internal…

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Marriott workers are in the fight of their lives

When Darin Gile started out as a bartender 10 years ago in San Jose, he lived in an $800 a month one-bedroom apartment, didn’t worry about health benefits, and paid scant attention to workers he might pass on a picket line. Now, skyrocketing rents have forced him to downsize to a single room in a…

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Women’s March on the Pentagon

The Women’s March on the Pentagon is this weekend and you’re invited! On the 51st anniversary of the massive 1967 Vietnam War protest outside of the Pentagon, women and men will gather to demand an end to the wars and ballooning military budgets that kill hundreds of thousands and darken our nation’s soul. The march…

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Announcing Labor-Community Endorsers

This September we partnered with Socialist Organizer to launch the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. Today I’m proud to announce that eight organizations and some of the most esteemed labor and progressive leaders in America have joined the campaign! Among them: Dr. Cornel West — Professor at Harvard, professor emeritus at Princeton, author of…

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Rally to Save the Post Office

Privatizers in the Trump administration are coming for the Post Office. That’s why the four unions that represent American postal workers are hosting a National Day of Action on October 8. There will be rallies in more than 150 towns and cities to save the Postal Service. Find the rally near you, grab your MPP…

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A Democrat Casts the Deciding Vote for Kavanaugh

The Senate just voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and Democrat Joe Manchin cast the 50th vote. Ever worse, the Democrats knew about Dr. Ford’s sexual assault months ago. If they had privately told the Trump administration in July, Kavanaugh would never have been nominated and Ford would never have been forced…

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October 2018 Newsletter

We’re starting a monthly newsletter to share recent news, MPP projects, and help those who want to get more engaged. Our country faces great problems and we are at a major crossroads. This is a pivotal moment in history for the U.S. and the world. Our organization’s mission is to build a new coalition party…

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