Press Releases

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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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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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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LA Teachers Strike as Democrats Charge Privatizing Investment Banker with Restructuring their Schools

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@ForAPeoplesParty.org MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org Join Us in Supporting the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike Los Angeles — This morning, 34,000 Los Angeles teachers walked out on strike to defend public education against the privatization agenda of Austin Beutner, a former investment banker and current superintendent of the L.A. Unified School District…

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Farm Labor Organizing Committee Representing 23,000 Workers Endorses The Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@ForAPeoplesParty.org MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org    Farm Labor Organizing Committee Representing 23,000 Workers Endorses The Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party   Washington, D.C. — The AFL-CIO union representing 23,000 farm workers in the Midwest and North Carolina has endorsed the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party, launched in September by the…

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The election results are a serious wake up call for progressives

  Nov. 7, 2018   Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@ForAPeoplesParty.org  MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org     As Blue Wave Sweeps in More Corporate Democrats, Election is a Serious Wake Up Call for Progressives      Since 2016, energized progressives have sought to break the cycle that has seen power swing between establishment politicians in the Democratic and Republican…

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Labor and Progressive Leaders Unite for a New Labor-Based Political Party

  Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@ForAPeoplesParty.org  MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org   The Time has Come: Labor and Progressive Leaders Unite for a New Labor-Based Political Party   San Francisco — Prominent labor leaders and progressives are launching the first major campaign to found an American labor-based political party since unions formed the Labor Party in…

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DNC Kills Caucuses, Keeps Superdelegates, Retains Joint Fundraising Agreements, and Expands Control Over 2020 Primary

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com  MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org   DNC Kills Caucuses, Keeps Superdelegates, Retains Joint Fundraising Agreements, and Expands Control Over 2020 Primary Los Angeles — The DNC took several steps to expand and consolidate its power over the 2020 presidential primary at its summer meeting in Chicago this weekend. The party reduced…

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Press Release: Study Finds Democrats Cheating Progressives Out of Almost Every Congressional Primary

Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org   Through a Barrage of Corrupt Tactics, the Democratic Establishment is Winning Almost Every Congressional Primary   Washington D.C. — Progressives have charged into the Democratic Party and run for dozens of congressional seats this year. But the first comprehensive study of the results reveals that…

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Press Release: DNC Gives Itself the Power to Veto Presidential Candidates

June 9, 2018 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org   DNC Gives Itself the Power to Veto Presidential Candidates   Washington, D.C. — The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee met in Providence, R.I. on Friday, June 8 and declared a new rule that allows the party to block presidential candidates from running…

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