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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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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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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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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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Interview with Nick Brana from The People's Convergence Conference -Truth Against the Machine – 9/9/17

Theresa Joy interviews Nick Brana of Draft Bernie at The People’s Convergence Conference. Theresa JOY IS LIVE Now with Nick Brana of Draft Bernie at The People's Convergence ConferenceSkip the overpriced coffee and support TATM and our independent journalists! Visit http://truthagainstthemachine.com/index.php/donate-2/ to donate $3 Posted by Truth Against The Machine on Saturday, September 9, 2017

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On Ballot Access Requirements for New Parties

Requirements for gaining party and candidate ballot access in statewide and presidential elections: “2018 Petitioning for Statewide Office” (Ballot Access News, December 2016). “Summary: State Laws Regarding Presidential Ballot Access for the General Election” National Association of Secretaries of State (10/16)

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On Building Alternative Parties

Challengers to Duopoly: Why Third Parties Matter in American Two-Party Politics (book) Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States: Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy (book)

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On Majority Support for a New Progressive Party

U.S. majority supports a new major party: Gallup poll, 9/30/16 U.S. majority supports progressive policies: Populist Majority Memo Progressive Change Institute Poll “The Progressive Majority” Report Class War: What Americans Really Think about Economic Inequality  (book)   –

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On Big Money in U.S. Politics

OpenSecrets.org (federal campaign finance database), Center for Responsive Politics FollowTheMoney.org (state campaign finance database), National Institute on Money in State Politics

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