Weekly National Organizing Calls

MPP National Conference Call – 6/28/2018

On this month’s call, MPP members resoundingly approved partnering with two organizations who are planning marches and actions in Washington, D.C. First up is the Zero Hour Youth Climate Lobby Day and March on July 19-21. This effort is being spearheaded by 16-year-old Jamie Margolin of Seattle along with a team of other high school…

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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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MPP National Conference Call – 2/15/18

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On this week’s call, we discussed the launch of the MPP Platform along with your opportunity to provide feedback, and we had two guest speakers talking about immigration issues from the legal and personal perspectives. On our one-year anniversary, we have released the Movement for a People’s Party Platform,  along with our signature feature: An…

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MPP National Conference Call – 2/8/18

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On this week’s call, MPP members voted overwhelmingly in favor of endorsing the Contract for American Renewal. CFAR, co-founded by Victor Tiffany, is a campaign to get candidates to sign a contract that binds them to supporting progressive policies if elected. Also on this week’s call, we talked about our efforts to to continue to build our…

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MPP National Conference Call – 2/1/18

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On our Thursday night national conference call, we listened to speaker Eve Majure discuss a history of how economic injustice has developed in our country based on the book Runaway Inequality by Les Leopold. Eve is a professional facilitator who delivers workshops on wealth and income inequality. She emphasized that both Democratic and Republican elected officials have passed legislation…

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MPP National Conference Call – 1/25/18

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On our national conference call on Thursday January 25th,  we discussed several ways the Democratic Party continues to work against the people and progressive candidates. They betrayed the Dreamers four times by not insisting that DACA be a part of the budget talks in Congress. This occurred even though many Dreamers met with Democratic party…

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