Posts Tagged ‘Democratic Party’

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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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-TV Interview with Tim Canova

In this interview, Nick interviews Tim Canova and gets his take on South Florida politics and how the game is played with debates and more to keep progressives out of the race and the office, and about how he decided to make the bold move to run unaffiliated against Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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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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Press Release: MPP launches in Colorado as Democrats Deregulate Wall Street Again

For Immediate Release Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com Media Team | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org   Movement for a People’s Party launches in Colorado as Democrats Deregulate Wall Street Again Denver, CO — In the latest show of contempt for their constituents, Democratic U.S. senators joined the Republicans and the banking lobby yesterday to pass legislation that allows…

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Press Release: MPP Celebrates Anniversary with the Release of its Platform and American Mission Statement

February 20, 2018 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com MPP Media | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org Movement for a People’s Party Celebrates One Year Anniversary with the Release of its Platform and American Mission Statement On its one year anniversary, Movement for a People’s Party [MPP], formerly Draft Bernie, is carrying the progressive torch from the Bernie Sanders’ campaign…

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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 – 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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MPP National Conference Call – 1/18/18

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The Movement for a People’s Party is growing quickly as we continue to build new MPP chapters across the country! To help you build yours, please look at our Chapter Building Guide . It will show you step-by-step how to organize an MPP chapter. If you have questions, email us at organize@ForAPeoplesParty.org. On this week’s national conference…

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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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