Posts Tagged ‘movement for a peoples party’

Our Next Step

Our movement is on a roll. Two weeks ago we partnered with Socialist Organizer to launch labor’s greatest break with the Democratic Party in years, the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. Since then, we’ve been joined by the Labor Fightback Network, union leaders like Al Rojas, and more than 300 organizers across 100 different unions and progressive…

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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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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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Press Release: Movement for a People’s Party Director Nick Brana Arrested  At Poor People’s Campaign Demonstration

For Immediate Release May 14, 2018 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com  Media Team | media@forapeoplesparty.org Movement for a People’s Party Director Nick Brana Arrested At Poor People’s Campaign Demonstration Washington D.C. — Nick Brana has been arrested along with the Rev. William Barber II and 300 other protestors in a launch of the non-violent 40 days of…

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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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MPP North Carolina Chapter Meeting!

Join Movement for a People’s Party North Carolina for our chapter meeting at Mean Mug Coffee in Salisbury, NC @ 1pm on 3/11/18. We will have supporters and volunteers coming from all over the state! All are welcome as there will be plenty of room, so feel free to bring any person or group you…

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Meet and Greet with Nick Brana, Movement for a People’s Party

Come meet the founder of the Movement for a People’s Party, Nick Brana. We will be discussing how we can make a viable progressive party a reality. The event will begin at 630pm, and Nick will speak around 7pm. There is no food service, but there will be a food truck (maybe 2), or you…

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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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