Posts Tagged ‘MPP TV’

UBI expert Scott Santens joins Nick Brana on MPP TV

What would you do with an additional $1,000 a month? Universal basic income is an idea that has enjoyed support from figures as intellectually diverse as Thomas Paine and Friedrich Hayek, Martin Luther King Jr. and Milton Friedman. In 1970, Richard Nixon championed a universal basic income to establish an economic floor for the poor.…

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The 23,000-strong Farm Labor Organizing Committee union joins campaign for new party

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee just endorsed our Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party! FLOC represents 23,000 mostly-Latino farm workers in the Midwest and North Carolina. Founded in 1967, the union’s fighting spirit has conquered many corporations that took advantage of agricultural workers. They are presently boycotting e-cigarette maker VUSE and seeking a collective bargaining…

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MPP-TV Interview with Richard Hobbs Discussing Mexico’s Political Revolution

Richard Hobbs is an immigration attorney, expert on Mexican political corruption, and executive director of Human Agenda and was a recent election observer in Lopez Obrador’s presidential victory. Richard and Nick discuss how the new progressive Morena party swept the presidency, legislature, governorships, and mayorships in this month’s federal elections – throwing out the establishment…

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MPP-TV Interview with Jamie Margolin of Zero Hour Youth Climate March

The adults have failed us and young people are taking matters into their own hands. Join Nick and Jamie Margolin, director of the Youth Climate March coming to Washington, DC next weekend. The March is being organized and led by high school students and fellow Climate leaders like Leonardo DiCaprio are coming out in support.…

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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 – 3/1/18

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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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National Conference Call – 12/7/17

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On this call, Nick discussed the upcoming DNC Unity Reform Commission and how it will kick the can down the road by sending the the Sanders supporters’ proposals to the Rules Committee where the deck will be stacked with Clinton supporters. Nothing will change. We have received an excellent response from our outreach to Academics, so…

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