Posts Tagged ‘progressive politics’

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 – 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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The Movement for a People’s Party Celebrates Its First Anniversary!

On this one year anniversary weekend, the Movement For a People’s Party Steering Committee, volunteers, and allies celebrate ✊??✌?????? our successes as we look forward to the better future we are building. Volunteers building chapters in 48 states remain more determined than ever, forging ahead to the new party’s founding convention in 2018, with the…

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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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National Conference Call – 11/30/17

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This week’s National Conference Call was full of many exciting announcements. First, Nick announced that Movement for a People’s Party will start making official political endorsements of candidates! We already have our first candidate for potential endorsement, Gayle McLaughlin. Gayle is the former two-term Mayor of Richmond, CA and is now running for Lt. Governor…

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National Conference Call 11/9/17

This call is our first official Movement for a People’s Party (MPP) national conference call. As a result of last week’s election, the establishment Democrats are feeling vindicated. Ralph Northam, newly elected governor in Virginia, is a conservative Democrat who twice voted for George Bush. Recently, he announced that he would sign a bill to…

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Press Release: Draft Bernie Launches ‘Movement for a People’s Party’ Amid Explosive DNC Rigging Revelations and Record Support for a Major New Party

For Immediate Release Nov. 9, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com Media Team | media@ForAPeoplesParty.org Washington D.C. — The American progressive movement is reeling from the back-to-back revelations that the 2016 Democratic primary was thoroughly rigged and that the party purged Sanders supporters from the DNC. The past few weeks have made clear a conclusion…

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National Organizing Call – 11/2/17

Nick discussed Donna Brazile’s brazen attempt to sell her book by hopping on the progressive train and trying to absolve her own participation in the rigged Democratic Party primary. Every part of this is outrageous. Despicable. The admission of fraud, the new lies to obscure deeper lies, the abdication of Brazile’s responsibility for the fraud,…

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