Month: August 2017

Press Release: 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend?

For Immediate Release Aug. 30, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org | (248) 808-4200 Media Team | media@draftbernie.org 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend? Washington D.C. — Two weeks ago, Draft Bernie for a People’s Party sent the following letter of invitation…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 8/24/17

The People’s Convergence Conference is just 2 weeks away! Jimmy Dore, Tim Black and Lee Camp will help us kick it off Friday, Sept. 8, by attending the rally on the National Mall at 1:30pm – 2:30pm and delivering the petition signatures to Bernie’s office at 3:00pm. That night Jimmy will do a live version of his show. At the…

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Fork In The National Road: A New Progressive Supermajority Party Is Forming – Huffington Post

Author Gail Mellor McGowan assesses the political environment in light of the 2016 election and primary season, and previews The People’s Convergence Conference. She also assesses how the nation has arrived at this point in its history. Read the story here.

Progressives Prepare to Serve Bernie Sanders Petition to Start New Party – The Observer

Writer Michael Sainato previews the Draft Bernie Town Hall and petition delivery to Senator Sanders’ office, and recounts the history of the Draft Bernie movement. You can read the article here.

Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 8/17/17

Thursday night’s call began with a dedication to Heather Heyer.  Nick then announced that Jimmy Dore will be moderating the Town Hall in D.C. Register if you’d like to join us at the People’s Convergence Conference!  If you can’t make it to D.C., plan on attending or hosting one of our sister gatherings around the country. You can…

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