Month: September 2017

A New Party, With or Without Bernie – Huffington Post – 9/21/17

Whether or not Bernie joins the effort, progressives are ready for a new party that will truly represent them, rather than pay them lip service like the corporate Democrats have been doing for years. Read Gail McGowan Mellor’s complete article at the Huffington Post.

Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/21/17

Listen to our 28th weekly national conference call as we explain our next phase of our movement:  coalition building! Results of the People’s Convergence Conference in Washington, DC, Sept. 8 – 10, revealed almost unanimous agreement that we need a people’s party free of corporate control, and that no single existing organization is capable of…

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Sanders Supporters Committed to New Party Even Without Bernie – IVN – 9/18/17

Coverage of The People’s Convergence Conference, Draft Bernie Town Hall and the Draft Bernie movement. Read the article at IVN.us  

Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/14/17

The national conference call on Thursday, Sept., 14 was our 27th weekly call! We are proud to announce that the People’s Convergence Conference was a great success! We began on Friday with the rally on the National Mall followed by the trek to the Dirksen Senate Office Building where we crammed into Bernie’s office and…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/6/17

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, we held our 26th weekly national conference call where we talked about final plans as we head into the People’s Convergence Conference on Sept. 8-10 at American University in Washington DC! The weekend will begin on Friday afternoon with a rally and delivery of 50,000 petition signatures to Bernie’s office. The…

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No one owns these voters.“Bernie can’t say, ‘Not me. Us,’ and then ignore us.” – Huffington Post – 9/16/17

Article analyzes the progressive voter, and how they cannot be controlled by a candidate nor either of the two corrupt, corporate parties. Read the article at Huffington Post

Draft Bernie for a People’s Party? Conference Attendees Say Yes – Truth Against the Machine – 9/13/17

Coverage of The People’s Convergence Conference weekend in Washington DC. Read the article at Truth Against the Machine

Interview with Nick Brana – The Ed Schultz Show on RT – 9/13/17

Democrats are facing rising discontent in their own ranks. The progressive organization “Draft Bernie for a People’s Party” gathered 50,000 signatures asking Bernie Sanders for leadership. Nick Brana, former Sanders campaign official and founder of the organization, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the goals of the group and the need for a true populist left. Watch…

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Interview with Nick Brana – The Ed Schultz Show – 9/12/17

Ed is joined by Nick Brana, founder of the Draft Bernie for the People’s party, to discuss the future of the progressive movement, and why Medicare for all will take third party pressure in the US. Listen to the Ed Schultz show