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National Organizing Call – 5/25/17

Prolific progressive journalist Mike Sainato was our guest star on tonight’s call. Mike is a contributor at Real Progressives, The Hill, CounterPunch and the Observer. His incisive writing spans dozens of publications. The movement for a people’s party is on a roll! This week we discuss updates and upcoming days of action. Learn more about…

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Corporate Lobbyist Becomes Chair of the California Democratic Party, Confirms the Need for a New People’s Party

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2017 BREAKING: Corporate lobbyist Eric Bauman just became chair of the California Democratic Party. His achievements include taking $100,000 from pharmaceutical companies to block the initiative for lower drug prices in California. An initiative backed by Bernie Sanders. The Democratic Party doesn’t need any help from the Republicans to lead…

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Weekly Organizing Call – 5/18/17

On our tenth weekly call, Draft Bernie founder Nick Brana gave a brief update of our recent activity. Legendary revolutionary Victor Tiffany, founder of #Bernieorbust. Victor’s group Citizens Against Plutocracy explained why he believes that the Draft Bernie movement is the right path away from a plutocracy and why Bernie is such an integral part…

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Weekly National Conference Call – 5/11/17

On tonight’s call, Steve Grumbine from Real Progressives talked to us about why we should feel hopeful that the Draft Bernie movement is doing the right thing in the current political arena. Ray Balaster, the new State Co-lead from Arkansas and Tisia Stemp, State Organizer from Nevada shared their thoughts about best practices for activating…

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Weekly Organizing Call – 5-4-17

Listen to our eighth National Conference Call as we share the latest developments and talk about where the growing movement to Draft Bernie is heading next. this week, Nick talked about how the movement for a people’s party has been on a roll! In the past week, Dr. Cornel West joined us and fellow revolutionaries…

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Dr. Cornel West and Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana Invite Sen. Sanders to Town Hall

April 25, 2017 Dr. Cornel West and Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana Invite Sen. Sanders to Town Hall (New York City) — The renowned professor and progressive activist Dr. Cornel West and Nick Brana, founder and director of Draft Bernie For A People’s Party, issued an invitation to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to a Town…

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Watch the Democracy Now interview with Dr. Cornel West and Draft Bernie’s Nick Braña

Just a day after endorsing the Draft Bernie campaign to convince Sen. Bernie Sanders to join the effort to bring about a new party,  Dr. Cornel West was joined by Draft Bernie founder Nick Braña on the set of Democracy Now news program to discuss why this movement is important and to announce its  next…

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Dr. Cornel West Endorses the Movement to Draft Bernie For A People’s Party

April 24, 2017 Dr. Cornel West Endorses the Movement to Draft Bernie For A People’s Party (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The renowned professor, activist, author, and provocative intellectual Dr. Cornel West has endorsed the new campaign to draft Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to create a people’s party. “The neoliberal vision of the Democratic party has run…

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National Organizing Call – 4/21/17

  On this week’s call, Araquel Bloss, founder of the Progressive Independent Party (PIP), spoke about the importance of Draft Bernie and forming a third party that is free of corporate influence. She stated that PIP has several progressive events posted on their website. Next, Dustin Hansen, Kentucky state leader, told us that with just…

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