Teri Gidwitz

National Organizing Call – 10/19/17

On this week’s call, Nick discussed the fall meeting of the DNC and their purging of progressives and appointing lobbyists. This gives us an opportunity to go on social media to remind people again that the Democratic Party’s topdown structure and dependence on corporate money make the creation of a major new party even more…

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National Organizing Call – 10/12/17

This week, we rolled out our Coalition Building Guide to help us identify and contact groups in your area who might be interested in joining our coalition.   It is chock full of useful information to help us carry out the new phase of our movement!  You can check out the coalition guide below the audio…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 10-5-17

On the call, we talked about everyone’s contributions to a people’s party platform of principles. Between thoughts expressed on last week’s epic conference call and ideas emailed to us this week, we’ve received well over 100 suggestions! Continue sending them in. Our next phase of the movement for a people’s party is coalition building. Everyone…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/28/17

On Thursday, September 28, we had our 29th weekly call. As we go into the next phase of organizing, coalition building toward a people’s party, Gallup is reporting the highest numbers yet, 61% of people in favor of a new political party. We have the momentum to follow in the steps of other movements like…

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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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