On this week’s call, we discussed our National Day of Action this Saturday, April 1. Supporters across the country will be collecting signatures for the petition to Bernie. Visual media-graphics producer Darryl Daniels introduced how you can help with the Draft Bernie supporter video montage. California State Lead Bobbi Ratley discusses ways to get petitions signed at locals…
Requirements for gaining party and candidate ballot access in statewide and presidential elections: “2018 Petitioning for Statewide Office” (Ballot Access News, December 2016). “Summary: State Laws Regarding Presidential Ballot Access for the General Election” National Association of Secretaries of State (10/16)
Challengers to Duopoly: Why Third Parties Matter in American Two-Party Politics (book) Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States: Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy (book)
U.S. majority supports a new major party: Gallup poll, 9/30/16 U.S. majority supports progressive policies: Populist Majority Memo Progressive Change Institute Poll “The Progressive Majority” Report Class War: What Americans Really Think about Economic Inequality (book) –
OpenSecrets.org (federal campaign finance database), Center for Responsive Politics FollowTheMoney.org (state campaign finance database), National Institute on Money in State Politics
Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (book) Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (book) The Democrats: A Critical History (book)
For years I have used The Noun Project to find icons for use on the web, including icons you see on this site. Now, “Icons for Change” has just launched a site that provides free signs to use for protests, community gatherings, even personal reminders. The themes of the posters are focused on the ideals and…
Nick Braña talks with Anoa Changa about Draft Bernie for a People’s Party Watch on YouTube. Anoa has embedding disabled.
Framingham State University sociologist and Draft Bernie steering committee member explains why progressives need a new party, not a new chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).