Draft Bernie

Press Release: Draft Bernie Launches ‘Movement for a People’s Party’ Amid Explosive DNC Rigging Revelations and Record Support for a Major New Party

For Immediate Release Nov. 9, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com Media Team | media@forapeoplesparty.org Washington D.C. — The American progressive movement is reeling from the back-to-back revelations that the 2016 Democratic primary was thoroughly rigged and that the party purged Sanders supporters from the DNC. The past few weeks have made clear a conclusion…

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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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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.

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