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A New People’s Party

We Are Building a Party that Works for US

Our vision is a major new progressive populist party that will deliver what regular people take for granted in so many other countries: single-payer health care, free public college, money out of politics, an infrastructure jobs program, a $15 minimum wage, financial regulations, and more.

We need actual representation in our government. A majority of people in the US don’t feel represented by either the Democratic or Republican parties. We’ve watched these parties turn their backs on us to answer every call of the billionaires and donors. Overwhelming numbers of Americans understand these parties cannot be salvaged. Polls show that almost two out of three Americans are now calling for a major new party. It’s time to build the party we’re looking for — one that brings us all together.

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What We’ve Been Up To

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November 2016

Nick Brana, the national outreach coordinator and first electoral manager with Our Revolution–writes seminal article in Huffington Post declaring that Sanders could be the Lincoln of our times and why Bernie should lead a new party.

January 2017

Nick Brana founds Draft Bernie for a People’s Party with Sanders delegates, staff and super-volunteers.

January 2017-August 2017

Volunteers go to events every weekend nationwide and gather 50,000 petition signatures and create a Crowdpac that gets $750,000 in donations conditional on Bernie leading a major new party.

September 2017

We hold a successful Convergence Conference in Wash. D.C. with Dr. Cornel West as our keynoter and Seattle city councilperson Kshama Sawant and Nick on the main panel. Jimmy Dore moderates. We hold a rally on the National Mall and deliver the 50,000 signatures to Bernie’s office.

September 2017-November 2017

Our supporters urge us to keep going as Movement for a People’s Party. We draft lengthy platform in consultation with experts in their fields. 

November 2017

We launch as Movement for a People’s Party with Nick Brana as our national director and tens of thousands of supporters.

November 2017-Present

We organize direct actions, create local chapters, form relationships and work with volunteers, progressive leaders, academics, journalists and labor organizers to build the base of our organization and publicize the need for a major new party.

July 2020

Our national organizing team spearheads direct actions at Congresspeople’s homes in support of our People’s Stimulus, a set of economic demands to help people through the devastation of the pandemic.

August 2020

The People’s Convention is held with dozens of political thought leaders and activists, headlined by Sen. Nina Turner and Dr. Cornel West along with former Democratic presidential candidates Marianne Williamson and Sen. Mike Gravel.

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Your donations help us build the coalitions we need. With your help, we can do the work, travel where needed, and spread the word about the party that works for us. Together we’re building a powerful Movement. 

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There is a lot of work to do to form the next major political party. We need your help. No matter your skillset or your age, there is always something that you can do. Volunteer today to help build the party of the people.

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Here’s your chance to tell what a real People’s Party should look like. Tell us your story in a brief video. Introduce yourself by saying your first name and your state; speak for about 60 seconds, then say: “It’s time for a People’s Party!”


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