Our Revolution Los Angeles’ overwhelming vote to leave the Democratic Party and join the Movement for a People’s Party on Monday has ignited a fierce debate in the progressive movement over whether Bernie supporters should continue trying to reform the Democratic Party or form the major new party that the majority of Americans want.
Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. Our basic function is to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and available until the politically impossible becomes politically inevitable.
Our Revolution Los Angeles announced today that an overwhelming majority of its members have voted to form a major new party and it is joining the Movement for a People’s Party. They are asking other Our Revolution chapters and progressive groups to join MPP …
I’m happy to say that after her courageous show of support last weekend, Senator Nina Turner will be joining us on a National Call soon. She wanted me to let you know she’s been watching our movement with admiration for some time.
In a time of deep hurt and great uncertainty, the heart and soul of our progressive movement took the stage today and pointed the way forward as only she could!
These are some of the most principled and eloquent voices for justice in our movement and it’s what we’ve fought for so diligently. A mighty independent political revolution is rising …
As the fearless leaders of MPP predicted, there was no way the DNC would let Bernie get the nomination. So here I am, the prodigal son, returning to the fold of MPP.
Progressives #DemExit and join forces for a major new party after Bernie Sanders drops out. The majority of Americans say they want a major new party and that will only grow as the economic crash costs millions more their jobs and healthcare.