See the 7 Most Requested Speeches from The People’s Convention

The People’s Convention on Sunday, August 30, earned 400,000 views across multiple platforms throughout the course of the live broadcast and several hundred thousand more — and growing — since the convention ended. 

Thirty speakers joined MPP Founder and National Coordinator Nick Brana to talk about how the two-party system has failed Americans and the need for a major new party that would be free from corporate and billionaire control. 

Below are seven of the most requested speeches of the convention with brief bios on each speaker. More to come soon!

Sen. Nina Turner

National co-chair of the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign. Host of the “Hello Somebody” podcast. Former President of Our Revolution. Served Ohio in the state senate and Cleveland in the city council. Former professor of African American history.

Dr. Cornel West

Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Author of 20 books and commentator on CNN. Bernie 2020 surrogate and co-host of “The Tight Rope” podcast.

Marianne Williamson

Author, spiritual leader, activist, Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. Has written 13 books and multiple NYT bestsellers. Co-founder of the Peace Alliance.

Chris Hedges

Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, author of several best-selling books, writer for many national publications, and host of the Emmy Award­–winning RT America show, “On Contact”.

Jimmy Dore

Stand up comedian and host of The Jimmy Dore Show. A leading U.S. media critic and host of several Comedy Central specials. Author of the best seller, “Your Country Is Just Not That Into You.”

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Nick Brana

Founder and national coordinator with MPP. The former national political outreach coordinator with Bernie 2016. A founding staffer and former electoral manager with Our Revolution.

Ryan Knight

Activist, Medicare for All advocate, and host of the podcast, “Amped Up with Ryan Knight.” Ryan has endorsed 35 down-ballot progressives in 2020 and is a leading national voice for the progressive movement.