April 6th 2017
On a day where:
- Senate Republicans are going “nuclear” to override opposition to appointing an anti-feminist, corporatist conservative judge (Gorsuch) to the U.S. Supreme Court,
- Our Babboon-in-Chief is theatrically following through with his imperative to throw another
oil partywar in the Middle East (Syria), and
- It is the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. entering the First World War…
There is a group organizing to create a political party that represents the PEOPLE and not just the corporate, military-industrial interests of the oligarchy.
Nick Brana, Founder of Draft Bernie for a People’s Party writes:
“Democrats would have us forget that it was their zealous devotion to neoliberalism that gave us President Trump in the first place. They traded their partnership with organized labor for an alliance with Wall Street. They rigged the primary for the sake of nominating the epitome of the establishment in the midst of a political revolution.
“Where is the major party for the 94 percent of Americans who say that money in politics is a problem? Where is the major party for the 60 percent who want single payer health care? Where is the major party for the 62 percent who want free public college? We have two parties that represent corporations. Where is the people’s party?
“It’s right here, in each of you. This is how it begins.
“One hundred and sixty years ago, facing a pro-slavery Whig party that had abandoned them, abolitionist pioneers gathered in conversations such as this one. Together, those 19th century progressives overthrew a major party and ushered in a decades-long period of dominance for their new party.
“Now, in the midst of a second Gilded Age, we must assemble once more to cast off the establishment parties and declare that this country belongs to the people!
“Moments such as these define a nation.”