Is a People’s Party on the Horizon?

JoAnn Chateau

The American two-party political system is on the verge of upheaval. While extensive effort has been exerted to pull the Democrat Party to the left, it heartily resists. The Democrat Party likes a cozy relationship with big corporations and billionaires, whether or not that wins elections. Never-the-less, Bernie Sander’s 2016 presidential campaign clearly demonstrated that grassroots support can free candidates from the stranglehold that Big Money has on our politics.

Nick Brana, former political outreach coordinator of Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, says the time is ripe to launch a third political party in the United States. In fact, he wants to draft Bernie Sanders for a brand new People’s Party.

While the Democrat Party is designed to prevent a progressive takeover, Brana maintains that it is losing members and cannot combat an existing base of millions of Progressives. Brana supports his theory with history. Back in the mid-1800’s…

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