We are a national strategy, communications, and organizing center working to connect and empower the 40% of Americans who identify themselves as independents. Our mission is to develop a movement of independent voters, in partnership with Americans of all persuasions, to reform America’s political process, create unorthodox coalitions and use our democracy to develop our nation.

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  • Message From The President
    We Strive For An Independent America

    The American people are rebelling against the over-reach of parties, partisanship and ideology. This is at the heart of the political disruptions which are becoming commonplace in our country.

  • “Crossroads for an Independent America”
    National Conference of Independents

    On March 18-19, 2017 the 9th biennial National Conference of Independents took place in New York City. Over 350 leaders from 35 states met to address the challenge of moving our country beyond the constraints of partisan politics. Video footage of the conference's featured panels and presentations is available here.

  • Finding Otherness:
    A Blueprint for an Independent Conversation about 2020

    The persistent upheavals in American elections, combined with the continued disalignment away from the political parties and towards political independence have delivered to the independent/reform movement a mandate to go to work together on remaking the political system.

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Independents become independents because we are repelled by the current political system—by the self-dealing and arrogance of politicians and political parties. We are 44 percent of the country today.

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Panel on Progressive Options for 2018/2020 at the Convergence Conference
Jackie Salit  appeared with Dr. Jill Stein (Green Party presidential candidate '12, '16) on Sunday, Sept. 10th at American University's School of Law along with Brian Jones (Justice Party), Charles Douglas (People's Party of North Carolina), Peter Joseph (Zeitgeist Institute), Nick Brana (Draft Bernie for a People's Party), and Araquel Bloss (Progressive Independent Party) to address the topic of "Progressive Prospects in 2018 and 2020."
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“Finding Otherness: A Blueprint for an Independent Conversation about 2020”
The persistent upheavals in American elections, combined with the continued disalignment away from the political parties and towards political independence have delivered to the independent/reform movement a mandate to go to work together on remaking the political system.
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Bernie Offers Perfect Advice to Democrats, But Will They Listen?
Jacqueline Salit's latest oped responds to Sen. Sander's remarks on MSNBC that the "Democrats will not succeed unless it attracts many, many millions of independents." Salit tells both the political backstory and points to an actionable future for this claim, calling for the building of a coalition of outsiders.
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black america goes independent.

For generations, African Americans have been politically connected to the Democratic Party. Find out how that is changing and who is leading the way.

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