NATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL

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Every two months CUIP’s president, Jackie Salit, hosts a national conference call for new and veteran political activists. Two hundred independent leaders from as many as 40 states participate in each of these conference calls, making them the largest regular gathering of independent voters in the country.

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01/15/13

Roads and Roadblocks: How the Independent Movement is Stepping on Toes (including Big Toes!)

In the runup to IndependentVoting.org’s 7th conference, Salit talks about changing politics in America and how independents are responding.  Debate over strategy isn’t taking place in the academy, but in the communities, in the reality of mainstream American politics. How do we make the political system developmental and relevant for mainstream America?

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12/04/12

A Post-Election Conversation with Jackie Salit: What’s Next for Independents

Salit’s post-election analysis after Obama’s second presidential election, including the role independents played. How the Democrats abandoned the anti-partisan coalition that propelled Obama in 2008.  Divided independent vote was an expression of how deeply disturbed independents are by partisanship.  Many people came away saying, we really have to do something about way our political process operated.

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10/09/12

Bringing Culture Change to America

Following presidential debates and fresh off first leg of a book tour on Independents Rising, Salit gives an overview of her travels and how the movement is developing from the bottom up, including how nonpartisan elections are faring in California.  

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