Updates

It is not simply a matter of big money in politics. There is big money in all of American life. The more pervasive problem is that we now have self-interested political institutions — the parties — that are considered “too big to fail.” Are we supposed to protect them and their refusal to share power with the people at all costs?

Building Independent Community: How We Develop Our Power !
May 21, 2017

Video resources referenced by Jackie Salit on her May 21st, 2017 National Conference Call.

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Power, Poverty and Democracy
April 17, 2017

Dr. Lenora Fulani spoke on the topic of Power, Poverty and Democracy at the National Conference of Independents in New York City on March 18, 2017.

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Bernie Offers Perfect Advice to Democrats, But Will They Listen?
April 17, 2017

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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Things Fall Apart: Building a Unifying Independent Movement
March 27, 2017

Remarks delivered by Jacqueline Salit, convener of "Crossroads for An Independent America", the Ninth Biennial National Conference of Independents.

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