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?

Panel on Progressive Options for 2018/2020 at the Convergence Conference
September 11, 2017

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."

“Finding Otherness: A Blueprint for an Independent Conversation about 2020”
August 22, 2017

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.

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.

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.