Dear Democracy Now! Visitor: We are an independent, ad-free daily news program that serves millions of viewers and listeners each month. In this US election year, Democracy Now! is more important than ever. For 20 years, we’ve put a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power. We lift up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We do all of this with just a fraction of the budget and staff of a commercial news show. We do it without ads, corporate sponsorship or government funding. How is this possible? Only with your support. A generous funder will match your donation dollar for dollar if you donate right now. That means when you give $10, your donation will be worth $20. Pretty exciting, right? So, if you've been waiting to make your contribution to Democracy Now!, today is your day. It takes just a couple of minutes to make sure that Democracy Now! is there for you every day.

Your Donation: $

Third Parties

April 12, 1996
Story
WATCH FULL SHOW

The National Independent Politics Summit opens today in Atlanta. Is the third party strategy a good one for the left? Some believe it the best hope progressives have of getting their agenda taken seriously, others believe forming third parties will only serve to further isolate the left.

HOST: LARRY BENSKY

GUESTS:
TED GLICK, Coordinator of the National Independent Politics Summit

JIM WEINSTEIN, editor of IN THESE TIMES, the progressive magazine based in Chicago.

LINDA MARTIN, of the Draft Nader Campaign


The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.