Category Archives: Video

WATCH: Green Party Officeholders Panel

The Green Party held a live webinar on Tuesday, January 25 to help recruit and inspire potential Green candidates for future elections.

It included discussions with current Green city councilwoman Anna Trevorrow from Portland, ME, and Green mayor Peter Schwartzman of Galesburg, IL.

Moderating the panel is Dave Ochmanowicz Jr., a former school board member from Quakertown, PA.… Read more ...

WATCH: Marianne Williamson Joins Andrew Yang to Talk 2024 Election, the DNC, and Third Parties

Former 2020 presidential candidates Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang sat down for an hourlong podcast to discuss their political futures.

During the conversation Yang repeatedly pitches his Forward Party, at several times floating the possibility of holding Forward Party presidential primaries in 2024 that shadow the major party nominating process.┬áBoth predict a dire situation for 2024, with inevitable political violence and a smoldering political civil war on the near-term horizon.… Read more ...

Live From New York, It’s Third Party SNL!

Third party and independent candidates have occasionally been featured on Saturday Night Live over the years, most notably during the 1992 and 1996 elections when Dana Carvey appeared numerous time as Ross Perot.

Just for fun, I’ve compiled a collection of some of the more notable sketches that I thought might be of interest to IPR readers.… Read more ...

Watch: FairVote Presents ‘A Conversation with Andrew Yang’ on Ranked-Choice Voting

FairVote President & CEO Rob Richie had a conversation with Andrew Yang, former Democratic presidential candidate and now a FairVote Action Board Member, to hear why he believes Ranked-Choice Voting is the best electoral reform for safeguarding our democracy right now.

Yang recently launched the Forward Party, a PAC which is intended to become a political party with an agenda that includes the promotion of structural reform of our electoral systems.… Read more ...

Andrew Yang: Significant Third Party Presidential Candidate Will Enter 2024 Race This Year

Andrew Yang predicts a major third party candidate will enter the 2024 presidential race within the next 12 months, and possibly much sooner than that.

On the latest episode of “Forward with Andrew Yang” he tells co-host Zach Graumann that he expects a serious third party challenger to emerge this year.… Read more ...

WATCH: Evan McMullin Seeks to ‘Mobilize This Cross-Partisan Coalition’ to Unseat Mike Lee in Utah

Progressive political talk show host Brian Tyler Cohen, who has more than 1.25 million subscribers on YouTube, interviewed independent U.S. Senate candidate Evan McMullin this week.

“Mike Lee is unpopular, a majority of Utahans want to replace him. The Democrats don’t have the votes on their own, the Republicans don’t have the votes on their own, and the independents don’t have the votes on their own.… Read more ...

WATCH: Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidates William Henry and James Sceniak on Candidates Corner

Pat Ford chatted with William Henry and James Sceniak on this week’s edition of the LP’s Candidates Corner. The pair of men are currently seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Indiana next year.

Henry was the party’s nominee for Lt. Governor in 2020, running with Donald Rainwater III.… Read more ...

WATCH: Half-Hour Documentary From The New Yorker Follows Andrew Yang’s Failed Mayoral Campaign

The New Yorker has released a half-hour documentary film on YouTube that follows the 2021 mayoral campaign of Andrew Yang. Running in the highly competitive Democratic primary, Yang surged to an early lead that would gradually erode.

The documentary notes that voters generally became less concerned about a coronavirus economic reopening and instead focused on a spike in the crime rate.… Read more ...

WATCH: Lee Drutman Discusses Breaking the ‘Two-Party Doom Loop’ with Andrew Yang

Lee Drutman is a political scientist and the author of Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop and The Business of America is Lobbying.

In this episode of Forward with Andrew Yang, Lee explains why we need proportional representation, traces the decline of bipartisanship, and makes the case for diminishing lobbyist power by increasing Congress’ policymaking capacity.… Read more ...