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Ralph Nader voices support for national ballot initiatives

Evan Ravitz, an advocate for direct democracy, recently posted a video of Ralph Nader endorsing the idea of national ballot initiatives in the United States.  He does not explicitly say that he supports former Senator Mike Gravel’s National Initiative for Democracy plan, but he does say that he supports a “binding national referendum.”

Other third party endorsers of the National Initiative include Neil Kiernan Stephenson (a Libertarian candidate for Congress), John Murphy (an independent candidate for Congress), Matt Reichel (a Green candidate for Congress), Thomas L.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel interviewed in South Korea on “Let’s Talk Pusan”

Former Democratic Senator and Libertarian presidential candidate Mike Gravel is on a trip to South Korea, trying to bring about a national ballot initiative system there.  He was interviewed recently on the show “Let’s Talk Pusan.”  You can listen here – the interview itself is in English, just click play on the player underneath the number one.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel endorses Green Matt Reichel in congressional race; Reichel endorses national ballot initiative amendment

In Illinois’ fifth congressional district there is currently a special election underway to fill Rahm Emanuel’s vacant seat, since he is now the White House Chief of Staff.  Matt Reichel is the Green Party candidate, running against a heavily favored Democrat and a Republican, after winning the primary.

The Matt Reichel campaign recently announced that former US Senator and 2008 presidential candidate – of both the Libertarian and Democratic parties – has endorsed Reichel. … Read more ...

Debate on National Initiative for Democracy

At http://www.bostontea.us.
Posted to IPR by Paulie

Why I as a Libertarian support the NI4D by VTV (Neil Stephenson):

So I am a Libertarian. And I support the NI4D. Why is that?

First of all, let me begin by saying that I will not directly enact the NI4D if I were ever elected to Congress.

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Mike Gravel on CSpan, Google Video

On Sunday, October 19th, at 4 AM EST, former Libertarian presidential candidate and Democratic Senator Mike Gravel will be appearing on CSpan 2. He will be on the show Book TV discussing his book The Kingmakers, and will appear with his co-author David Eisenbach. This will most likely appear on CSpan in the future as well.… Read more ...