The Labor Party's First Constitutional Convention wrapped up its work on
Sunday, November 15th, determined to build a real political party for working people in
Here are our initial reports from the convention: summaries that were
written as the convention progressed and provided to the 1,414 delegates in Pittsburgh.
Find out why we're excited ... and the plans that were made to build the Labor Party into
a powerful voice for workers.
Thursday, November 12th
Friday, November 13th
Delegates adopt electoral proposal ... hear from the presidents of the USWA, UMWA,
CAW ... rally to demand Just Health Care ... and agree to Campaign for Workers' Rights ...
Saturday, November 14th
Delegates Launch Campaigns ... Watch TV
LP delegates plan for growth ... the First Annual Silkwood Award is
presented ... Solidarity Hour highlights workers' struggles ... Michael Moore addresses
convention ... delegates adopt "Just Health Care" campaign strategy ... and
agree to fight to defend Social Security ...
Sunday, November 15th
Delegates Hear Nader ... Keep House ... Wrap Up
Crusading consumer advocate Ralph Nader warmly received ... Fair Trade Campaign ...
Housekeeping Items ... and the final credentials report totals 1,414 delegates!