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The
Labor Party's
First Constitutional
Convention

Labor Party's First Constitutional Convention

From Electoral Politics
to Health Care ...

Labor Party Aims High

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 the USA!

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
Chapter Convention

Friday, November 13th
Convention Opens

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!

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