Daily Reflection (6)

BernieI’m working on an invitation, which I may circulate widely, to submit an Open Letter to Bernie Sanders. The idea is that numerous such statements might be published in a booklet prior to the California primary. Also, some authors might collaborate to combine their statements into a joint communication.

I’ve already begun writing my Open Letter. The latest draft of the invitation reads:

An Invitation to Write “An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders”

You are invited to submit to [insert recipient] by May 1, 2016 “An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders” that begins:


Dear Bernie,

You’ve put important issues on the table. Now, whether or not you win the nomination, we need to organize the political revolution you’ve been promoting — that is, we need to build an organization that can stay together over time to transform this nation. Toward that end, we, the undersigned, urge you to make the following speech.

3 Responses to Daily Reflection (6)

  1. Sounds like a good idea. Bernie talks a lot about something like this, and it is important to spell it out. On the other hand, there are a lot of progressive organizations already. Hmmmmmm…..

    • Good point. Maybe I should add something about the need to unify efforts that are too fragmented and broaden efforts that are too narrow.

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