Friday, October 7, 2022

Jonathan H. Martin

Jonathan H. Martin is Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University, and the editor of and a contributor to the anthology Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States (Routledge). He has been involved in the left third party movement for decades. Formerly he was a Green Party activist and a steering committee member of Draft Bernie for a People’s Party (the forerunner of Movement for a People’s Party). Currently he is a team member of Progressive Party Builders (, a group that promotes the bottom-up development of a viable new progressive party in the United States. He can be reached at


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