Labor Party

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The Labor Party was founded in June 1996 "at a convention of 1,400 delegates from hundreds of local and international unions as well as individual activists."[1] The party claimed to represent over 2 million workers. It wound up circa 2005.



Interim National Council

As at April 2005, the following served as chairs on the National Council of the Labor Party:[3]


The following worked for the organization in 2000/2001:[4]

Interim National Council

As well as at-large representatives of PACE, UE, BMWE, ILWU, CNA, AFGE, UMWA, CA State Council of Carpenters, and FLOC

Labor Party News

As at Dec. 2000, the following worked for Labor Party News, the publication of the Labor Party:


Affiliated Unions

The following were national affiliates or endorsers of the party as at April 2005:[3]

The Debs-Jones-Douglass Institute

The Debs-Jones-Douglass Institute is the non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and cultural arm of the Labor Party.[5]



The following spoke at the Labor Party's 1999 Convention:[6]

Labor Party Press

The Labor Party Press is the bimonthly publication of the Labor Party.

Conversations with...

Issues of the Labor Party Press feature "conversations with" a number of organizers. A list follows.

Jan. 2001:[4]

Jan. 1999:[6]


  1. The Labor Party: About, Jan. 20, 2006 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Labor Party: National Organizer, Jan. 20, 2006 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Labor Party News April 2005 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Labor Party: Labor Party Press Online, Jan 2001 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)
  5. Debs-Jones-Douglass Institute: About, Aug. 31, 2004 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Labor Party Press, Jan 1999, Vol. 4, No. 1 (accessed on Dec. 31, 2010)