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“Just a quick word on why the Patriotic Millionaires decided to have a super fun party in the summer at a great venue – which is reason enough to celebrate journalists like Ryan who is doing such important work everyday,” said Erica Payne at a book party in honor of Ryan Grim for We’ve Got People at Gaslight Tavern in Washington, DC. “In this specific book, he talks about the tension between the people who are driving an agenda and the corporate piece of our American political system as brought to life in the Democratic Party in some unfort


Erica is President of Patriotic Millionaires: “Proud ‘traitors to their class,’ members of the Patriotic Millionaires are high-net worth Americans, business leaders and investors who are united in their concern about the destabilizing concentration of wealth and power in America. The mission of The Patriotic Millionaires organization is to build a more stable, prosperous, and inclusive nation by promoting public policies based on the “first principles” of equal political representation, a guaranteed living wage for all working citizens, and a fair tax system.” “Having Ryan write a book like this helps bring to life what the real energy behind progress in this country is – just a great, amazing gift to our work into the work of so many people in this room,” added Payne.