Jonathan H. Martin is Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University. He is the editor of and a contributor to the book Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States (Routledge 2016), as well as the author of various journal articles on left politics and political consciousness. He has supported and assisted a number of progressive third party efforts. Most recently, he joined the steering committee of Draft Bernie for a People’s Party. He can be reached at email@example.com.