The founder of is a political activist who had suspected for many years that the two-party system was leading the U.S. into a ditch.  He decided to start this uprising after watching the two duopoly parties run the most historically disliked candidates in history during the 2016 election, a time when the country desperately needed a dramatic course correction to prevent millions more Americans from falling into poverty, the economy from crashing on a level equal to or worse than in 2008, the military from invading more countries and causing more deaths abroad, and so on.