Tag: Bernie Sanders
“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”
"In the rescue plan, we were able to take a major step forward in lowering child poverty—very important. Now I want to deal with issues facing seniors as well."
"We need to take dramatic steps to address wealth inequality in this country and discouraging massive executive payouts is a good place to start."
“While Senate Republicans told us we cannot afford to provide $1,400 direct payments to the working class, they had no problem introducing a bill this week to repeal the estate tax.”
“Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn.”
The U.S. senator from Vermont denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sending spare vaccines overseas “while so many Palestinians in the occupied territories are still waiting.”
"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."
With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.
“What the Republicans are talking about is just totally inadequate to meet the unprecedented crises that we’re facing.”
"You did it, we're gonna do it, but we're gonna do it to protect ordinary people, not just the rich and the powerful."