Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Concerned over lack of ‘working-class’ energy for midterms, Sanders plans 8-state...

"Democrats need to clearly say what more we'll do to fix the economy for working people if we hold on to Congress."

In fiery floor speech, Sanders condemns Manchin’s ‘dirty side deal’

Sanders said that the deal presents a "fundamental choice" between prioritizing the "short-term profits" of the fossil fuel industry and securing a livable planet for future generations.

Sanders announces amendment to strip all fossil fuel handouts from Manchin...

The Vermont senator will also introduce an amendment to strengthen the reconciliation bill's drug price reforms.

‘Is it better than nothing? I suppose’: Sanders disappointed by Dems’...

"It's a very weak proposal" but "we're dealing with the power of PhRMA over the Congress," he said, taking aim at industry lobbyists.

Sanders warns Congress is working ‘behind closed doors’ on $50 billion...

"If you can believe it," said the Vermont senator, "this legislation may also provide a $10 billion bailout to Jeff Bezos, the second-wealthiest person in America."

Sanders and colleagues introduce Medicare for All Act of 2022 in...

The Medicare for All Act of 2022 would be implemented over a four-year period and would include dental care, vision coverage, and hearing aids with no out-of-pocket expenses, insurance premiums, deductibles, or co-payments,

As Schumer tees up vote to codify Roe, Progressives urge elimination...

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "Democrats can and must end the filibuster to keep abortion legal and safe."

Sanders has ‘not ruled out’ 2024 White House run: Memo

A memo by a top aide to the independent senator from Vermont said that the 80-year-old could run again if President Joe Biden doesn't.

Sanders’ hearing on corporate greed goes unnoticed by corporate media

"The Democratic leadership has to decide what they want most—votes or more corporate campaign money to further enrich their consultants who themselves are often conflicted due to their own business clients."

Sanders introduces legislation to impose a 95 percent windfall tax on...

"The time has come for Congress to work for working families and demand that large, profitable corporations make a little bit less money and pay their fair share of taxes.”

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.