Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Sanders files amendments to force Pentagon to pass clean audit, require...

“National security,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, “means doing everything we can to improve the lives of our people, many of whom have been abandoned by our government decade after decade.”

To shift funds from ‘endless wars’ to ‘human needs,’ Sanders unveils...

“It is time for us to truly focus on what we value as a society and to fundamentally transform our national priorities.”

California “Berning” for Ro Khanna to chair the state’s delegation to...

Every indication is that only a state delegation chair will be allowed to introduce proposals or amendments to the entire convention.

‘An unstoppable movement’: Sanders praises grassroots after target announces $15 minimum...

“Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act,” the senator said, “and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police...

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”

‘They need our help’: As CBO projects $16 trillion GDP loss...

“Why the hell won’t Senator McConnell act like this is a crisis and pass emergency relief now?”

Watch out Trump: Here comes the team of Biden, Obama, Sanders,...

It will be so interesting and very exciting to watch this formidable team in action. Many, many Americans will be tuning into their radios and TV channels to listen to what they say about Trump to take him down and out.

The Sanders campaign was about “us” — not Bernie — remember?

We should take Bernie at his words, and take them to heart: “Not me. Us.”

Bernie and nearly 140 lawmakers urge congressional leaders to fund health...

"Nothing is more fundamental to our recovery than the strengthening of America’s public health safety net.”

The fight for Bernie delegates is escalating — and could help...

Corporate media and powerful Democrats are eager to portray the 2020 Democratic presidential race as a thing of the past. But progressive activists have some very different ideas.

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.