Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Sanders bill would hike taxes on big corporations that pay CEOs...

"We need to take dramatic steps to address wealth inequality in this country and discouraging massive executive payouts is a good place to start."

‘Total hypocrisy!’ Sanders rips GOP for pushing estate tax repeal while...

“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.”

‘We need a people’s vaccine, not a profit vaccine’: Sanders urges...

“Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn.”

‘Outrageous’: Sanders rips Netanyahu for sending Covid vaccines to foreign allies...

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.”

Sanders ‘confident’ $15 minimum wage possible through Senate reconciliation

"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."

‘Biggest risk’ for Democrats on minimum wage, says top Sanders aide,...

With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.

‘Now is not the time to count pennies’: Sanders says GOP...

“What the Republicans are talking about is just totally inadequate to meet the unprecedented crises that we’re facing.”

Budget chair Sanders dares GOP to criticize him for using reconciliation...

"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."

Why impeach Trump at this late date? One word, says Bernie...

"It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

Bernie releases statement on GOP blocking $2,000 stimulus checks

“At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation, it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."

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Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

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Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.