Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Bernie Sanders

The Loan Shark Prevention Act

Bernie and AOC have joined together to pass the Loan Shark Prevention Act. Could this may become a big issue in 2020?

Who’s anti-Bernie and why they’re wrong

An interview with Norman Solomon, author, activist and cofounder/national coordinator of RootsAction.org.

Bernie Sanders calls for national ban on fracking

While scientific studies conclude fracking poses a threat to climate, air quality and water supply, Sanders said it is a major contributor to the world's climate crisis.

Revitalize Rural America

Bernie’s plan is to Revitalize Rural America. Efforts like these pulled the nation together in a way that we haven’t seen since in decades.

‘Historical step:’ Bernie Sanders’s 2020 campaign staffers ratify union contract

"I know that our newly ratified union contract will make our workplace more equitable, fair and resilient, and our overall campaign will be much stronger with the protections we were able to win for the workers."

Bernie Sanders plans to take on Big Ag and end agri-business...

"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."

The Indivisible Unity Pledge and the Democratic Party progressives

Bernie has just taken the Indivisible Unity Pledge – meaning that he will back the Democratic nominee regardless of the DNC moves to eliminate progressives from the race.

Why so many journalists are clueless about the Bernie 2020 Campaign

The elite-oriented atmosphere of media aversion to Sanders is in sync with media disregard for the power of community-based activism that could result in a Sanders presidency.

Bernie busts Uncle Joe

I am happy to point out that Bernie raised a lot of money in a single day and no one in the media (except LA Progressive and yours truly, plus a lot of tweets and Reddit postings), pointed this out.

As Bernie Sanders says ‘no apologies’ for his position, 70+ groups...

At a time when voting suppression is taking place all across the country, we must make it clear that casting a ballot for American citizens is not a privilege. It is a right."

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.