Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Bernie Sanders

‘What we must do’: Following Obama eulogy for Lewis, Bernie Sanders...

“President Obama is absolutely right,” said the former Democratic presidential candidate from Vermont.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

Bernie welcomes Sen. Schumer’s support to cut defense budget by 10...

"If there was ever a time to fundamentally change our national priorities, now is that time."

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

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?”

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."