Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Bernie Sanders

Au Contraire: Trump Is No Bernie Sanders

There is no sense in comparing Bernie Sanders, the "left-wing extremist" to Donald Trump, the "right-wing extremist." One is about grassroots, populist insurgency and the other is all about self-serving repugnancy. They will never compare.

The Key Difference Between a GOP and a Bernie Sanders Fundraiser

Unlike his GOP competitors who pander to multibillionaires, Bernie Sanders is the only major candidate who does not have a super PAC. This Democratic hopeful far from represents the interests of the billionaire class.

Four Reasons Why the Wall Street Journal’s Attack on Bernie Is...

The Wall Street Journal recently dumped on Bernie Sanders' expansion of government based on misinformation and distortion. Now, Robert Reich is responding to the recent article by spreading the truth.

Buying a President for 30 Bucks and Change

While secretive super PACs are dishing out millions of dollars to back various presidential candidates, Bernie Sanders' campaign has raised its money from ordinary Americans. Isn't that the way democracy ought to be?

Sanders the Squishy Socialist Should Ax Bogus Label

Bernie Sanders, by any classic measure, is a lousy socialist who should jettison this inflammatory, injurious misnomer. Does embracing “socialism” -- an open-ended, domestic land mine -- not diminish his brilliant career, his growing national esteem and jaw-dropping campaign explosion? If winning the nomination is the goal, then why deliver a flaming torch to every scornful interviewer, partisan Republican, or Hillary defender so they can light up the night sky?

The Most Bizarre, Yet Intriguing, Presidential Campaign in Modern History

If Donald Trump represents the bizarre side of this developing presidential race, then Senator Bernie Sanders represents the serious, rational side. But no matter what the turnout, Americans yearn for fresh blood, new thinking and new ideas.

Bernie Sanders Should Stop Ducking Foreign Policy

Perhaps Bernie Sanders' supporters have been drawn to his fervent economic populism. But the 2016 presidential candidate can't bypass foreign policy for too much longer—it's time he addresses it, along with military spending and war.

The Revolt Against the Ruling Class

As Robert Reich puts it, "Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the 'ruling class.'” Are Trump and Sanders agents of this revolt?

A Socialist Surge in the U.S.? Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds,...

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke of the Greek elections and his anti-austerity platform is really resonating with voters. Thousands of supporters have joined his speeches and have shown support to this possible future president.

‘Lesser Evil’ Fallacy Upended by Obama, Now Sanders

President Obama has proved what happens when a seemingly once-a-generation chance for reform is sabotaged. Now Bernie Sanders, with a cleaner, more progressive record, is grabbing the reform baton. But will he succeed?

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