Tag: Bernie Sanders
Congress recently undermined Social Security benefits with an elimination of a provision that will weaken the program. So much for progressives defending Social Security from the corporatist Congressional Democrats and Republicans who seek to destroy it.
“The time is long overdue for us to take marijuana off of the federal government’s list of outlawed drugs,” said Bernie Sanders recently at a speech on criminal justice reform.
The U.S. is in desperate need of a revolution in order to restore the nation’s democracy and if Bernie Sanders is elected president this very well might happen. “This government is so thoroughly controlled by special interest campaign funding, so inept and dysfunctional, that it needs to be completely overhauled.”
As Wall Street bankers and fund investors continue making a profit at the expense of Puerto Rico’s failing economy, Senators Warren and Sanders are calling for the Treasury to show more leadership and give the people the relief they need.
When Bernie Sanders encountered Sandra Bland’s mother, he made a promise to her to make sure Sandra is not forgotten and at the recent Democratic debate he stayed to true to his promise.
While foreign policy was a big issue discussed during the Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's stances couldn't be more different. Here's their views when it comes to Iran, Putin and supporters of Syrian Rebels.
Democracy Now speaks with Gyasi Ross about why he supports Bernie Sanders and the #BlackLivesMatter protesters who interrupted him. "Five hundred years of white domination...You have to recognize that urgency."
According to the FEC and other reports, Bernie Sanders has raised more grassroots support by refusing to "pander to billionaire donors" than any of his GOP running mates. Goes to show you political contributions don't have to come from a handful of deranged billionaires.
Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold says as President Sanders couldn’t get any of his ideas implemented anyway because Congress would reject them. But if Bernie Sanders is elected president, American politics will have been altered, reducing the moneyed interests’ chokehold over the public agenda.