Bernie Sanders

02.12.2016

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan We hadn’t seen Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia since last July, when he watched his primary opponent, Hillary Clinton, win the Democratic Party’s nomination. Sanders joined the “Democracy Now!” news hour this week at the historic Philadelphia Free Library for a wide-ranging discussion. “I am… »

29.11.2016

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight against Trump’s proposed policies to build a wall across the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border, to reinstate a database for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries and to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. On Monday… »

16.11.2016

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

We feature a surprise address by Senator Bernie Sanders outside the White House on Tuesday during a global day of action against the Dakota Access pipeline that included demonstrations in over 300 cities. “Today we are saying it is time for a new approach to the Native American people, not… »

12.11.2016

Sanders Statement on Trump

Sanders Statement on Trump

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Wednesday after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States: “Donald Trump tapped into the anger of a declining middle class that is sick and tired of establishment economics, establishment politics and the establishment media.  People… »

09.11.2016

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

On election night, Republican Donald Trump claimed victories in battleground states where Democrat Bernie Sanders’s campaign found enthusiastic support during the primary. We speak with The Intercept’s Lee Fang and Linda Sarsour, Muslim Democratic activist and former Bernie Sanders campaign surrogate, on the outcome of Tuesday’s election if… »

07.11.2016

Viggo Mortensen: Why I am voting for Jill Stein

Viggo Mortensen: Why I am voting for Jill Stein

I’ve been scolded by friends and strangers, sometimes mildly and sometimes with disdain, for supporting Jill Stein in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Some of the attacks I’ve received publicly and privately have been surprisingly angry and patronizing. I’ve been told that I’m a patsy for Donald Trump, that I’m… »

28.10.2016

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Thursday’s mass arrests came as Native American youth flooded the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters in Brooklyn to demand Clinton oppose the Dakota Access pipeline. After Clinton campaign staffers declined to meet with the delegation, they attempted to present a letter to security guards. The protesters were later ordered by police… »

13.10.2016

Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Struggling to Address Sanders’s Popularity

Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Struggling to Address Sanders’s Popularity

Another round of newly leaked emails show how Hillary Clinton’s campaign struggled to deal with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’s popularity during the primary season. The emails, released by WikiLeaks, appear to come from the account of Clinton campaign chairperson John Podesta. In one email, an adviser wrote to Podesta, “Message… »

03.10.2016

Medea Benjamin: “Nonviolence is the only path”

Medea Benjamin: “Nonviolence is the only path”

During the International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we have interviewed Medea Benjamin, US activist for peace and human rights. Here below the link to the complete interview… »

20.08.2016

Why President Hillary Clinton will need Bernie’s “Political Revolution” to get anything done

Why President Hillary Clinton will need Bernie’s “Political Revolution” to get anything done

by Robert Reich for Common Dreams It looks increasingly likely that Hillary Clinton, a self-described “progressive who likes to get things done,” will have her chance starting next January. But how much that’s progressive will she actually be able to get done? The Senate may flip to… »

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