Bernie Sanders

14.09.2018

Kleptocracies love migrants

Kleptocracies love migrants

Contrary to their stated manifestos, the most neoliberal right wing governments take advantage of the massive migrations that their own policies on wars and promotion of poverty in developing countries produce. The concentration of wealth continues unabated increasing inequality and social unrest but the way this trend is connected to… »

31.07.2018

Sanders: Thank you, Koch brothers, for accidentally making the case for Medicare for All!

Sanders: Thank you, Koch brothers, for accidentally making the case for Medicare for All!

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., thanked billionaire mega donors Charles and David Koch for unintentionally helping make the case for Medicare for all. Sanders’s remarks came in a video posted on his Twitter account. The words: “Thank you Koch Brothers” appeared on top of the video. “Let me thank the… »

11.04.2018

Sanders: Trump has ‘no legal authority’ to bomb or attack Syria

Sanders: Trump has ‘no legal authority’ to bomb or attack Syria

“It is Congress, not the president, who determines whether our country goes to war and Congress must not abdicate that responsibility,” declares Independent senator from Vermont by Jon Queally, staff  for Common Dreams With expectations high that President Donald Trump will order airstrikes or a bombing campaign… »

23.09.2017

Watch: Bernie Sanders lays out progressive Foreign Policy vision

Watch: Bernie Sanders lays out progressive Foreign Policy vision

In major address, potential 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls out “disastrous” war on terror by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams After months of aggressively rallying support for domestic objectives like Medicare for All, union rights, and a $15 minimum wage, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a… »

11.06.2017

Sanders: Corbyn surge in UK shows world rising up against austerity, inequality

Sanders: Corbyn surge in UK shows world rising up against austerity, inequality

“People in the U.K., the U.S. and elsewhere want governments that represent all the people, not just the 1%,” Sanders said by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Responding to the results of the U.K. election, which commentators have already deemed a “political… »

02.06.2017

UK elections: Jeremy Corbyn feeling “the Bern”

UK elections: Jeremy Corbyn feeling “the Bern”

‘There’s a real similarity’: Corbyn gets rousing support from Bernie Sanders. US senator praises Labour leader’s effort to transform politics and take on establishment, seeing parallels with his own campaign’ The Guardian. In spite of not officially endorsing Corbyn or anybody else as that would be inappropriate, Bernie Sanders… »

05.05.2017

House GOP Health Bill Could Put Coverage Out of Reach of Millions

House GOP Health Bill Could Put Coverage Out of Reach of Millions

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted narrowly to do away with the Affordable Care Act, replacing it with a healthcare bill that would dramatically roll back Medicaid, provide hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts to the wealthy, gut protections for patients with pre-existing conditions and add tens… »

12.03.2017

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

On Friday March 10th 5,000 members of Native Americans tribes and their supporters – celebrities, environmental and peace activists, veterans, college students – marched on Washington, D.C.  amid bitter cold, rain, sleet, and snow, calling for Trump and the U.S. Congress to recognize Indigenous Rights to water, land, sovereignty and culture. »

04.03.2017

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

On Monday February 27th Governor Doug Ducey and the Republican leader of the Arizona House withdrew Senate Bill 1142 – a bill meant to punish organizers of protest that turn violent with racketeering charges. Rioting is already illegal under Arizona law, but SB 1142, previously approved by the Senate,  would have expanded… »

01.03.2017

Bernie Sanders responds forcefully to Trump’s speech

Bernie Sanders responds forcefully to Trump’s speech

In his Facebook page Bernie Sanders criticizes the huge increase in military spending proposed by Trump and his comments about the health care system. “President Trump will propose raising military spending by $54 billion — a nearly 10% increase — and cutting spending for vital government programs. That’s unacceptable. »

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