Bernie Sanders

31.07.2020

‘What We Must Do’: Following Obama Eulogy for Lewis, Bernie Sanders Backs Call for Ending Filibuster

‘What We Must Do’: Following Obama Eulogy for Lewis, Bernie Sanders Backs Call for Ending Filibuster

“President Obama is absolutely right,” said the former Democratic presidential candidate from Vermont. By Jon Queally, staff writer – Common Dreams Following an impassioned eulogy Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama at the funeral of Congressman John Lewis in which the former president called for the end of the filibuster… »

15.05.2020

Sanders and Omar Lead 300+ Global Lawmakers in Call to Protect Developing Countries from Economic Ruin

Sanders and Omar Lead 300+ Global Lawmakers in Call to Protect Developing Countries from Economic Ruin

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) led more than 300 international lawmakers across two dozen countries in a letter to the leadership of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today, calling on the international financial institutions to cancel low-income countries’ debt in response to… »

28.04.2020

WATCH: Bernie Sanders to Host Livestream Discussion on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Undocumented Immigrants

WATCH: Bernie Sanders to Host Livestream Discussion on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Undocumented Immigrants

Sanders has called for a robust coronavirus relief package that would include direct monthly payments for undocumented people, who were left out of the CARES Act. By Julia Conley, staff writer – Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders will be joined by national immigrant rights advocates Monday evening for a livestream… »

16.04.2020

Climate voters are the future of the Democratic Party. Don’t shortchange them.

Climate voters are the future of the Democratic Party. Don’t shortchange them.

By Jean Willoughby Against the odds, a youth-led mobilization succeeded in placing the climate crisis at the forefront of the 2020 election season. We didn’t get a full-fledged climate debate, but we did get the Climate Crisis Town Hall, helpfully hosted and paywalled by CNN. Despite this warm, generous embrace… »

13.04.2020

Sanders Says Congress Must Stop Trump From Exploiting Covid-19 Crisis to ‘Bankrupt and Privatize the Postal Service’

Sanders Says Congress Must Stop Trump From Exploiting Covid-19 Crisis to ‘Bankrupt and Privatize the Postal Service’

“Now, more than ever, we need a strong and vibrant postal system to deliver mail 6-days a week. Congress must act now to save it.” By Jake Johnson, staff writer – Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged Congress to act immediately to stop President Donald Trump from using… »

13.04.2020

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s Disastrous Coronavirus Response, Bernie Sanders & What Gives Him Hope

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s Disastrous Coronavirus Response, Bernie Sanders & What Gives Him Hope

How did the United States — the richest country in the world — become the worldwide epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, with one person dying of COVID-19 every 47 seconds? We spend the hour with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, discussing this unprecedented moment in history,… »

11.04.2020

Elections and Movements in the Time of the Pandemic

Elections and Movements in the Time of the Pandemic

Mass movements make history. They don’t follow a prescribed trajectory. They aren’t predictable. Bernie Sanders’ bid for the Democratic presidential nomination is a case in point. On Wednesday, Sanders suspended his campaign, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive nominee. “While this campaign is coming to an end, our… »

09.04.2020

After Sanders Exits Race, Climate Campaigners Thank Him for ‘Raising the Bar’ and Urge Biden to ‘Step Up’

After Sanders Exits Race, Climate Campaigners Thank Him for ‘Raising the Bar’ and Urge Biden to ‘Step Up’

“Sanders has been a constant, fearless voice for people and the planet, advocating for the bold ideas and real solutions like the Green New Deal, which met the scale of what is needed to avoid climate catastrophe.” By Jessica Corbett, staff writer – Common Dreams The end of Bernie Sanders’ second… »

09.04.2020

US: Bernie Sanders halts bid for Democratic presidential nomination

US: Bernie Sanders halts bid for Democratic presidential nomination

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has told supporters he is suspending his campaign for the party’s nomination. His rival Joe Biden was well ahead in the race to take on Donald Trump. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to secure the Democratic nomination for president, his campaign confirmed… »

27.03.2020

Bernie Sanders Fights for Laid-off Worker Protections in $2 Trillion Stimulus with Corporate Bailout

Bernie Sanders Fights for Laid-off Worker Protections in $2 Trillion Stimulus with Corporate Bailout

The Senate unanimously approved a historic $2.2 trillion emergency relief package late Wednesday night to battle the unprecedented economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The House will consider the bill Friday before it goes to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. 

The bill would massively expand unemployment benefits,… »

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