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‘The People Versus the Oligarch’: Bloomberg Planning All-Out Media Assault on Sanders Ahead of Super Tuesday

Posted by on February 25, 2020 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
‘The People Versus the Oligarch’: Bloomberg Planning All-Out Media Assault on Sanders Ahead of Super Tuesday

New reporting out Monday reveals that billionaire plutocrat Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor whose record spending has propelled him into the top tier of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race, is preparing a full-scale, “multipronged attack” on Sen. Bernie Sanders with a massive “media onslaught” against the Democratic frontrunner. #bernie2020

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Sanders Applauds New Medicare for All Study: Will Save Americans $450 Billion and Prevent 68,000 Unnecessary Deaths Every Year

Posted by on February 17, 2020 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Sanders Applauds New Medicare for All Study: Will Save Americans $450 Billion and Prevent 68,000 Unnecessary Deaths Every Year

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday applauded a new study published today by a team of epidemiologists in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, which found that Medicare for All will save Americans $450 billion and prevent 68,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year. #medicareforall

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It’s a Wonderful Life… For Bankers

Posted by on December 24, 2019 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
It’s a Wonderful Life… For Bankers

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren both understand the key economic lesson at the heart of the classic holiday film. #banksters

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Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana

Posted by on October 25, 2019 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana

Sen. Bernie Sanders released an expansive plan on Thursday to as president legalize marijuana and ensure the benefits of legalization are felt across all communities, especially those affected by the war on drugs. #marijuanalegalization

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Sanders Unveils Green New Deal Plan Detailing 10-Year Mobilization to Avert Climate Catastrophe, Create 20 Million Jobs

Posted by on August 23, 2019 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Sanders Unveils Green New Deal Plan Detailing 10-Year Mobilization to Avert Climate Catastrophe, Create 20 Million Jobs

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a comprehensive Green New Deal proposal that would transition the U.S. economy to 100 percent renewable energy and create 20 million well-paying union jobs over a decade. #bernie2020

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Bernie Sanders Accepts Amazon Invitation After His Video Highlighting Jeff Bezos as “Face of Greed” Gets Retail Giant’s Attention

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Economy with 0 Comments
Bernie Sanders Accepts Amazon Invitation After His Video Highlighting Jeff Bezos as “Face of Greed” Gets Retail Giant’s Attention

After the release of a video earlier in the day (see below) in which Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) chided Amazon and its mega-billionaire founder and CEO Jeff Bezos as exemplifying the kind of gross inequality that must be addressed in order to un-rig the economy, the retail giant put out a statement defending itself against the charge it does too little for its workers

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‘Fox & Friends’ Has Total Meltdown Over Sanders Plan to Guarantee Every American a Decent-Paying Job

Posted by on April 25, 2018 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
‘Fox & Friends’ Has Total Meltdown Over Sanders Plan to Guarantee Every American a Decent-Paying Job

In addition to scoffing at Sanders’ desire to give unemployed Americans jobs and pay them decent wages, the “Fox & Friends” panel was particularly appalled by the idea that the rich might be required to pay a bit more in taxes to fund the program.

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Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

Posted by on March 18, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

“We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty? What are the forces that have caused the American middle class, once the envy of the world, to decline precipitously?” Sanders writes. “We need to hear from struggling Americans whose stories are rarely told in newspapers or television.”

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Sanders Slams Trump’s Anti-Immigration Ad, Backs Border Wall Talks to Protect Dreamers

Posted by on January 22, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 3 Comments
Sanders Slams Trump’s Anti-Immigration Ad, Backs Border Wall Talks to Protect Dreamers

In his interview with Jake Tapper, the Sanders denounced an ad released by President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign which portrayed Democratic lawmakers as “complicit” in any murder committed by an undocumented immigrant.

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Battle Lines Drawn as GOP Moves Closer to ‘Greatest Transfer of Wealth to the Super-Rich in Modern American History’

Posted by on November 17, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Battle Lines Drawn as GOP Moves Closer to ‘Greatest Transfer of Wealth to the Super-Rich in Modern American History’

“If we are going to stop Republicans from taking healthcare from millions and slashing Medicare to give tax cuts to the wealthy and large corporations, now is the time to stand up and fight back,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a call to action that was echoed by many of the progressive groups that played a significant role in the fight against Trumpcare.

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51 GOP Senators Just Voted To Cut $1.5 Trillion from Medicare and Medicaid To Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut

Posted by on October 20, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
51 GOP Senators Just Voted To Cut $1.5 Trillion from Medicare and Medicaid To Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut

The Republican-controlled Senate voted to pass a sweeping budget measure—one criticized as both “despicable” and “horrific” for providing massive giveaways to corporations and the super-rich while eviscerating funding for social programs, healthcare, education, and affordable housing.

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‘Red Alert’ Sounded: Trumpcare Is Back, More Brutal and Deadly Than Ever

Posted by on September 19, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
‘Red Alert’ Sounded: Trumpcare Is Back, More Brutal and Deadly Than Ever

Progressive organizations, lawmakers, hospital groups, and healthcare specialists have issued a “red alert” as reporting over the weekend indicated that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is considering a vote by the end of this month on what Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called Sunday “yet another disastrous Republican proposal to throw millions of people off health insurance.”

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‘A Class of Its Own’: No Storm in US History Has Unleashed More Rain Than Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on August 30, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
‘A Class of Its Own’: No Storm in US History Has Unleashed More Rain Than Hurricane Harvey

The astonishing rainfall numbers on Hurricane Harvey, putting it “in a class of its own”—come as many continue to either evacuate Texas or seek shelter within the state. Some estimates put the number of people who could be left displaced by Harvey at around 30,000.

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‘This Is Not a Drill’: We Have Less Than One Week to Defeat ‘Barbaric’ Trumpcare Bill

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘This Is Not a Drill’: We Have Less Than One Week to Defeat ‘Barbaric’ Trumpcare Bill

“The Senate’s health care legislation is an especially cruel and destructive transfer of wealth to the wealthiest American’s at the expense of kids, low-income Americans, the elderly, those with disabilities, and the nearly 23 million Americans who could lose their coverage as a result of health care repeal efforts,” said MoveOn.

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Proposed #CollegeForAll Plan Would Tax Wall Street to Destroy Student Debt Crisis

Posted by on April 4, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Proposed #CollegeForAll Plan Would Tax Wall Street to Destroy Student Debt Crisis

In a Facebook post, Jayapal said the College for All legislation was necessary “to give our young people a future, reduce wealth inequality, and grow our economy.”

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