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Video: Bernie Sanders: Our Favorite Moments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULbP5JOvgTI Some of our favorite moments by our most favorite Brooklyn brawler… Independent Senator from Vermont… Bernie Sanders! We highly encourage that this video be shared far and wide. Link To Video On Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULbP5JOvgTI…




Truth to Power

By Richard Girard “When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.” Georg Hegel (1770–1831), German philosopher. The Philosophy…



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Sanders Labor Call Tonight

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders will speak with thousands of union members in a telephone conference call at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Sanders will be joined on the call by RoseAnn DeMoro, president of National Nurses United, Larry Hanley, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union and Larry Cohen, the former president of the Communications Workers of America. “We have been getting strong support from rank-and-file union members across the country,” Sanders said. “This call is a chance to thank them and to discuss ways to rebuild the disappearing American middle class.” Among the labor and jobs topics the senator is …

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Thinking of Immigrants on Labor Day

I was thinking today about how cosmopolitan our cities have become over the past 40 years. I spoke with a former Iraqi man, George, who emigrated to Canada 35 years ago from Mosul to Italy….



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Sanders Addresses New Hampshire AFL-CIO on Labor Day

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Marking Labor Day in New Hampshire, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday said organized labor fought overwhelming odds and “changed society” by securing a 40-hour work week, workplace safety standards and the minimum wage. During a keynote speech to the New Hampshire AFL-CIO, Sanders laid out a bold agenda to help working families today. “Working people and their unions fought for a more responsive democracy and built the middle class,” Sanders said in prepared remarks. “Today we can and we must follow their example. It’s time to rebuild the crumbling middle class of our country and make …

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Labor Day 2015: Stand Together and Fight Back

Labor Day is a time for honoring the working people of this country. It is also a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the activists and organizers who fought for the 40-hour work week, occupational safety, minimum wage law, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and affordable housing. These working people, and their unions, resisted the oligarchs of their day, fought for a more responsive democracy, and built the middle class. Today we can – and we must – follow their example. It’s time to rebuild the crumbling middle class of our country and make certain that every working person in the …

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Sanders to Visit New Hampshire on Labor Day

BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will travel to New Hampshire. The Democratic Party presidential candidate will make stops in Manchester, Milford, Amherst and Concord. Here is the itinerary: Monday, September 7 11:30 a.m. 2015 NH AFL-CIO Labor Day Breakfast Keynote Address, St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Hanover St., Manchester 1 p.m. Milford Labor Day Parade, Location start: Milford High School, 100 West St., Milford. Information for the public can be found here. 3:45 p.m. Amherst Democrats Labor Day Barbecue, Amherst Country Club, 72 Ponemah Road, Amherst Tickets can be purchased here. 5 p.m. Concord Office …

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