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Why and How to “Be the Bernie”

Early in his campaign, Bernie Sanders supporters often claimed the “corporate media” (including Koch-influenced NPR, according to some tales) portrayed Bernie as an illegitimate candidate or otherwise attempted to undermine his presidential campaign with erroneous information. There…



Our Arts President: Bernie Sanders

by Shelley Pineo-Jensen, Ph.D. Bernie Sanders said this: I “promise that as president, I will be an arts president. I will continue to advocate strongly for robust funding of the arts in our cities, schools,…




Sexy Beast Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: One Sexy Beast!

By CONNIE BLOOM Everybody knows by now that power has sex appeal. Anybody who’s ever paid attention to the whiff of politics will cite Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” as an incontestable public display…


Contrasts…

By: Michael Calabrese Contrasts That’s an interesting word really. Members of the MSM don’t seem to have the skill to deal with contrasts even when they take center stage in a truly remarkable week in…


Bernie Sanders, Our Best Chance for Surviving the TPP

by Shelley Pineo-Jensen, Ph.D. David Brooks, in a column published on 7/14/15, wrote that some Democrats are “drifting toward Bernie Sanders/Occupy Wall Street-style rhetoric.” Brooks disparaged Bernie for taking on transnational corporations and rendering himself…


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Sanders Supporters Stand up to Ugly, Negative Campaign by Clinton Super PAC

WASHINGTON – Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders donated more than $1.2 million in two days after he was attacked by a super PAC backing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In a message that Sanders will send to supporters on Friday, he thanked them “for standing up to ugly, negative campaigning.” In just 48 hours, Sanders’ donors gave $1.2 million to his Democratic presidential campaign after Correct the Record, the Clinton-backing super PAC, attempted to link Sanders and the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. The average donation was $23. “I hope that sends a very clear message that the American …

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Sanders Statement on Fed Leaving Interest Rates Unchanged

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement today after the Federal Reserve announced that it would hold off on raising interest rates: “It is good news that the Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates today. At a time when real unemployment is over 10 percent, we need to do everything possible to create millions of good-paying jobs and raise the wages of the American people. It is now time for the Fed to act with the same sense of urgency to rebuild the disappearing middle class as it did to bail out Wall Street banks seven years …

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‘Waiting, Waiting, Waiting,’ Sanders Says as Republicans Don’t Debate Real Issues

WASHINGTON – As Republican presidential candidates debated on Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders took to Twitter at #DebateWithBernie to take on the White House hopefuls for ignoring critical issues. “Rich get richer. Median family income $5k less than in 1999. One of the highest rates of childhood poverty. Any discussion?” he asked as the debate droned on. “Have you heard anyone use the word poverty yet? 47.7 million Americans living in poverty. No discussion.” Still later he tweeted: “Waiting, waiting, waiting. Will we hear anything about racial justice, income inequality or making college affordable?” Nearly two hours into the debate, the …

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Bernie Sanders & The Power of Listening

By Joanne Boyer wisdomvoices.com The political reasons for the outpouring of populist support for Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders are legion. The Vermont Senator has gone from an almost after thought in the minds of…



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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A Pro-Clinton Super PAC Is Going Negative On Bernie Sanders

A super PAC backing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is going negative, circulating an email that yokes her chief rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to some of the more controversial remarks made by Jeremy Corbyn, the United Kingdom’s new Labour Party leader, including his praise for the late Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan leader who provided discounted fuel to Vermont in a deal supported by Sanders. Clinton’s camp has long said it has no plans to attack Sanders. But the super PAC, called Correct the Record, departed from its defense of Clinton’s record as a former secretary of state in an …

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