By Arthur Delaney, HUFFPOST
Reposted from https://globalpossibilities.org/bernie-sanders-congratulates-jeff-bezos-for-taking-his-advice/
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) congratulated Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday for announcing he would raise wages to $15 per hour for all Amazon employees.
Since August, Sanders had waged an aggressive shame campaign against the company, the second largest employer in the United States, for paying wages […]
St. Martin’s Press, November 2016, 464 pages, $13.50
Book Review by Roger Lohr
During the Bernie Sanders run for president, the book “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In” provides perspectives of the progressive movement in the USA. Sanders gives us a brief biography, how his campaign for president was initiated, and an outline of […]
The Trump Administration has made clear its disdain for science and their intent to roll back our nation’s commitment to
tackling global warming. It’s a sobering new reality (on this and many important issues). It also means we must redouble our efforts. The only question is, how?
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BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 25 – As Vermonters mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pointed to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office that warns damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to become increasingly common in Vermont and throughout the United States because of climate […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration released new analyses today confirming that 2015 was Earth’s hottest year by the widest margin:“The debate is over. Fourteen of the last 16 years have been the hottest ever recorded. […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ stand against the proposed Bakken oil pipeline in Iowa is the focus of a new television ad set to begin airing on Wednesday in Iowa. Sanders is the only candidate to oppose the pipeline, which would pump dirty crude oil across Iowa.
In the 30-second ad, […]
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 – Expanding on his ambitious plan to combat climate change, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Climate Protection and Justice Act today to establish a price on carbon pollution. The legislation would cut total emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050, fund historic investments in energy efficiency and sustainable energy technologies, […]
// On Veterans’ Day
Happy Veterans Day – With caring and compassion, Bernie Sanders shows how to lead. His actions speak louder than words. See a video here:
Posted by Bob Farnham on Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Listen Tuesday, October 6 at noon and 7 p.m. for ‘Becoming Bernie’, a look at the rise and record of Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
In the hour-long program, VPR News explores the forces that shaped the life and politics of the self-described democratic-socialist, from his early days in Brooklyn through his […]
Sept 17, 2015. Last night, it took nearly two hours for the Republican debate to even briefly touch on an important issue: raising the minimum wage in this country from $7.25 an hour. The American people overwhelmingly want to raise the minimum wage, but not a single candidate embraced the idea with the same enthusiasm. […]