Two Black Lives Matter activists interrupted a Saturday afternoon rally in Seattle, where Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, was scheduled to speak. It was a rally held to celebrate the anniversary of Social Security and the need to expand social welfare programs. The activists took the stage and grabbed
Raising the profile of Black women killed by police violence, demonstration forces candidates to address racial injustice By Lauren McCauley Demanding that pervasive racial injustice and police brutality against people of color be addressed on the campaign trail, protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement interrupted speeches by Democratic candidates
Hillary Clinton and her supporters fear a contest of ideas – the neoliberal ideology she and her husband are closely associated with is very unpopular.
Bernie Sanders took President Obama to task for shilling for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the headquarters of Nike, Inc, demanding he cancel his trip.
Every time the Democrats do something to betray the promises of the 2008 election and bitchslap the people who believed in them, someone comes into the comments and says “will you support a primary for Obama NOW Jane?” I answered the question yesterday during the Democratic Irrelevance Senate Debt Ceiling
Ron Paul clearly does not think that Bernie Sanders modified amendment to a bill to audit the Federal Reserve does “the job.”
Ron Paul releases a statement arguing “Bernie Sanders has sold out and sided with Chris Dodd to gut Audit the Fed in the Senate.”
Unable to whip the votes against Audit the Fed in the Senate, the White House prevailed upon Bernie Sanders to limit the audit to only going back to 2007, and Bernie complied. What does that mean? Scarecrow: The key is not when they audit, it’s what the get to audit.
Here’s what Bernie Sanders just said from the floor of the Senate, announcing that he is changing his amendment: SANDERS: In other words, Mr. President, we now have 59 senators who, as part of the budget resolution, voted on this issue, 320 members of congress, the house, two u.s. courts
Bernie Sanders indicates he’s willing to defy party leaders to ensure the public option receives an up-or-down vote in the Senate.