We should expect him to be against a federal bailout of SVB or a federally subsidized bank rescue of SVB. A federal bailout of SVB would only benefit the rich with money coming from the middle class, and progressives oppose structural inequalities like that, right?
“Let’s be clear. The failure of Silicon Valley Bank is a direct result of an absurd 2018 bank deregulation bill signed by Donald Trump that I strongly opposed.”
Neither Sen. Bernie Sanders nor then-Sen. Patrick Leahy helped co-sponsor a Senate bill aimed at stopping a proposed World Health Organization pandemic treaty that critics say threatens the national sovereignty of all signers, including the United States.
Today in Vermont, polarization, lack of civility, and disagreement are as present as Maple trees. And our Senior Senator, Bernie Sanders, can be credited for much of it.
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders urged President Joe Biden to boost Social Security payouts and expand payroll taxes in order to fund the program for the next 75 years, according to The Washington Post.
One reason we do not have enough real journalism in America right now is because far too many media outlets are led primarily by the pursuit of profit as opposed to investing in the workers and resources it takes to educate the people of this country and hold the powerful accountable.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will consider running for president for a third time in 2024 should President Joe Biden decline to run, according to an adviser on Thursday.
One study found that progressive candidates received many high-profile endorsements, including from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). They also enjoyed support from one or more of the following groups: Our Revolution, Indivisible, Justice Democrats, Sunrise Movement, or The Progressive Change Campaign Committee.
Numerous American politicians have pointed to Canada’s public healthcare system as a model for a “Medicare-for-all” system. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has said that healthcare is a human right and that the U.S. must join every major country on Earth in creating a single-payer system.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns are being fined thousands after unlawfully hiring illegal aliens for top staffer roles, according to a Federal Election Commission (FEC) ruling obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.
“We have got to do more. At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, education, from pre-school through graduate school, must be a fundamental right for all, not a privilege for the wealthy few.”
“The Inflation Reduction Act passed the Senate 51-50. In my view, this legislation goes nowhere near far enough for working families, but it does begin to address the existential crisis of climate change. It’s an important step forward and I was happy to support it,” Sanders wrote.