Bernie Sanders (I‑Vt.) was elect­ed to the U.S. Sen­ate in 2006 after serv­ing 16 years in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. He is the longest serv­ing inde­pen­dent mem­ber of Con­gress in Amer­i­can his­to­ry. Elect­ed May­or of Burling­ton, Vt., by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms. Before his 1990 elec­tion as Ver­mon­t’s at-large mem­ber in Con­gress, Sanders lec­tured at the John F. Kennedy School of Gov­ern­ment at Har­vard and at Hamil­ton Col­lege in upstate New York. Read more at his web­site.
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Bernie Sanders: Democrats Need to Rein In Our Out-of-Control Military Spending
Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen.
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“We Have the People”: Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump’s SOTU Speech
The progressive Vermont senator rebukes Trump as a compulsively dishonest bully “trying to divide us up based on the color of our skin, our nation of origin, our religion, our gender, or our sexual orientation.”
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Bernie Sanders On the Right-Wing Ideology That Rules Our Economy
Milton Friedman is still the false prophet of Wall Street.
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Bernie Sanders: Corporate Media Threatens Our Democracy
This is a crisis we can no longer afford to ignore.
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Bernie Sanders in 1995: A Brutal Assessment of Bill Clinton’s First 2 Years as President
In this 1995 column for In These Times, Bernie Sanders laments then-President Bill Clinton's ties to corporate money—and lays out a progressive program that looks strikingly similar to his own 2016 presidential platform.
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Bernie Sanders: My Vision For Democratic Socialism in America
In order to create a more egalitarian society, we must take back the reins of our government from the billionaire class and provide democratic socialism for working families—not just Wall Street and giant corporations.
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What Real Shared Sacrifice Looks Like
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Organizing Help Wanted
We must defend America's middle class before millionaires and billionaires own the entire country.
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Bernie Sanders: Time to Save the Middle Class
The survival of the American middle class is at stake. If we do not act and organize now, when will we?
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The Senate’s Reconcilable Differences
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The Failed Prophet
As Wall Street collapses, so does Milton Friedman’s legacy.
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Earth to Bush
While the prez pats himself on the back, 5 million more Americans have slipped into poverty, hunger and homelessness
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No Small Achievement
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Remote Control
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An Indecent Act
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Ground Control to Mr. Bush
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Time to Commit
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How Kerry Can Win
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How a Bad Bill Becomes Law
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Bushs Attack on Older Workers