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